From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Keynes and long term accountability

August 31, 2011

During the summer 2011 we have witnessed a dramatic increase in European and American national deficit crises. It is a macro economic crisis, with national governments unable to manage national debts. Governments have been allowed to fund themselves through borrowing since the 1930s, when John Maynard Keynes proposed that inadequate aggregate demand could lead to […]

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The launch of the year

August 28, 2011

The 20th of October, Christer Asplund and Jacob Ikkala, together with Bearing Consulting Ltd, launch the new book “Place Management – New Roles for Place Managers in Rebuilding European Wealth”! In the new book of Christer Asplund, senior advisor at Bearing Consulting Ltd and one of Europe’s leading authorities on place management, he deals with […]

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The Swedish business paper DI launches their yearly MBA scholarship!

August 22, 2011

A PR trick? Yes, but important to promote higher and executive education of Swedish business people. In the past it has been a lack of focus of higher education and executive education within the Swedish business sociality, something absolutely necessary to sharpen up the competitiveness of Sweden and all other all western countries. Go go! […]

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National innovation strategy is driving societal -Sweden world’s leading innovative country

August 15, 2011

New institutes springing up like mushrooms and universities is investing heavily. Now Sweden tops the list of the world’s most innovative countries. Simply innovation focus on an unprecedented scale. Have a look at our new trend watch.

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Living with Complexity

August 10, 2011

In a great TED talk, Donald Norman speaks about complexity in everyday life and how design helps us understand and cope with complexity. Norman gives many examples of complexity and design working together to create understanding for the consumer and asks, “Why do we need complexity? Because what we really want is understanding, so, it’s […]

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Buy 10,000 green mil and get an Audi for free

August 4, 2011

Social Innovation and sustainable thinking is emerging, business leaders shifting focus using social and sustainable thinking sharpening their competitive advantages. Interested reading more? Have a look at our new trend watch at

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