Thoughts on stray cards on my desk I confess just to tidying up my desk and wanting somewhere to put… Read more The give-and-take between us as we follow our dreams strengthens us as individuals and as a group
Art Kleiner I haven’t read any of Art Kleiner’s books. How did I miss him? Well, I seem to have… Read more We must believe so deeply in those we lead and serve that we want them to be at our side in the heat of enemy fire.
Art Kleiner If you want to change an organization, you start by changing the patterns in which people talk together,… Read more If you want to change an organization, mix it up. Just a little. And let the tensions leak away.
Fill each other’s cup but not drink from one cup I am reading Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet. His words on… Read more Thinking about modern careers in the words of Khalil Gibran
How fast will the 2010 be? We talk of the world becoming faster. But in many ways, this pace is… Read more Your work personality: games-player or puppet-master?
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Feedback, poor much aligned feedback! Feedback is one of the themes on the internet in the last 10 days and… Read more 21st century feedback, training, management, HR
I stumbled over kottke.org today and these excellent casestudies of flat organizations: software, restaurants and high-tech manufacturing – all run… Read more When, if ever, is command-and-control necessary?
I was following up the new field of “performance studies“. I have lost the link unfortunately. Here are five… Read more So if I am not going to reify my organization, what should I do?
The first time I encountered this idea, around 25 years ago now, I found it an assault to my classical… Read more Are leaders made by followers?