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Keep the game, change the rules

In today’s post I would like to link a blogpost by Seth Godin called Economies of small and a famous TEDtalk by Barry Schwartz on The paradox of choice. I’ll start of with the post by Seth Godin.

Economies of small

You can read the full post here, I want to highlight and comment some parts of it in this post.

Is being bigger an intrinsic benefit in and of itself?

I think this is an important question to ask yourself. Why and how will we benefit from being bigger? Are we growing with a purpose or merely to constrain overhead costs?

A bigger company means more stakeholders, employees, responsibilities, management, meetings… . You should also keep in mind that at a certain point, getting bigger wont make you more efficient. If growing will have a positive impact on your efficiency, bring you closer to the goals you set, increases your impact and credibility…

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About leyssensjan

Jan Leyssens is a designer and entrepreneur who strongly believes you can’t turn sustainability into a positive story if your main focus is on negative impact. When designing, he is always looking for the overlap between activism and entrepreneurship, technology and community. His main expertise lies in strategic business model development, Circular Economy, the makermovement, and social innovation. With a background in Industrial Design, Jan quickly shifted his focus towards business design and using the design process in strategic management. Jan is the father of two kids and founder & CEO of Regenerative Design, co-founder of Full Circle, ImpactBoost, and the Circular Design map, podcaster, storyteller, and changemaker.
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