Treasure 50 – Innovation and remote work

Welcome back dear friends of CompanyPirate. This is my 50th treasure and an anniversary edition, so to speak. To celebrate the day and as a thank you for your loyalty, this time I’m offering a double dose of nuggets on my core themes of innovation and remote work. Conny Dethloff, who was last represented in Schatzkiste 43, excavated one of his older articles on innovation this week. I like Conny’s… Read More »Treasure 50 – Innovation and remote work


I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Recently I stumbled across the blog parade of the Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen on the topic of innovation. I’ve been thinking about it for some time and that was the perfect trigger to put it on paper. In this article I present three innovations that have had a lasting influence on our society and have become an integral part of our lives today. But even more exciting are the stories of… Read More »I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Treasure 49 – Remote teams, Lean Startup, #NewPay

Who doesn’t know them? Department meetings, townhalls or all-hands are meetings that take place at longer intervals (e.g. quarterly) to give an update to an entire department or even a company. In Nugget #1 the people of give a summary of what they have learned. My company also has remote department meetings, as we have several locations worldwide. This works quite well thanks to the video of the speakers… Read More »Treasure 49 – Remote teams, Lean Startup, #NewPay

Treasure 47 – Think big, Effectuation, Innovation

I’m back from vacation and 2 weeks with longer periods of digital detox. But now I continue to provide my weekly findings from “sailing trips” through the net. Nugget #1 has long been a contribution by Nadja Petranovskaja. Nadja chooses some nice examples of great things that existed before someone talked about project management or even digitization. For something like the pyramids, “only” ingredients such as dedication, enthusiasm and a… Read More »Treasure 47 – Think big, Effectuation, Innovation