Addicted to fake news: violation of human dignity

By Prof. dr. mr. Smits. English translation from the Privacyweb site - – done by staff on Coursera’s MOOC “Privacy in the Western World” by Fake news and privacy: obviously, the two have a strong relationship. That is because privacy is inextricably linked to human dignity. The first article of the European Charter ofContinue reading “Addicted to fake news: violation of human dignity”

Cost Reduction through correct investments

The Goodwind Company Research I recently had a discussion with a client about how to get better control of an exploding maintenance cost in the IT organization. The fact was that given a fixed IT budget, the cost of maintenance was eating up more and more of the development budget. In fact, it is saidContinue reading “Cost Reduction through correct investments”

Achieve More with Fewer Thoughts…Three Reasons Why!

It’s sounds strange, but true. The successful have fewer thoughts than the unsuccessful, and especially because they can hold important thoughts longer in their mind. Here are three reasons why the successful achieve more with less, and how you can create the behaviors to do the same too. 1. Create a Strong Focus A strong focusContinue reading “Achieve More with Fewer Thoughts…Three Reasons Why!”

Keys to Successful Leadership Programs

I have run a number of leadership development programs, and led leadership development sessions in business schools across Europe.   These programs get your leaders away from the day to day, and get them thinking about their own development and how they can move their organization forward faster. Here are two keys to make your next leadership development program even moreContinue reading “Keys to Successful Leadership Programs”

Most companies aim to just make their people happy. Here’s where they are often wrong.

by Paul Zak – Professor, Speaker, Entrepreneur Arbejdsglaede. Only the Scandinavian languages have a word for Joy at work; in Danish it is arbejdsglaede. What do the Danes know that most of the world does not? To find out, my team and I spent a week in LasVegas. We weren’t spying on Danes at aContinue reading “Most companies aim to just make their people happy. Here’s where they are often wrong.”

Grow your Business Judgment Pipeline

by Mark Fritz, Leadership Specialist Let’s run a little scenario with you. You lose the best person in your team today…someone you trust their business judgment 90% to make good decisions. The replacement you only trust 30%! How does tomorrow look? Not very good, and only one person/position changed within your team. Here a two key reasons that one ofContinue reading “Grow your Business Judgment Pipeline”

Raising performance by understanding what performance is

The Goodwind Company Research “To perform is about fulfilling an obligation, requirement or accomplish something as promised or expected. We perform (often business value creation) in relations to set expectations, our capabilities and the context we operate in. ” In numerous discussions with CIOs and senior IT managers, I hear an urge to raise performanceContinue reading “Raising performance by understanding what performance is”

The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?

Published by Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co The primary mechanism of the human ‘social brain’ is evolved to enable us to cooperate, care for each other and to do this we need to build long-term intimate attachments to others. It is taboo to tell others (including children) whatContinue reading “The Social Brain: Who is making a monkey of us?”

Kanban Vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose

Source: The Digital Project Manager Author: Ana Mayer If you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to simplify your project management methodologies, then this article is for you. With so many terms on project management methodologies out there, it’s essential to understand what they mean and how to chooseContinue reading “Kanban Vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose”

Digital governance – or die!

The Goodwind Company Research Hans Gillior “Success in the digital landscape is not for believers but for those how invest in their own analysis and know the digital business. Those who dare to innovate on all levels and challenge their “selected truths” and their heritage. The question is what you believe in?” A couple ofContinue reading “Digital governance – or die!”

AI and Human Centricity – Resetting Our Power Dynamic

Source: FutureShapers Author: Nicola Darke If we all believe a core benefit of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to enable human value add capability, why are so few organisations or governments doing anything to foster it? Because turkeys don’t vote for Christmas. You see, what no one is talking about is the fact that human valueContinue reading “AI and Human Centricity – Resetting Our Power Dynamic”

Whatever Next!

Source: FutureShapers Author: Richard Hames As a child, whenever we were caught on the hop, or something untoward occurred, my mother would exclaim in a somewhat apprehensive voice, Whatever next! Nothing of any consequence ever did happen next. Unlike today.  Intent to survive With disruption now commonplace, astonishing events pile up like chords in the finale ofContinue reading “Whatever Next!”

Guidelines for workplace mindfulness

Mark Leonard Director, Mindfulness Connected and Strategic Partner at Talik & Co Did you know that one of the largest well-designed Randomized Controlled Trials with and adapted version of MBSR showed no benefits in the workplace? PLOS ONE- Effectiveness of a Worksite Mindfulness-Related Multi-Component Health Promotion Intervention on Work Engagement and Mental Health- Results ofContinue reading “Guidelines for workplace mindfulness”

Fostering sustainable collaboration with insights from neuroscience

Source: FutureShapers Author: Andreas Penzel Organisations have to master dynamic changes both on the outside and on the inside. The role of collaboration becomes increasingly important in today’s (business) world. Insights in the field of neuroscience can help leaders, managers and innovators to learn what needs to be done and what to avoid in developingContinue reading “Fostering sustainable collaboration with insights from neuroscience”

Igniting Innovation by Sparking Sensations

GLOBAL BEEHIVE ARTICLES Source: FutureShapers Author:  Michael Perman If you’re reading this article, it’s likely because you are CRAVING a little creativity in your life: imaginative future vignettes about your personal creative scenarios or the harvest of ideas emerging from full-blown, collaborative experiences that are orchestrated with your team to drive remarkable innovation. If youContinue reading “Igniting Innovation by Sparking Sensations”