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Presentation given for entrepreneurs - as and Introduction to global challenges as a starting point for innovation.

Presentation given for entrepreneurs - as and Introduction to global challenges as a starting point for innovation.

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  • 1. Rebuildingbusiness for the21st century- Why 21st century challenges should be at thecore of innovation & entreprenuershipNovember 7th, 2011Sofus Midtgaard,Managing Partner LeaderLab & Rebuild21
  • 2. The shift from west to east...
  • 3. We witness the power of historical political institutions crumple
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  • 6.étente
  • 7. “Destroy to build” Mao Zedong
  • 8. Is it really a financial crisis we are facing?
  • 9. I think what we face is far more serious...
  • 10. I think we are facing a social, moral and institutional...
  • 11. ...meltdown!
  • 12. “There are two superpowers of the world today. The US president. And Moodys Credit Rating. And believe me it’s not allways clear who is more powerfull” Thomas Friedman 1996
  • 13. What was Lehman Brothers credit rating the week up until the bankruptcy Semptember 15th 2008? Moody Scale: (A3, A2, A1, Baa, Ba, B, Caa, Ca, C )
  • 14. A2!
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  • 16. Why don’t we start educating business people for the 21st century?
  • 17. “Don’t get an MBA - get angry!“ Anita Roddick, Founder The Body Shop
  • 18. Too much of our management thinking is still rooted in the industrial revolution
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  • 21. Grand 21st Century Challenges should be at the core of our innovation
  • 22. Obesity
  • 23. Depression
  • 24. Urbanization
  • 25. Oil dependence
  • 26. Lack of clean water...
  • 27. The Meaning Organization
  • 28. Will
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  • 30. “The need for information crosses all borders…”
  • 31. Whats the higher meaning/purpose of your organization?
  • 32. Radical innovation comefrom unexpected places
  • 33. The store about the ‘ice industry’
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  • 35. Nobody knew these guys back in 1998
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  • 38. What business are you in?
  • 39. Tapping into the global brain...
  • 40. From the genious of the few...
  • 41. To the wisdom of the crowds...
  • 42. Starbucks has recievedmore than 100.000 ideasfor business innovationfrom customers 2011
  • 43. More than 35% of P&G’s new Tekstproducts come from customerand partner networksSource: Former CEO A.G Lafley, HBS
  • 44. How open, networked and responsive are your organization? Score: 1-10 (10 highest)
  • 45. Marketing is not a department!
  • 46. From ChiefMarketing Officer to...
  • 47. Chief Listening Officer...
  • 48. Paid Owned EarnedPrint, Television, Radio, Brochure, retail stores,Magazines, Cinema, Word of mouth, company website,Outdoor, Banners, Facebook, Google+ Microsite, community,Direct mail, SEM/Paid Twitter, Digg, Youtube, Facebook Fanpage,Search, in-store media Flickr, blogs, forums Mobile apps etc. Strangers Customers Fans
  • 49. How likely are you to recommend yourorganizations or it’s main product to a friend or collegue? Score: 1-10 (10 highest)
  • 50. LeaderLabSofus Midtgaard, Managing Partner Leaderlab unites leaders, innovators, thinkers and politicians around a strong belief that we have to rethink and rebuild business, organizations and politics for the 21st century. A more open, transparent and global world challenge us to rethink the way we do business, the way we organize and the way we lead. We believe successful businesses and organizations of the 21st century will be more open, social, engaging and sustainable. We help leaders and companies rediscover and organize around meaning. We help leaders involve and energizeWe unite leaders to rebuild leadership, employees through open leadership. We help companiesbusiness and organizations for the 21st engage in co-creation and open innovation and transformcentury. customers into promoters. In LeaderLab we help organizations and leaders experiment with more open and engaging leadership-, business- and organizational designs for the 21st century. In short we help build business of the the 21st century.
  • 51. 21st century business and constructive growth Next years conference: June 13th and 14th 2012 L LEADERLAB
  • 52. Thank you foryour time andengagement- rebuilding leadership for the 21st centuryNovember 3rd, 2011Sofus Midtgaard,Founder & Managing Partner,LeaderLab & Rebuild21Email: sofus@leaderlabWeb: eller www.rebuild21.orgTwitter: @sofus