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Frederic Sanders: “Als je kijkt naar hoe de natuur iets doet, vind je vaak de beste oplossing”

Name: Frederic Sanders (1974) Project: Hampi Products Missie: Producten op de markt brengen, die goed leven en goed doen in zichzelf verenigen Tijdens zijn studies literatuurwetenschappen en cultural analysis in achtereenvolgens Leiden, Berkeley en Amsterdam raakte Frederic geboeid door wat… Read the rest

Relinde Moors "you're not on stage for the applause, but to share something"

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oxwehyxDZU[/youtube] Name: Relinde Moors (1979) Project: Project Zeezicht Dance Company Mission: “making evocative high quality theatre for all ages” Relinde wears the hat of a dancer, choreographer, producer and teacher for dance and theatre. She has founded Stichting Danstheater Adentro,… Read the rest

Roel-Jan Elsinga: "clean thinking, without restricting yourself in anyway by existing conventions"

Name: Roel Elsinga (1973) Project: Creating a new design brand, called Roel-Jan Elsinga Mission: “contribute to making the world a more beautiful and pleasant place” Roel runs himself a design company for nine years now. Originally, at the start of… Read the rest

Monthly Green Screen

What happens when you blend Ekosofia and The Hub with a touch of cinema? You get the Green Screen. The ingredients of the Green Screen: a theme, a short inspirational speech, a movie and discussion. It is a monthly co-production… Read the rest

Blik-Opener and HvA go beyond studies-as-usual to build excellence

The Dutch education system seems to be focussed on mediocre students. The HvA (Hogeschool van Amsterdam) breaks with this habit and dedicates special attention to the frontrunners instead of the laggards. Blik-Opener and The Hub are partners in this initiative.… Read the rest

Lunch: "2030: Technology that will change the world"

Hub member Fred Teunissen invited Bram Vermeer to The Hub to join us for lunch and share insights from his new book. Bram Vermeer is journalist and co-author of the book “2030: Technology that will change the world”. This book… Read the rest

"Share ideas, break down walls!!" A report of the 2010 Creative Company Conference

Met een heeeele lange subt-titel: ‘design thinking & service design re-inventing the creative agency making ideas happen transmedia story telling’ is dinsdag 14 september de CreativeCompanyConference2010 gehouden in de Philharmonie in Haarlem. Met het initiatief van Rudolf van Wezel (Bis Publishers) en zijn enorme netwerk waren aansprekende sprekers bijeen gebracht. Read more

End of Summer… School that is!

Somehow we all remember deep down in our genes (or jeans) that moment when we had to accept summer was over and school was beginning… the Hub Summer School team made it easy for us all with an end of… Read the rest

Member Perspective | Grocery store dilemmas

Who knew my new job would affect my weekly grocery shopping routine so much? My role at IDH (Initiatief Duurzame Handel – www.dutchsustainabletrade.com) has brought me more understanding of the criteria behind the numerous labels as well as the knowledge… Read the rest

Hosting as an Art

As one of our last Summer School courses, Engage! Interact offered a one-day experience of the art of hosting meaningful and strategic conversations. The intent was to offer participants a perspective on – and experience of – what it is… Read the rest

Featured Member: VJ Movement

Do you ever get the feeling that the world is much more complex than your traditional news channel tells you? At VJ Movement we certainly do. We are a collaboration of more than 200 professional video journalists and cartoonists from… Read the rest

Featured Member: VJ Movement

Do you ever get the feeling that the world is much more complex than your traditional news channel tells you? At VJ Movement we certainly do. We are a collaboration of more than 200 professional video journalists and cartoonists from… Read the rest

Info Event: Eco-village Ekosofia Amsterdam

On September 19th at The Hub Amsterdam project group Ekosofia organizes an information event for people interested in co-creating, living and/or working in a self sustainable eco-village or green district for 300-500 households close to the city. The circular design… Read the rest

Info Event: Eco-village Ekosofia Amsterdam

On September 19th at The Hub Amsterdam project group Ekosofia organizes an information event for people interested in co-creating, living and/or working in a self sustainable eco-village or green district for 300-500 households close to the city. The circular design… Read the rest

Recommended Course: Deep Democracy Foundation

Deep Democracy is a facilitation methodology designed for anybody who works with groups. Rooted in insights from process-oriented psychology, it offers simple yet powerful tools that are used by leaders, managers, consultants, social activists, coaches, teachers, parents and others all over the world to improve the way that people work together in complex and turbulent situations.The real strength of Deep Democracy is the ability to better understand group dynamics and to learn a set of practical tools which can be applied for collaborative decision making and for conflict resolution. Read more