A triangle for circularity

To change the system, we must change ourselves The circular economy offers us solutions to move away from the destructive take-make-waste approach that has dominated our global economy for centuries. The model…

Free your mind, and the rest will follow…

En Vogue sang it in the early nineties, and it is now truer than ever. There is so much going on in the world: illness, discrimination, violence, climate change, collapsing economies, poverty…

Time to talk about the ‘s’-word, if we are serious about a circular transition

Okay, I am just going to have it all out. I am just going to #bebrave, take the bull by the horns and say the word: I think we need to address…

The neglected side of circular economy: the inside

How many sides are there to a circle? Well, two as it turns out: an outside and an inside. Being in the frontlines of the transition towards a circular society during the…

3 unconventional tips for governments to drive the change for a circular society

The shift to a circular society is about much more than a new range of products and services, and altered rules and legislation: more than anything it is about a mind shift.…

Why a circular economy can never be a controlled economy

I want to raise an issue that I feel is essential to understand at this point in the transition to a circular economy. The concept of the circular economy is inspired by…

On how increasing digitization is making us more human than ever.

empathy, intuition and creativity For centuries, our educational systems have been aimed at cramming as much knowledge as possible into our little brains in a fixed amount of time. Facts, figures, rules…

How I developed a healthy relationship with my ego.

Silencing the inner critic… A million dollar business for therapists, coaches, consultants, selfhelp books, workshops, retreats and whatever else is hip and happening at a particular moment. We all know it: that…

6 tips for aspiring entrepreneurs in the sharing economy

On unicorns, alliances and using intuition. The sharing economy is gaining ground: it’s estimated value is $335 BN in 2025 and 75% of people now believe they will increase their sharing of…

How climate fundamentalists are harming our quest for a healthy world – a history lesson

If we don’t act now, we are inevitably bound for hellfire and damnation. We will face the same destiny as those poor dinosaurs once did in that earlier Armageddon caused by a climate change.…