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14 TED talks for inspirational leaders

Quite often, when training or advising executives and politicians, I’m impressed by the impact, certain TED talks have on the creative and decisive process of these leaders. Both the discussed ideas and format really appeal to creating leaders and are sometimes significantly impacting the organisational thinking on how to create and capture value. Below, the […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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TED-waardig presenteren; mijn 5 favoriete tips

Dat is toch die film met die beer? Jullie bezorgen toch pakketjes? Soms kom ik nog bij organisaties, die denken dat mijn werk voor TED/TEDx te maken heeft met de berenfilm TED of koeriersbedrijf FedEx. Niets is minder waar. TEDx bezorgt geen pakketjes, maar inspirerende ideeën! Het wereldberoemde TED-concept is inmiddels ook duidelijk doorgedrongen bij […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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Kijken kijken niet kopen

Je hebt ze vast wel eens gezien. Van die Nederlanders die op vakantie door winkeleigenaren in gebrekkig Nederlands worden nageroepen: ‘Kijken kijken, niet kopen’. Wél urenlang naar waren kijken, maar iets kopen? Ho maar! Iets waar ‘Hollanders’ in het buitenland om bekend staan. Ook op het web gebeurt dit veel. Door dit zogeheten ‘bagging’ blijft […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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Daiper techniques, clusterbombs and Panama Papers; a week with the Tinkers Enablers & Doers of the world

Exactly ten years after TED started democratizing ideas by posting TED talks online, the organization invited their ‘Global brain’ for its Summit in Banff (Canada), to look ahead, spark conversations and enjoy an intense experience in the light of ‘ideas worth doing & spreading’. Besides a bunch of veteran TEDx organizers, translators, Fellows, executives and […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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The best TED Talks for better meetings & more fun at work

Quite often people ask me about my favourite TED talks for all kinds of situations. Today: how to improve your meetings at work & make work more fun! David Grady: How to Save the World (Or At Least Yourself) From Bad Meetings Off course the talk of David Grady cannot be missed in this list. In his […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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“Please cancel modest out of your vocabulary”

Forget Silicon Valley, Amsterdam was yesterday the ‘tech Mecca’ of the world with the opening of ‘Startup Fest’. Apple’s CEO told the audience at the Beurs van Berlage that he “feels a vibrancy, an excitement, a sort of optimism here in Europe”. An optimism that has its clear effects on the Dutch economy according to […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago