Bob van Leeuwen capibaro The Netherlands Trendwatcher

Bob van Leeuwen


Bob van Leeuwen
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The Netherlands Location
Feb 2010 Member Since

Trendwatcher / innovation / mobile / cars / Mac / better not bigger / gaming / convinced / strategic / food / curious / futurism / contemplate / death to SoMe / autonomous / impatient


What is unique that's not in your bio?
I get too exited about too many thing so i never get any sense of direction
What's your favorite accomplishment?
Making a gorilla punch is chest (when i approached his glass cage)
How do you define cool?
Authentic and autonomous, but the more i think about it the less definable i think cool is
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Study data, be as curious as you can be and trust your gut feeling. Share as much as you can and look for people who disagree with your point of view.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
Getting lost in inspiration after clicking on a spotting or comprehensive trend
What is your favorite trend?
Consumerization of IT. Connectivity driving us back to behaviour from the middle ages (like trading), Powershift in the world.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
No idea, i can hardly make a Post-iT attractive
How do you reset to be creative?
Being in a constant stream of stimuli, creativity comes when i take a shower
What inspires or excites you?
I am inspired by the big lines, not the details.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Democracy will suffer by the hands of Meritocracy.