When I joined Microsoft in 1993 my decision to do so was stimulated by the picture I had from Bill Gates as a visionary leader. The company’s mission Bill Gates created at that time was “A computer on every desk and in every home”. It was an aspirational vision and motivating target for the scorecards. Would Microsoft be the same company today if the mission would never have existed and Bill Gates visions would have not influenced the product and research agenda in the way he did?Continue reading Do we need visionary leaders for innovative business models?
’Our industry is unique and should not be compared with other industries!’ This is a common phrase I have heard countless times throughout my consulting career.
But is it true?Continue reading Rethinking your industry logic: Cross Industry Business Model Innovation
Business Model Innovation opens up the opportunity to not only transform the value proposition, value architecture or revenue model of an organisation, it is a chance to rethink your human value systems and build businesses that customers love, employees’ value and investors are excited about. Often, particularly in turbulent times, cultural innovation is an imperative for management.Continue reading Value creation through values in Business Models