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I recently grabbed the opportunity to listen to Bill Joiner of ChangeWise as a keynote speaker on Leadership Agility and take part in his great full day workshop on the subject, both organized (perfectly as usual) by the Greek Chapter of CEO Clubs International.   Bill joiner is a leadership expert and organizational change consultant, with […]

The Alchemist Formula… From Graphite to Diamonds!

There is a fascinating example from nature that I use in my public presentations to show the importance of creating the right kind of bonds between members of an organization; it is that of the difference between graphite and diamonds. These two minerals are chemically identical, made of exactly the same carbon atoms. It is […]

Systems Thinking and Education – An Analytical Trap

Post-Renaissance scientists developed and established what we now call Traditional Analysis Thinking, or Reductionism. They reduced problems into ever smaller questions and, by answering them, re-constructed the problem and arrived at solutions. At the time, this was helpful. The problems we were trying to solve were really simple problems with solutions which could be proved […]

Reinventing Business Thinking

Reinventing business thinking Success Alex Athanassoulas

Give any three-year old child a new toy and there are three things he or she will do. Take it apart, study its parts individually, and try to put it back together. These are the three steps of Analysis which cover how most of us think today. Analysis does provide us with knowledge, but it […]