What you already know

Telling yourself what you want to hear is good. But telling yourself what you need to hear, even though it sucks, is even better. The best alternative is all of the above and to take action and sticking to it. You know this already – but we all need to hear it...

Idea stolen?

A lot of us are afraid of someone else stealing our ideas. Ideas are being stolen all the time – it is natural for ideas to spread. You just have to deal with this. And it’s actually no problem at all. Because few people, close to no one, can steal your...

Stop driving the plow

Everyone knows that simplicity works better for an organization. Yet, managers still insist on increased reporting, coordination, control and centralization. In a world where data is king, the obvious backlash is when actual man-hours need to be invested in order to...

Stockholm

No written words today. I’m shocked but not surprised, about yesterday’s attack in my home city. My thoughts are with those who didn’t make it home and their loved ones.

On elbows

Nobody wins when only one person grows. Because when you push people out of your way just to get ahead, and you do get ahead, all you’ve got left to lead is the people that have been pushed away. So you move to another organization. Stealing the position from...