How our new CEO leads before he has even started


I’m pretty excited about our new CEO Mads Nipper! It could seem like a paradox, since I haven’t met the man, and he will not even start until August But I actually feel I know him enough to be

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Rusty as a nail, but my message is the same: Leaders Must Engage

Funny story: my son actually found a rusty nail the same day I presented. Coincidence?

Yesterday, June 3rd, I had the pleasure to present for a great crowd in Copenhagen, at the event The Future of Employees. It was a great day with the over all focus on (translated from the event website): “How will the

Posted in Adoption, Culture, Leadership

How to dissect a discussion thread


It took me less than 15 minutes to condensate and categorize the 4 basic tips of how to start a high value discussion thread. The reason for this was quite simple; They had all been dissected on beforehand. A dissection is

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The 4 basic techniques to create high value ESN discussions

In Grundfos we talk about something we call winner discussions and winner threads in our enterprise social network (ESN). Basically, it’s a post or case which evolves to become more successful than the average exchange we observe. The result is

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5 simple ways Executives can engage in the enterprise social network

C-level Executives

For some time now I have thought about the difference between “Executive support” vs. “Executive engagement” when it comes to Social Business Strategy and Adoption. Especially during the production of our Social Business Cookbook. Support is the easy one to

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Social Business Cookbook – soft version for all culture hackers

Cookbook front page

Since we presented our Social Business Cookbook in the form of a hard copy booklet, a lot of people have been asking if we would release a soft version. It’s important to understand that we made the public version because it

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Social Business Maturity Assessment

Social Business Maturity Assessment, model by the Community Rountable

Some of the questions you will get – especially from internal leadership – when you set out on a social busines journey are; What are you trying to achieve? What are the behaviors you want to change? How do you

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