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The Guide to the Ecosystem Economy

Unveiling the Blueprint for Sustainable Business Success

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The buzz around 'ecosystems' grows louder by the day. While some dismiss it as mere hype, others see it as the inevitable evolution fueled by big data and technological advancements.

In times of economic turbulence, stability is coveted, and companies are joining forces, pooling their expertise to forge innovative solutions for the future. Ecosystems, in essence, are interconnected businesses collaborating within a network to deliver value to customers. It's not just a passing trend; it's a transformative movement.

Rik unveils the diverse array of ecosystems, illustrating how they all share common foundational elements and dynamics. These elements coalesce to form a responsive, adaptive organism tailored to thrive in the contemporary business landscape.

The outcome is an anti-fragile system, resilient and enduring. Every company possesses the fundamental components to metamorphose into an ecosystem; what's needed is the impetus to set the wheels in motion. Enter 'the double flywheel'—the clandestine force propelling ecosystem evolution.

In his keynote, 'The Guide to the Ecosystem Economy,' Rik navigates the intricacies of ecosystems, elucidating the building blocks, momentum, and the double flywheel. He demystifies the fundamental principles governing ecosystem operations and offers actionable insights to translate theory into tangible outcomes. With a blend of big data, AI, genetic algorithms, and unwavering customer focus, Rik delivers an electrifying surge of inspiration and motivation.

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Rik is an author, futurologist, business philosopher, coach and above all a very inspiring keynote speaker. He looks at companies and organisations from his unique and surprisingly broad perspective and makes it clear to them how they can continue to be relevant in the ever digitising society of the future. He likes to challenge them to distinguish themselves within and even outside of their industry.

Rik writes and speaks passionately about business models, entrepreneurship, leadership, marketing, customer focus, sales, (digital) innovation and the interconnectedness thereof.

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International keynote speaker, coach, author and advisor on the impact of all things digital on society and business.

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