Anders Indset

Entrepreneur, Business philosopher & Author, The Business Philosopher

Anders Indset

The art og being wrong - Positive Progress and the search for better problems

Anders seeks to understand. Learning how to learn – refining the art of being wrong – is the driving force behind Anders’ actions and thoughts. He describes his journey as a search for better explanations. Anders is also fascinated and driven by the potential of positive progress, and the liberating power of questioning supposedly self-evident truths.

“It is not knowledge that makes a real Mensch, but a profound understanding of what we know today and what we do not yet know”

As a student of the science of consciousness, Anders Indset pursues a philosophy of dialogical discovery and explores the space between ‘what is’ and ‘that which is not’. Contrary to the suggested binary of the digital world, he sees his work as a dance on the edge of mind and matter, which reveals ambiguities and is never absolute.

»Our Leaders of today need the philosophy of the past, paired with the scientific knowledge and technology of tomorrow«

The native Norwegian, who originally gained global recognition as “The Business Philosopher”, builds bridges between ‘Mensch & Technology’ and shapes the economy of tomorrow with his (approach to) practical philosophy. He has two decades of experience working with multinational organizations and is a trusted sparring partner for international CEOs and political leaders, and is a guest lecturer at leading international business schools. Whether on big stages or in small groups, his unconventional way of thinking and his inspiring and dynamic personality, he moves and activates people, and leads them beyond ‘the given’ and what they hold to be self-evident.

Anders Indset is the author of three Spiegel bestsellers: “Wild Knowledge”, “The Quantum Economy”, and “Das infizierte Denken”, and has been translated into over 10 languages to date. In addition to his many co-initiated projects – GBI (Global Blockchain Initiative), #Enkelfähig, and “Die Veredlung Europas” (The European Refinement) – Anders is also a co-founder of the Njordis Group and the Global Institute of Leadership & Technology (GILT). Thinkers50 has ranked Anders as one of the most influential thinkers in leadership and business in the years to come. His philosophical work focuses on the ongoing search for better explanations and their practical implementation.

His work focuses on the dialogue between philosophy and business, which has boundless potential. Philosophy – “the art of being wrong” – supports the continuous improvement of business models, methods, and strategies by critically questioning basic economic assumptions and beliefs and uncovering core problems. The unlimited openness of this approach to paradoxes, differences, and ambiguities harbors the potential from which innovative and sustainable entrepreneurial perspectives and

»If we want to understand society, we must rethink the economy«

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