We must act and adapt


The change management initiatives of the past have been a resounding failure. 60–70% of them fail.  What kind of company or  business could accept such a failure rate? Did the Command & Control motto…

Management as we know it is not working anymore


Management as we know it is not working anymore. Why? It used to work..did it , really? It was always like this ? Was it, really? But, but.. there are not alternative!! Aren't there?

From Command & Control to what?


From Command & Control to…what?. I have been searching for the next step for a long while. I have read and thought, long and hard about this. I could not agree more with serious and contemporaneous…

Rapid culture change oxymoron alert!


Rapid culture change oxymoron alert! This is a true story. I was having a serious discussion with a vice-president from an international company I respect enormously. Knowing someone for decades puts…

Leave a trail


"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." R.W. Emerson was so right. It is more work... ...but more rewarding It is risky... ...but more fun It is…

The wobbling effect: Stretch your complexity muscles!


I have a master in molecular biology. No bragging here. It is a fact. I am therefore flawed! I had to study biochemistry, organic chemistry biology and physiology as part of the usual curriculum of a…

The perfect solution


The Perfect Solution We are all looking for the perfect solution. The quick, easy and (usually) cheap way to solve our problems. The 8-step change process ; The 15-minute balanced meal ;The 2-month…

Collective intelligence: connect slowly to learn quickly


Intelligence collective ? Et quoi encore ? L’organisation apprenante est-elle morte ?