There is a very healthy voice inside most of us that tells us to check for typos before we send out an email. That same voice inside our heads will allow the very successful athlete to enjoy that moment of success and directly after that return to practicing and the…


There was a lot of uncertainty about COVID19 at the beginning of January. Was it a local problem? How did it transmit? While most experts and politicians were still busy trying to figure out what was happening, the coronavirus started to pop up in Europe. …


I have a bit of an odd hobby or maybe I should call it a passion. I love reading spy novels about the cold war era, especially when they are (co-)written by former intelligence officers. Intriguing moves on a big chess board where nobody knows the rules and even if…


There are 2 unwritten rules for Supply Chain Management which the real supply chain experts do not wish to be reminded of, and even more than that, do not want to be confronted with:

1. Supply Chains only get global attention when they fail.

2. By the time individuals without…


On a global stage we are witnessing similar developments in political parties as we have seen in many corporations. Populism and opportunism form a mix which is eroding the principals of conservative and liberal parties, just like it continues to erode business principles around the globe. No later than when…


With the UN Biodiversity Conference 2021 in China, the United Nations once again brings global focus to the importance of biodiversity and the necessity to implement measures to stop the global onslaught. …


The European continent is heading for a home-made crisis which has only shown the beginnings until now, and the European Union has been digging its own trenches and pitfalls a lot deeper in the past years.

With a market share of 44% in LNG imports coming from Russia, the EU…


We are facing an avalanche of denial of the ongoing and rapidly escalating climate crisis, which can make it rather difficult to figure out how bad the situation really is. The United Nations does a lot of work in putting out the facts, but they tend to take a long…


The Presidency of Donald Trump is one of conflict and confrontation, of demonizing everything related to Muslims, Mexico and China, imaginary results, and controversial self-appraisal. One of the most recurring statements of Trump is how he was going to manage the enormous trade-deficit of the U.S. …


Most countries have legislation that authorizes law enforcement and intelligence agencies to monitor telecommunications and internet traffic, and they also have legislation that authorizes surveillance and foreign intelligence gathering. Legislation that forces local corporations to collaborate with these efforts are also very common.

The United States however takes it a…

Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Dad, consultant, coach, speaker, author. Mainly Cyber Security, leadership, responsible tech and organizational change. https://johannesdrooghaag.com

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