Category Archives: Video

A novel approach to achieve sustainable team performance – Interview with Curt Blattner

Curt Blattner is a former Nestlé exectutive and author of the book “The HEARTBEAT of EXCELLENCE – The Design of Changing Sustainably, the Swiss Way” In this interview you will learn Why some teams are able to maintain high performance, while others fail How to minimize pain and waste when trying to improve performance The […]

The human side of business – Insights from an entrepreneur in Vietnam

Mastering the human side of business – In this interview with Thomas Himmelrich, my entrepreneurial sparring partner based in Vietnam, you will hear things that are also relevant for entrepreneurs in Europe.  The importance of the human side of business Things you better learn fast when you start a new business Focus is not just […]

How to transition from corporate to independent – Interview with Giuseppe Conti

In this interview with Giuseppe Conti, founder and managing partner of Conti Advanced Business Learning (CABL). Giuseppe has successfully managed to transition from corporate to entrepreneur. In this video you will learn What new things you need to learn when moving from corporate to entrepreneur What strategic choices are important to make early on That […]

How to grow a business in a shrinking industry – Interview with Alain Depuydt

This interview is first in a series of conversations we plan to have with business builders. The purpose of these interviews is to learn from successful entrepreneurs about their experiences and lessons learned. In this interview with Alain Depuydt, managing partner of a company that has managed to scale while keeping staff numbers low, you […]

A Saturday morning habit that helps me be less stupid

Story I recently started a new habit. Every Saturday, I go for a 90-minute walk. The trigger to this was reading a book that a friend recommended to me:  “The Road Less Stupid” by Keith Cunningham.   One of the first lines in the book is “Smart people do dumb things.” The message the author tries to convey […]

Why do so many leaders fail to delegate effectively

Video:  In this video, I look into the question Why so many people who want to delegate fail to do so effectively? Before I answer this question, let’s look at why delegation is important. The number 1 reasons to delegate is to have more time for the things that you like and are really good […]