I have to be honest; I had never thought about a startup team in terms of coaching a set of players into becoming an elite sportsteam, before I met a former national coach, who presented the idea and philosophy behind it to me. But it makes a ton of sense. When we talk about startup… Continue reading What’s your system of play?
As a trained journalist I like a good narrative supported by documented facts. I like to be be drawn into a story knowing that it rests on a solid foundation of insights and things known to be true because those telling me the story have done the actual research and know what they are talking… Continue reading Use a great narrative to win
Never before have we had better opportunities to use the power of technology to help us prevent certain unwanted outcomes impact our way of life, building powerful bonds with eachother. Yet, instead of deploying tech for good in this context, we have largely chosen to deploy it for largescale, unsafe experiments with uncertain long time… Continue reading Saving our kids
It is one of those great ironies in life: For all the need of innovation within healthcare in order to be able to pay for everything and ultimately provide better outcomes for patients, it is super, super hard for a startup to get in a position to actually sell anything for the public healthcare sector.… Continue reading Show me the payer
Agility is a hugely important personality trait to have when you're running a startup in a dynamic market environment. Eventhough you have a laserlike focus on making your vision come through, you can be guaranteed that things are going to happen along the way that weren't a part of the plan, and where you will… Continue reading Have you got a Plan B?
2022 is behind us. As a person always interested in learning from experience, now is the time to look back and reflect a bit on what the past year provided that can be carried forward and hopefully put to good use in 2023 and beyond. There are many ways to do this, and I have… Continue reading 4 personal learnings from 2022
The other day I met a startup founder, who had been struggling getting his business of the ground as a business for the past couple of years. Despite claiming the ambition of millions of users worldwide, he had only reached a couple of thousand within the first couple of years. While there is always reason… Continue reading Moving aside
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