My friend Sebastian invited me to a talk by Frederic Laloux on the next paradigm for workplaces/ organizations. Here’s a YouTube video of one of his talks: Key takeaways: High complexity environments require distributed self-management; hierarchies cannot use traditional command and control. Hierarchies do emerge even in what Laloux calls “teal” organizations – his prescriptive […]
Image credit: Daily Mail As sports leagues and teams increasingly become lucrative businesses, teams are finding significant value by paying attention to previously ignored variables. Companies outside the sporting world should take note. The English Premier League has had a massive 14% compound annual growth rate since its founding in 1992 and recently auctioned its […]
“A genius is a genius, Simonton maintains, because he can put together such a staggering number of insights, ideas, theories, random observations, and unexpected connections that he almost inevitably ends up with something great. ‘Quality,’ Simonton writes, is ‘a probabilistic function of quantity’” Malcolm Gladwell in the New Yorker.