Setting yourself up to win…in 2018

  Your skills, behaviours and mind-set will determine your success. But negative behaviours and preconceptions are often blind spots, which require a concerted effort to reveal and overcome. Part of the barrier is how you perceive things (for example yourself and the challenges you face), and part relates to how you approach things (your work, problems, etc.). With the wrong …

Søren LaungaardSetting yourself up to win…in 2018

Purpose-driven companies achieve superior results, innovate faster and perform better over time

New global research released at the recent World Economic Forum reveals that purpose-driven companies achieve superior results, innovate faster and perform better over time. The initial research findings show that corporate leaders see their company purpose expanding with their organisation’s role evolving to address global challenges, engaging employees and customers in new ways, with leading executives initiating purpose-led transformation journeys …

Søren LaungaardPurpose-driven companies achieve superior results, innovate faster and perform better over time

Are you heading for trouble?

“Major intelligence failures are usually caused by failures of analysis, not failures of collection. Relevant information is discounted, misinterpreted, ignored, rejected or overlooked because it fails to fit a prevailing mental model or mind-set”. This is the conclusion in R. J. Heuer’s book “Psychology of Intelligence Analysis”, published by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), where he reviews major cases of …

Søren LaungaardAre you heading for trouble?

The wicked game of business. Going for the reward at the bottom of Pandora’s Box.

“Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them”. Have you ever heard about wicked and tame problems? Wicked problems was a term originally used to describe problems in social policy and planning that were difficult or impossible to solve. Wicked problems are hard to grasp, define and explain, and …

Søren LaungaardThe wicked game of business. Going for the reward at the bottom of Pandora’s Box.

Learning to see – evaluating the business model performance and potential

Imagine if you could see your company’s performance and potential without prejudice, from multiple angles and perspectives, having all the required information, drawing on relevant insights, experiences and knowledge, and on this basis always make well-founded and wise decisions. How would that impact the company performance – and your own? We like to believe that we are completely rational, and …

Søren LaungaardLearning to see – evaluating the business model performance and potential