A couple of weeks ago I ventured a bit into unknown territory, when I attended the Green Impact Summit in Copenhagen. I wanted to get a firsthand view of what's going on within the world of impact startups and get a sense of how it's progressing from being a lot of great and interesting ideas… Continue reading Unleashing impact
Working at startup takes it toll. Ambitions are running high, ressources are always stretched, a lot of processes are not in place, and getting the right talent to join the mission is super hard. There is absolutely every reason for why days and weeks can feel like an almost eternal struggle. But that's just the… Continue reading Affecting change hurts
It sounds stupid, right? That there can be anything of excellence in failing. Because failure is just that, right? Failure. But look at it this way: If you don’t fail in anything, you don’t try anything. You never follow your curiosity to explore new things and new ways of doing new things. Having said that… Continue reading Excellence in failure
Looking at what is happening in the US, I think it's fair to say that their education system is completely and utterly broken. Forget about universities or colleges being about preparing you for a corporate career. The first order of business should be to have the fundamental ability and urge to teach kids and young… Continue reading Fix education!
Hello 2020! It's a new year and with that comes fresh opportunity including the opportunity to set really ambitious goals for the coming 12 monts. So naturally, I have done that on behalf of my work as Head of Studio at inQvation. In 2020 I want us to co-found at least one startup taking on… Continue reading 3 big goals for 2020
Launching an entirely new research area into machine behaviour as suggested by MIT Media Lab seems like an obvious good idea. Because the more we leave to machines, the better we need to understand the decisions those machines make, the rationale behind them and the impact they will have on our outcomes. Forcing ourselves to… Continue reading Understand the machine