Here is a conversation between Gary Hamel and Terri Kelly, president and CEO of W.L. Gore, on Gore’s long-running experiment in natural leadership and managing without managers. Very interesting and fascinating!
Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter by Simon Robinson and Maria Moraes Robinson is a book which places business within the overall ecosystem of the biosphere. Holonomics is a combination of ‘holos’ (the whole) and economics. The authors highlight the limitations and traps within the current ways of thinking in business. The book is […]
David Marquet is the submarine captain who turned the ship around by treating his entire crew as leaders, not followers. He vowed never to give an order. This is an example on how to release the passion, initiative, and intellect of everyone on the team. The submarine crew continued to do well long after his […]
Here is a #HRockstars IGNITE session on transforming global workplaces to open workplaces with Johann Gauthier, Suzanne Daigle, Josh Allan Dykstra, Derek Wade, Kevin O’Brien and Linda Stevenson. These persons are dedicated, being relentless in changing the way we work, not separating life and work anymore. Very inspiring!
The Art of Convening by Craig and Partricia Neal is a book on how to enable authentic engagement in meetings, gatherings, and conversations. Authentic engagement is defined as a genuine expression of what is true for us, and an attentive listening to what is true for others. When we are authentically engaged, we feel connected and […]
Steve Tappin contemplates and celebrates Nelson Mandela’s legend by listing seven profound leadership lessons that we can learn from him: Master your meaning and your emotions Treat the losers with dignity and turn them into partners Shift perspectives through symbolism and shared experiences Embody the spirit of Ubuntu Everybody feels bigger in your presence Build […]
As human beings, we are on an open-ended life journey full of breakdowns and breakthroughs. It’s a journey that is about becoming who we really are. This journey requires us to move although we cannot fully see. It takes courage to leap into the unknown. Here is a summary of twelve principles and practices that […]
Mind and Heart – Mapping Your Personal Journey Towards Leadership For Sustainability by Petra Kuenkel is a book which shows how we can use our life and leadership experiences to make more meaningful contributions to the world. Petra invites us to review our own leadership journeys in the light of other people’s experiences. She offers […]
In Nicholas Beechcroft’s exploration of the Future of Western Civilization he interviews Traci Fenton on organizational democracy and freedom. Traci explains the ten key principles of organizational democracy, and how a democratic workplace leads to improved engagement, meaning, creativity, productivity, health, and profit. She describes where it works and where it doesn’t, and gives some […]
Here is an amazing speech by a yougn old girl at a UN meeting on issue of environment. She knows what she wants to accomplish and why. This is what I would call having deep intention!