Greek Crisis, Bailout and Elections – on managing change

A lot has been said and written on the Greek Financial / Debt crisis.  Most of it focuses on parts of the problem, thus preventing us to see the big picture and provide a functional and effective solution.  During an video interview with the Financial Times, part of which you can see here, I noted a […]

If it ain’t sustainable, don’t event try…
Lessons from the latest elections in Europe

Analytical thinking, European elections, presidential elections, France, Germany, Greece, crisis, growth, sustainability, elections, Austerity

Recent elections, the latest in France, Germany and Greece, prove once again the defeat of analytical thinking.  Amid one of probably the worst financial crisis in Europe, and probably way before its end, the solutions that are laid on the table are purely financial – if not on an superficial accounting level.  Austerity, taxes without […]

Losing (to) the Eye of the Tiger

Most of the time, when people in Greece discuss the current situation, how we “lost the game” and got here, we tend to hear a variety of views. They range from international conspiracies to bureaucratic dysfunctional mechanisms, from corrupt politicians and public servants to inefficiencies in the general workforce and, lately, a variety of views […]