I have always held a strong belief in the outsize value of strategic partnerships. And I must confess it has been a frustrating pain to be part of and watch a lot of good intentions end in absolutely nothing. I am by no means alone with that experience. In fact I think it's fair to… Continue reading How to win with corporates
The thing that truly separates a corporate job from a job at the startup is the chance to have an outsized impact on solving a problem for customers. More often than not the distance between problem, potential solution and the ability to get that solution in front of customers to test out is way short… Continue reading Have you got a sales quota?
In the startup environment it is not uncommon to frown upon people with experience from the corporate world. They are either too old, too conservative, to0 expensive or just too corporate to make it in the startup world. But is this really true? I don’t think so. In fact I think the right corporate profile… Continue reading The corporate talent gift
What will the Work-from-home (WFH) movement mean for local economic growth prospects? And for startups looking to facilitate this new way of basically organizing the economy? Futurist Thomas Frey has an interesting take, in which he basically says that while flexibility for people and corporations will be at an all time high, the demands on… Continue reading The new WFH opportunity
The Danish Management Society's new focus on "Digital Reshaping" - whatever that wording means - made me think; Whenever somebody talks about the need to 'digitalize' products or processes in an old industry company, you as a digital expert should be quite alert. Perhaps even worried. Because what does the phrase really mean? I will… Continue reading The dangers of ‘digitalization’
Great teams succeed together. A team full of individual stars lacking coordination and communication between the various positions fail no matter how good and expensive they individually are. If those things are true in sports, does it come as a surprise that it goes for corporate innovation as well? A great football manager knows that… Continue reading It takes a team to win