6 Lessons from 6 Years

(Some of) What I Learned at Climate-KIC

Aim for the stars. It’s more meaningful — and more fun.

1. It’s better to have 3 things going well than 30 things going nowhere.

2. If your organization is at the centre of a community, it’s inevitably going to be a bottleneck.

3. Few things about organizational change are as hard as changing your identity.

4. Just because a group is tasked with deciding doesn’t mean there’s collective decision-making.

5. Being a good innovation funder is easy, provided you stick to a handful of simple rules.

6. Be visionary or go home.



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Dominic Hofstetter

I write to inform, inspire, and trigger new strategies for tackling climate change.