Category Archives: Learning

Success is Peace of Mind

For many of you, the name of Coach John Wooden will sound familiar. For others, like me, it was a very recent discovery I made thanks to my friend Isaac Getz. Wooden UCLA basketball team coach has one of the … Continue reading

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Never Forget Lateral Learning

In a recent session with teams of Intrapreneurs from Group Poult (European leader in Private Label biscuits), we asked to some participants to illustrate through their experience what co-creation with customers really meant. The result was brilliant. We first heard … Continue reading

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My TEDxStrasbourgUniversité Talk

Only for French speakers, sorry !

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“All the President’s Men” and the Age of Internet

Because of US elections, French TV gave us the opportunity to watch again Alan J. Pakula’s movie : All the President’s Men. I have been impressed by one particular thing in the movie : the technological gap between 1972 and … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Keeping A Life Through Hard Times

A few days ago, I have formally put an end to a company that I have been fighting for over the last seven years. The last 18 months have been especially tough and I want to share here some insights … Continue reading

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Prototypes or Quick Wins ?

In the typical Change Management orthodoxy, there is this notion that you have to identify so called “quick wins” in order to gain momentum for your initiative. I do not deny the importance of such early successes : it develops … Continue reading

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On Transformational Learning

A very short post to comment a quote from Robert Kegan in Contemporary Theories of Learning, Editor Knud Illeris, Routeledge, 2008 : Adult educators with an interest in transformational learning may need a better understanding of their students’ current epistemologies … Continue reading

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Nine Coaching Lessons from “The King’s Speech”

It’s been quite a while since I saw the beautiful movie “The King’s Speech“. Many comments have been made about this work, but I’d like to focus on nine lessons that this story gives us about the office of a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books of the Last Twelve Months

Summertime is great for reading. I’d like to share with you and recommend 10 books I have read over the past twelve months. I’d be glad to hear from you : what nuggets  have you discovered lately ? This book … Continue reading

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Reflections after Lift 2011 Conference in Marseille

From July 6th to 9th, Fing hosted in Marseille an excellent Lift conference (feel the atmosphere here) with a terrific name : “Be radical !”. As one young entrepreneur put it on a funny slide, “radical” comes from Latin radis … Continue reading

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