How increased interest open opportunities for countries like Sweden

At the moment many Swedish manufacture plants are bought by BRIC players which are an interesting phenomenon as the interest is increasing meaning that there are reasons beyond low interest here. Historically European countries like Sweden has had a low interest which has lead to investments in automated manufacturing plants competitive with labor intensive manufacturer… Continue reading How increased interest open opportunities for countries like Sweden

The new generation of PR

PR has, generally spoken, changed over time and become more complex as the possibilities of interacting and building relations has exponential increased over time. Old truth might still be truth but often simplified approaches not possible to apply other than as isolated events. Today building relationship impacting specific target groups is a holistic challenge, not… Continue reading The new generation of PR

Michael E. Porter sends CSR back to the stoneage – now it is time for real entrepreneurship…

Michael E. Porter Harvard University professor, explains in an new video post, why business leaders must focus on shared value – creating products and services that benefit not only the company but also society. Or as like to put it, make the pie bigger… Responsible and smart entrepreneurs understand to create value through actions beneficial for all, without a working society and environment there is… Continue reading Michael E. Porter sends CSR back to the stoneage – now it is time for real entrepreneurship…

Enter the O-Desk, next level of entrepreneurship

Today I will share a recent happening but before that some words about trust. Trust can be one-dimensional, two-dimensional or transformational meaning that ether you have trust or not in your business partners (one-dimensional) or you can have both trust and distrust at the same time (two-dimensional) and an evolving trust, the transformational trust theory,… Continue reading Enter the O-Desk, next level of entrepreneurship

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years in 4 Minutes

The video below is an excerpt from a BBC documentary published on Youtube last week, which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of world history. It is presented by superstar Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny… Continue reading Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years in 4 Minutes

Joseph Nye on global power shifts

Historian and diplomat Joseph Nye  is an American political scientist and former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In the speech below filmed as a TED Talk in July 2010, Joseph Nye offers sharp insights into the way nations take and cede power and he gives us a fascinating… Continue reading Joseph Nye on global power shifts

The Indian IT wonder has become an old dinosaur – giving new entrepreneurial possibilities

Having invested in, worked with, sold and project lead Indian IT projects, I can state that Offshoring is here to stay. But not in the hands of Indian large companies, and nether to be used as a strategic tool by waver European business leaders. De Jure, outsourcing and offshoring, is about creating a flexible organization… Continue reading The Indian IT wonder has become an old dinosaur – giving new entrepreneurial possibilities

Internet Innovation and the Future of Banking

Banking policy tends to focus on banking in an economic context. In reality the future of banking and banking policy is now a consumer and customer context. This is not simply because of the role the public has played in maintaining stability in the recent crisis. It is because the commercial and enterprise world is… Continue reading Internet Innovation and the Future of Banking

The only we know is that we are uncertain about the future

Are we facing a boom, a double dip, or a potential break-down of the global environment? No one can know for sure? The degree of uncertainty is higher than for a long time. We probable has to go back as far as the industry revolution to experience the same degree of uncertainty. Can we learn… Continue reading The only we know is that we are uncertain about the future