Month: April 2013


Is Rovio’s Angry Birds brand already bigger than Disney?

A few years back, early 2010, I had a casual chat with Peter Vesterbacka, who just recently had started to drive Angry Birds marketing towards what it is today. We were chatting about how the world is open for those who have dreams  and are crazy, brave and persistent enough. We also talked about how…
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April 25, 2013 0

Olemisen sietämätön keveys

Myönnän suoraan, ihmiset ovat harrastukseni. Seuraan ihmisiä ja heidän toimintaansa, koska haluan ymmärtää heitä paremmin. Toisinaan seurannan kohteena ovat ihmisten sanomiset ja tekemiset, toisinaan seuraan vain sanatonta, non-verbaalista viestintää. Hyvin mielenkiintoista ja haastavaa on myös ihmisten välillä käydyn kommunikaation seuraaminen. Miten erilaiset ihmiset toimivat ryhmässä ja miten heidän roolinsa muuttuvat ryhmän kokoonpanon mukaan. Tällaisella harrastuksella…
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April 23, 2013 1

Business (r)evolution: Material Meets Immaterial

It’s quite clear that there is a huge transformation happening the the world. This means both local and global businesses, and many business owners and leaders are starting to realize that there is a need to do something different to survive. The ones not understanding this early enough are likely to be in trouble very…
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April 20, 2013 0

Let’s play a game: A world without big corporations

I challenge you to play a game with me. What would the world be like if there were no big corporations? First we need to define “big corporation” and come up with the rules. Let’s make 25 persons the definition of a “big corporation”, even though it is a very small limit. Let’s call this…
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April 4, 2013 16