VISION MADE CLEAR

The biggest danger of a crisis is distraction. Clarity Matters.

LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD Business School

I help executives to filter out the noise. They can then lay bare what impacts their companies. A leader must take action to make their organizations “future-ready.”

I am the LEGO® Professor of Management and Innovation at IMD business school in Switzerland. I am also the director of the school’s Center for Future Readiness.

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The World Is Too Noisy. How Can My Company Become Future-Ready?

The World Is Too Noisy. How Can My Company Become Future-Ready?

The Most Future-Ready Companies Of 2022 In Finance And Automotive

The Most Future-Ready Companies Of 2022 In Finance And Automotive
Clarity is mastery. Great companies don’t happen by sudden revolution. They materialize via incremental evolution.

What Makes a Company “Future Ready”?

What Makes a Company “Future Ready”?
The more uncertain the world seems to be, the more it is important for companies to become future-ready. In times of crisis, this type of readiness doubles as a source of resilience. 

How Companies Prepare in Springtime Will Set the Tone for the Year

How Companies Prepare in Springtime Will Set the Tone for the Year
Effective leaders and future-ready companies win by embracing paradox. This article focuses on some examples of those who could and couldn’t.

Why Your Best Innovators Are Always Out of Bounds: Just Look at Allbirds

Why Your Best Innovators Are Always Out of Bounds: Just Look at Allbirds
Executives from large companies are always surprised when small start-ups go public. That’s certainly the sentiment for sustainable shoemaker Allbirds.

Why Your Company Isn’t Agile: It’s Too Fragile to Sprint

Why Your Company Isn’t Agile: It’s Too Fragile to Sprint
Ron Westrum describes three types of organization. Depending on how many yesses you had, your company probably lies somewhere between the two extremes.