If 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.
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Mind the pause
So, 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.
Change is not accelerating
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.
Business is consolidating, not splintering
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 …
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New book project: “Lean is fun” and the future of business
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.
Jonathan Wichmann to join World Economic Forum’s Expert Network
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.
Why We Need To Radically Change How We Think About Education
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.
A miracle or a disaster? I just made this short documentary from my recent trip to Dubai.
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.
How I Made Social Media Marketing Work And Earned $1.5M In 4 Weeks
In 2016, I finally had some good success with using social media to achieve direct sales in an ecommerce setting. Here’s how I went about it.
Girls With Guns: This Is Probably The Best Opera-Ballet-Theatre Mash-up TV Ad You Will Ever See
The Royal Danish Theatre’s new campaign is a beautiful musical and visual mash-up of artistic creation, rehearsal and getting ready for the show. It was developed by agency Wichmann/Schmidt.