When Marcela Laguzzi first saw a hydroelectric power station as an eleven-year-old girl, it left quite an impression on her; it made the land fertile and provided Buenos Aires with renewable electricity! The social impact of your deeds, that’s what’s important.
Ben Verwaayen, CEO of French telecom multinational Alcatel-Lucent: "Education should focus more on the future and facilitate cooperation between children from different cultures. They’re important lessons to prepare them for what they’ll encounter in businesses and in society."
Marcel Mens and Juan Tates, Directors of @Hand Communications and @Hand InBusiness, are testing the boundaries of customer orientation using innovation, creativity and multimedia.
Hendrik Driessen, director and chief curator of De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tilburg has its own unique approach. He’s in no rush to draw as many visitors as possible and has no aspirations to be innovative at any cost. What kind of leadership is that?
The old way of leadership is very safeguarded by persons (mostly men) who want to remain their power positions. They don’t want change. But in all the past times beyond old structures arise new ones that force innovation and creativity into the world. Mostly started by people who did not fit into the dominant culture.