the pauses between the industrial revolutions are as important as the industrial revolutions themselves, then what are the real moments of change?
It’s an important question if we want to understand the future of business.
Continue reading “When the price goes down”
change is not accelerating. But change isn’t a constant either.
In modern history, the most accurate graph to illustrate societal change consists of continuous or overlapping S-curves.
Continue reading “Mind the pause”
How is it possible to say anything meaningful about the future of business? I mean, we’re all witnessing how things are changing so rapidly, right?
It’s exponential change. As described by
Moore’s law from 1965. Back then, Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles about every two years. Continue reading “Change is not accelerating”
On Friday, I did the very first interview for my “Lean Is Fun” book project. And I’m happy to say that a number of my assumptions about the future of business were challenged, if not to say debunked.
The interviewee was the esteemed
Chris McKenna of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, and the main purpose of the call was to find the answer(s) to the question I posed in my previous post:
“What are the key lessons of business history that will still be relevant in the future?” Continue reading “Business is consolidating, not splintering”
So, the day has come where I decided to start working on my idea to write a new book.
Since publishing “Leth and kedsomheden” in 2007, I’ve left literature and journalism behind to focus on communication, marketing and business in general.
Continue reading “New book project: “Lean is fun” and the future of business”
I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been nominated and accepted to join the
World Economic Forum‘s Expert Network.
Here, I will join 5,500 world-leading experts from academia, business, government, international organizations, civil society, the arts, and the media committed to improving the state of the world by helping to shape the global agenda.
Continue reading “Jonathan Wichmann to join World Economic Forum’s Expert Network”
How do we prepare our children for a world we hardly know anything about? The question is as puzzling as it is important and scary. Continue reading “Why We Need To Radically Change How We Think About Education”
It’s been a while since I last posted something here myself.
Last weekend I went to Dubai to speak at a conference, the GITEX Future Stars. Instead of writing a blog post about it, I decided to do something quite different… a video documentary. Or whatever the genre is.
Continue reading “A miracle or a disaster? I just made this short documentary from my recent trip to Dubai.”
So you watched
“Alone In Dubai” to the very end. Many thanks. You are one of a few who kept going. Now you have the chance to decide where I should go next. Vote here! Continue reading “What city should I visit next?”
Guest post by Jacob Haney, Research Optimus.
Surviving the initial stages of a new business is one of the most difficult steps, but that’s when things really start to get interesting. You have one of two choices: either rest on your laurels or grow it even further. So many people choose the former because they reach a certain comfort zone but that’s a mistake. The key should be to set your business up for the future.That’s the only way to avoid the pitfalls associated with failure.
Continue reading “The 5 Key Signs That a Business is Ready for the Future”