Hans Rosling shows the best stats you’ve ever seen

20. June 2009

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Hans Rosling, doctor, researcher and global health professor, is looking at some of the world’s most important statistics in a very exciting way.

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How can enterprises leverage the Future Internet?

7. June 2009

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FUTURE CAPPUCCINO is an ‘invitation only’ breakfast club which explores how enterprises can leverage the Future Internet.

AIMS

– Specialist business think tank regarding Future Internet for enterprises

– Learning & international knowledge exchange with a strong business focus

– Collaboration with international experts in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Turkey, Ireland, UK, US

Join the online discussion group on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (futurecap).


Jim Collins’ neues Buch: “How the Mighty Fall”

4. June 2009

Jim Collins, der grossartige (und sympathische) Autor von “Built to Last” und “From Good to Great” hat dieses neue Buch geschrieben, wie immer als Ergebnis einer heurisitischen Studie.

Dazu gibt es auf der Business Week eine Serie von ausgezeichneten Videointerviews, darunter eines über seine Wertschätzung von Steve Jobs.


Ray Kurzweil: A university for the coming singularity

2. June 2009

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A while ago I met Ray Kurzweil on a conference in Interlaken, Switzerland, and I was fascinated when talking to him about technology. Watch his great speech at TED Talks about singularity.


Nine Ways to Identify Natural Leaders

1. June 2009

Aus Gary Hamel’s Blog beim WSJ:

The need to empower natural leaders isn’t an HR pipedream, it’s a competitive imperative. But before you can empower them, you have to find them.

In most companies, the formal hierarchy is a matter of public record—it’s easy to discover who’s in charge of what. By contrast, natural leaders don’t appear on any organization chart. To hunt them down, you need to know . . . Read the rest of this entry »