From the local village to the global village and back

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] Over the past decades we have seen the world becoming smaller and smaller thanks to new technologies. Location has almost become irrelevant when it comes to communicating, collaborating and connecting with other people. If I want to see someone Continue Reading

Edutainment and competition makes the world go round

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] The New York Times published an article today on how utilities turn their customers green. For years and years the Sacramento Municipal Utility District had tried to push people to using less energy by offering for example rebates Continue Reading

Should knowledge retention be high on organizations’ agenda?

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2008. ] Yesterday I stumbled across a post by Gordon Ross of Thoughtfarmer talking about a client where 50% of its staff is eligible to retire in the next eight years. What a massive brain drain! But we don’t even have Continue Reading