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December 12, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Lean Impact – NGO business model the smart way

Couple of notes : Impact is a the third parameter to be added to the traditional Growth / Value focus Separate end users and funders. Change the funding models to facilitate experimentatino on the early stage Scaling to early also happen to the non-profit – with similar issues are the in the traditional business Separate end users and funders.

September 8, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

3 talks about HR and company culture

Leo Widrich (Buffer) – Building Company Culture: Radical Transparency & Experiments Lear Widrich is a the CEO of buffer. Buffer – if you have never heard – is a SaaS product that help you manage your social media publications. They have a pretty aggressively open culture of sharing with the world how they work and this is a really interesting talk, where you will hear about important things from a practitioner....

June 16, 2018 · 1 min · Johann Savalle

Are you a robot?

Automation is coming. It is affecting nearly all industries. And it would be stupid to ignore it. But aren’t we taking the frenzy a tad too far? (Disclaimer: This article is a bit messy – I have tried my best to give it a decent shape – but if we are to be honnest, it needs some serious re-writing – which I will probably do – but I wanted to get this out now anyway – so take it as a work in progress with maybe a few unfinished thoughts / sentence here and there…)...

October 27, 2017 · 6 min · Johann Savalle

Everything is a remix

The quote above is a funny, yet very accurate introduction to the topic developed in the documentary by Kirby Ferguson : Everything is a Remix. (side note: If you care who said this quote go check this link to figure out nobody really knows.) Everything is a remix explores the concept of originality in creativity.  Never heard of it? Please, take the time to watch it below....

May 20, 2017 · 3 min · Johann Savalle

Do what you can’t

They did not know it was impossible so they did it — Mark Twain  Rules, somehow, always, seems to be a barrier to innovation.    Status-quo is cultural protectionism The status-quo creates artificial scarcity. Because it promotes the lack of initiative It supports business as usual. The status-quo is opposed to disruption, to change, to innovation. It is opposed to improvement. It is the systemic manifestation of the resistance....

May 17, 2017 · 2 min · Johann Savalle

The org. chart of a dying organisation

If this look like the org. chart of the place you work at, you might want to consider thinking to go somewhere else.  No organisation ever started to end up like this, but it usually happen when you do not ingrain a culture of learning into your people and your organisation. This happen when you put people who are just about the how, without understanding the why. The moment people stop caring where the company is going, and just care about their “job” you know things will turn bad....

May 30, 2016 · 1 min · YS