Amazon is out of the jungle

August 21, 2015

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 are the bread and butter […]

Our WSJ Op-Ed on why Google’s culture is NOT a freedom-of-initiative one

September 7, 2013

Why Google’s 20% time was a perk and not a part of the freedom-of-initiaitve culture By BRIAN M. CARNEY  and ISAAC GETZ Recent reports indicate that Google has been effectively zeroing out employees’ “20% time”—the policy of letting Googlers spend a […]

June 6, 2012

The Brains Behind Self-Management: Why We Are All Self-Managers By Paul J. Zak Synaptein’s Spring 2012 issue (published by Morning Star’s Self-management Institute) has an article by a Californian neuroscientist Paul Zak. Zak begins with Peter Drucker and provides a […]

Our article in Forbes on Bob Davids’ leadership philosophy

May 8, 2012
Bob Davids Jan12

 Bob Davids’ 30 Top Tips To Stop Being A “Smart Boss” By Isaac Getz May 6, 2012 We need smart people. Our universities are focused on producing just that. Those who come out on top are the smartest and hence […]

Liberate your company! – Isaac Getz @TEDxESCP

April 22, 2012
Isaac the day with Boss I have a problem

Here is a talk Isaac gave at a recent TEDx event Paris. We hope you’ll enoy it.

Orson Welles’ rare talk on leadership

April 14, 2012
Orson Welles

Orson Welles is known as one of the greatest ever film directors. As such, he is viewed as an embodiment of director’s key role in cinema. Welles is less known for his complete disagreement with this position. The greatness of […]

Gallup’s finding on the difference in engagement between tradional and world-class companies

March 10, 2012

In traditional companies for 2 engaged employees there is one disengaged — in world-class ones for every 10 Gallup’s employee engagement work is based on more than 30 years of in-depth behavioral economic research involving more than 17 million employees. […]

Good leaders are tribal leaders

February 27, 2012

The power of tribal leadership 27 février 2012 In their Tribal Leadership, Logan, King and Fischer-Wright defend the idea that companies’ success breaks down to groups of twenty to 150 people within the company that all know each other. They […]

Isaac’s video clip for ESCP Europe

February 26, 2012
Youtube ESCP MBA

Isaac’s school have done recently this clip on the topic of Freedom, Inc.  

Freedom Inc. on NPR

December 11, 2011

Isaac’s interview on NPR NOVEMBER 5, 2011 Listen to the podcast here