Melle Ketting

“Getting acquaintances to work together for better projects” is what I like to do. Being a matchmaker between engineers/project managers and challenges at our customers. Translating customer requirements into practical and feasible solutions is a challenge that I like working on every day. In short, I am a mix of civil engineering, sales, business development&consultancy, networking, tracking trends &…

leadership

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hillennevins/2018/07/15/why-sophisticated-leadership-matters-especially-now/ Create a compelling organizational story. If your people don’t seem to fully understand the purpose of the business or organization and how that drives decision-making and allocation of resources, initiate a story-creation session with your direct reports and high potential employees. Ensure that they can, and do, translate that story down into the organization. Revisit your team’s purpose and operating model.  If your people appear disgruntled or unmotivated, collaborate…

William Li and NIO

William Li is a serial entrepreneur who has listed three companies and founded dozens more. Before Nio he had never taken a bank loan for one of his ventures. “William Li has a very acute sense of when to seek fundraising and when to tap into the public market.” NIO translates “blue sky coming” a…

Lu Qi

Chinese born technologist, who worked at Yahoo. Now he heads Y Combinator’s China beachhead. Lu worked three years at Microsoft where Satya Nadella used to work for him. Lu Qi is one of tye first Chinese to make a top career in the best US companies. Strong in negotiating and dealing with young companies. “Never…