This is a picture I took at a conference in late 2020.

The number on the left is the position Denmark holds globally when it comes to women and education.

The number on the right?

Women in leadership roles.

Anyone who has had a discussion about gender and workplace issues…


Welcome to the Sparks of Innovation series. This is where I write about ideas, concepts and events that either have sparked a fresh thought in me or rekindled an old flame. It’s where I look at things that cross my path and inspire me to think or act differently, and…


This isn’t a first, but when it comes to pictures of Saga, I tend to bend the rules a bit… :-)

Today is the 31st of December 2020.

Rarely has there been such a moment for retrospection.

New Year’s Eve is always a time for looking back and looking forward.

This year, the date is auspicious in itself.

And what a year it has been.

I don’t think there’s a single…


Welcome to the Innovation Nitty Gritty series. Here, the devil is in the details, and this is where I geek out and go deep on hands-on innovation. The thoughts I share range from being world firsts to “Oh, I just discovered this — I’ll share, in case others also have…


Welcome to the Heroes series. Here, I talk about people, who have inspired me and who I think the world deserves to know better. The mini-portraits I share are my personal observations and are done completely without any input from those, I write about. …


A photo of my recently published book, The Innovation Cycle. Photo Credit: Rikke Saltoft

Let’s start out with the easiest one.

You have every reason in the world NOT to care about my blog or what I write about. If you’re not interested in innovation, especially so!

But let’s for a moment imagine that you ARE curious about what sort of blog this will…


Earlier today, I found this comment on a post I’d made on Linkedin. It made me not only very happy – especially coming from Todd, who is a guy I both like and admire – but also quite curious. It made me ask myself a question.

“How many people realise…


“Ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to this Board of Directors meeting at MegaCorp LLC. As you know, the current crisis has left us in a bad position. Luckily, we still have plenty of space to manuever and resources to make change happen. We are, after all, a huge company! But, truth…


Welcome to the Heroes series. Here, I talk about people, who have inspired me and who I think the world deserves to know better. The mini-portraits I share are my personal observations and are done completely without any input from those, I write about. …


Welcome to the Heroes series. Here, I talk about people, who have inspired me and who I think the world deserves to know better. The mini-portraits I share are my personal observations and are done completely without any input from those, I write about. …

Claus Raasted

Director at The College of Extraordinary Experiences, Coach at McKinsey & Founding Partner at The Global Institute For Thought Leadership. Author of 31 books.

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