One can read sometimes on the almost miraculous impact a leader can have on the team’s or organization’s performance. Of course things are more complex than a simple–and hence wrong–idea that it all depends on … Continue reading Is leader a miracle solution ?
On June 27 we had a 1-hour discussion with Ricardo Semler on how France became the first country in the world where there is a true corporate liberation movement. Not 1, not 10, not 100 … Continue reading Ricardo Semler discusses how to actually do #CorporateLiberation with @isaacgetz. Next : June 30 at 7pm CET
In an earlier post we mentioned a young French video producer who created a cartoon to explain what a liberated company is. The English subtitles are now fully integreated.
by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group Like staccato bursts of data from the interstellar spacecraft Voyager, the workplaces of the future are sending new messages to the people that will be soon … Continue reading 3 Messages From the Workplace of the Future : With “Freedom, Inc.”
As many of you have, perhaps, noticed the hardcover edition by Random House/Crown Business is out of print. A new revised and expanded paperback edition is ready and is now in production (shown its “cover-in-progress”). … Continue reading New revised and expanded paperback edition
Amazon’s culture raised a serious debate recently. Following the piece in NYT (see the link below), it’s not so much the high-stress, often toxic culture itself that caused the surprise. “Up or out” and other Amazon’s practices … Continue reading Amazon is out of the jungle
We have already wrote on this blog that military doesn’t have to mean command-and-control and that it started in the 19th century. Yet examples of military organizations with freedom- and responsibility-based environments are still rare. Marines and Special … Continue reading US Navy captain David Marquet liberates his submarine and moves it from the US worst to first
Here is with some delay the article we published in the Wall Street Journal on the coming out of 20% time as a perk–not an aspect of the freedom-based culture in Google. How an Endangered Google … Continue reading Google’s non-freedom culture: our article in WSJ
Ricardo Semler is one of the best thinkers among the leaders who built a freedom-based organization. In this 6′ video he takes Kafka’s parables to deliver a powerful message to every leader and every man … Continue reading Ricardo Semler on the door which open opens only for you
Why Google’s 20% time was a perk and not a part of the freedom-of-initiative culture By BRIAN M. CARNEY and ISAAC GETZ Recent reports indicate that Google has been effectively zeroing out employees’ “20% time”—the policy … Continue reading Our WSJ Op-Ed on why Google’s culture is NOT a freedom-of-initiative one