Rik is a renowned thought-leader, worldwide keynote speaker and author of business bestseller “Managers The Day After Tomorrow”. He’s a trusted advisor on the topics of extreme customer centricity, innovation in the digital era, business model change, sales, marketing and leading companies on their journey to their very own Day After Tomorrow.
The Guide to the Ecosystem Economy
Ecosystems (or platforms) are hot. Why is it more than just another buzz? Why is the ecosystem economy the inevitable outcome of the changes in society due to forces like big data and 21st century technologies? Why is it the answer to the huge challenges we are facing in the next decade when we have to reset our economy.
Business and life in the day after covid-19
You had been building this amazing 5 year plan. Business was growing, your ambitions were high and then all of a sudden a gigantic meteorite called COVID-19 struck our planet and caused a major standstill of life and business. The world will never re-start in the old mode. You have loads of questions. How will the post-COVID-19 world look like? And the mother of all questions: What can companies do today to survive, strive and win after the harsh winter of COVID-19?
Managers the Day after Tomorrow
In January 2018, Rik finished his book “Managers The Day after Tomorrow”. He had been struggling with the fact that writing a book about technological changes and fast changing times is an almost impossible mission by definition: a book is static. The recent happenings however, are a pretty good reason to re-discover the book. Rik revisits Managers The Day After Tomorrow from the perspective of the new challenges to better understand how managers should prepare for that New Normal.