What is this site about?

Many companies are struggling these days. Markets are saturated, entry barrier for competitors is low and some existing business models are dying because of digitalization. It also impacts the way we work. Businesses and organizations are becoming global and are collaborating across geographical and cultural boundaries. They are also looking for agility in order to keep pace with the dynamics of their markets.

Companies need more pirates to survive. It is not about robbery and violence. It is about the original meaning of the word pirate. According to Wikipedia the word pirate originates from the greek words πειρᾶν peiran „to attempt, to venture, to explore“ and πεĩρα peira„venture, attack“. Pirates challenge the status quo, explore new ways of work and stay agile.

Who are the pirates?

Right now there’s one pirate on the ship. You can learn more about Tobias on his social media profiles:

If you want to join Companypirate (e.g. for a guest post), just send an email.

What to expect on this site?

The treasure contains interesting discoveries from my sailing trips through the net. The nuggets are texts, podcasts and videos about innovation, remote work and many other topics that concern companies. The treasure appears at the beginning of the week – perfect for discussing with colleagues and trying things out.

Furthermore there are my own articles in the category Compass to encourage research and experimentation. Feedback is always welcome! How do you like my articles? What new topics would you like to see?

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