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Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

 Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

11-10-2016 When your book is number one and it hasn’t even hit the stores, you know you’re doing something right. I interviewed the designers of “Design A Better Business” to understand what their secret is. And believe it or not… It’s design. Maarten, wearing custom made shoes,...

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How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

 How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

03-10-2016 What drives business model innovation at leading companies such as AirBnB or Alibaba? Is it better ideas, more resources, smarter people, more advanced technology, or a better network? All of these things are important, but there is another, more powerful artefact that drives innovation...

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Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

 Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

14-09-2016 We are all witnesses of one the biggest industry disruptions of our time. The music industry is falling apart: the businesses built around fame and record sales are dying a slow and painful death. Nielsen’s mid-year US music report from 2014 already showed 15% percent drop in album...

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Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

 Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

14-09-2016 Since the publication of Business Model Generation in 2010, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) has spread like wildfire throughout the business community. No matter where you go, if you’re near business people, business students, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, you’re bound to see...

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Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

 Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

01-04-2016 In the developed world, the world of fast moving consumer goods is different compared to the developing world. Most people have the basics of life. Buying soaps, diapers, water, shoes or spectacles are commonplace. Brands are fighting it out there. What if we take this basic idea...

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The MegaTrend of Social Innovation

 The MegaTrend of Social Innovation

21-03-2016 If we want to know what a business is, we have to start with its purpose, and the purpose must lie outside the business itself. In fact, it must lie in society, since a business enterprise is an organ of society. — Peter Drucker What if social needs become business opportunities?...

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The why of the “social ventures incubator program?”

 The why of the “social ventures incubator program?”

21-03-2016 The City of Adelaide has shown incredible foresight and leadership last year when it tendered for a social enterprise incubator in Adelaide. You may be thinking: City council, Adelaide, social enterprises. How did these three things come together? Do you know where Adelaide is or...

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How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

 How Toyota Financial Services created Strategic Alignment using Business Modeling Tools

18-06-2015 To show how various companies use business modeling tools to transform their business, Strategyzer published our story of how we helped Toyota Financial Services strengthen the organisation’s alignment around a strategic goal.   In 2012 Toyota Financial Services (TFS), the...

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Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

 Videos: Patrick van der Pijl on Business Model Innovation

17-06-2015 Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc. and producer of the worldwide bestseller Business Model Generation regularly delivers keynote speeches and masterclasses about Business Model Innovation worldwide. Below you find some videos of speeches, masterclasses and interviews. Interested...

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The often overlooked Z-Axis of Business Models

 The often overlooked Z-Axis of Business Models

27-05-2015 Since its first appearance in 2008, Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas (BMC) and book, Business Model Generation, co-authored by Yves Pigneur, and produced by Patrick van der Pijl, CEO of Business Models Inc., have absolutely changed the way we look at how businesses...

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The often overlooked Z-Axis of Business Models