People need to dream

Chris Cordey, CEO of Futuratinow.com and Associate Professor at Business School Lausanne, organized a very interesting Sustainable Luxury Forum in Geneva last week. The title of the forum set the scene – Luxury in a VUCA World: How to Address Soaring Inequalities, Scarcities and Complexities?  A VUCA world needs to be explained – it means a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. In short, the world we live in today. Continue reading

A quantum shift in thinking

Collaboration is the new competition – Reading this headline I sensed something exciting, a welcome shift in thinking. On January 10, 2013 The Harvard Business Review Blog posted this article written by Ben Hecht, President & CEO of Living Cities. This organization deploys a unique blend of more than $140 million in grants, loans and influence to re-engineer obsolete public systems and connect low-income people and underinvested places, to opportunity.  Continue reading