Disrupting markets have for years been a formula for success for startups. Be nimbler, nicer looking and cheaper than the incumbents in your market, grow at a blistering pace whatever the costs associated with it and you will be on to doing great things taking your idea from it's inception into potentially a unicorn scale-up.… Continue reading Amplification beats disruption
Just because you have made it once, doesn’t mean that you have made it forever. Just as you replaced an incumbent by delivering a better, smarter, cheaper or whatever solution to your customers pains, somebody else could come in tomorrow and do to you what you did to them. Just as you worked tenaciously to… Continue reading Always stay alert
So far we have been used to medical breakthroughs in treatment of various conditions in terms of new medicines, where a new pill can be the solution to serious conditions and ailments of various sorts. The new and highly successful obesity drug from Danish manufacturer, Novo Nordisk, is just one example. But every time a… Continue reading Needed: New breed of digital health tools
Often when we think about which new projects to pursue, we have a tendency to stay away from the ones, where there are already some really dominant players. Because we have a feeling that we will ultimately come up short. But is that always the case? What happens when someone you know from a successful… Continue reading Go challenge success
Despite every intention otherwise, I keep returning to commenting on the industry, where I got my education and served a significant part of my career: The media industry. I just can't escape the fact that I get almost emotional every time someone within the industry makes an argument that only serves to prolong the suicidal… Continue reading Cakes, laptops…and news
When you try to affect change and solve a problem in a new way, you need them to be ready to give up how they have done things in the past. Or get them interested in forming a new habit. For some things it's easier than with others. If you're just presenting a more efficient… Continue reading Igniting change
Not at all. It is just not something we talk about in the same way as we did only a few months ago. Disruption has moved from the rostrums, talks, columns and what have you and from people who basically have little idea about what the notion means to the lab, the office, the daily… Continue reading Is disruption dead?