Seth Godin’s Permission Marketing, GDPR and Alignment of Interests


In 1999 I started in the business of recruitment of IT Professionals and business consultants. While setting up the business, I was very inspired by the work of Seth Godin to reach out to potential candidates and clients. I read Seth Godin’s book on permission marketing and started to apply the proposed principles rigorously towards registered … Continue reading Seth Godin’s Permission Marketing, GDPR and Alignment of Interests

I Am A Proud Threefold Ambassador


Threefold Foundation asked me why I wanted to be an ambassador for the foundation and here is my answer. “Thanks to ThreeFold Foundation robust technology comes available in good organisational design. A design that takes in account that humankind strives for prosperity for all. In 1999, I started my own business in the market of … Continue reading I Am A Proud Threefold Ambassador

‘Blockchain Organiseren’ zet zich door


Onze data verankeren voor betere welvaart. Daarvoor stimuleren  wij mee de mogelijkheden van ‘Blockchain Organiseren’. Paul Bessems en Walter Bril van Weconomics Foundations schreven er een boek over. Op 8 juni 2017 organiseerden we een event rond het onderwerp in het Fort 5 te Edegem. Kennis is gedeeld, intenties binnen lopende projecten zijn uitgesproken, nieuwe samenwerkingsverbanden gesmeed. Zo … Continue reading ‘Blockchain Organiseren’ zet zich door

Dear 2016, we thank you for


the EU GDPR growing awareness about algorithms in business and democracy growing network of co-designers in the Web 3.0 innovation space knowledge sharing and inspiration for blockchain organising MooC on New Business Models – Working Together on Value Creation prototypes ready to scale openness and willingness to create a future of abundance  Dear 2017, we … Continue reading Dear 2016, we thank you for

Better prosperity thanks to Data Ethics is Team Sport


Data Ethics as competitive advantage is shifting playing fields. It’s getting time to start and getting to explore the window of opportunity. Why ? – Tools are out there to connect privacy data in new ways to organisations. – Legislation is supporting. – Smart contracting is thanks to blockchain on the innovation agenda. – Organisations … Continue reading Better prosperity thanks to Data Ethics is Team Sport

PDS (personal data service) voor betere zelfsturing en business modellen


Als ondernemer in arbeidsbemiddeling geloofde ik dat digitale infrastructuur mistte om kandidaten aan het stuur van hun loopbaan te kunnen zetten en een goed business model op te zetten voor markt facilitators. Met PDS (Personal Data Service) krijgt het individu regie over zijn gegevens. Professionals kunnen connecties leggen met tal van communities die projecten aanbieden. Matching … Continue reading PDS (personal data service) voor betere zelfsturing en business modellen

Weconomics Foundations and New Organisational Thinking


Regarding to Paul Bessems (founder of WEconomics Foundations): the word “NEVER” in the quote of Oliver Williamson has to be challenged. “And NEVER the twain shall meet.” Never ? The lack of concerns (privacy, work, digitisation, business models, market developments) and collaborative actions in e.g. the market of talent acquisition is a problem. Language has to … Continue reading Weconomics Foundations and New Organisational Thinking