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.
A young French video producer invited us to colaborate in the production of a cartoon to explain what a liberated company is. It’s in French but the subtitles are available in the Youtube setting by choosing English subtitles: … Continue reading A “Freedom, Inc.” cartoon (1 min.)
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
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
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading Our article in Forbes on Bob Davids’ leadership philosophy
Here is a talk Isaac gave at a recent TEDx event Paris. We hope you’ll enoy it.
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 … Continue reading Orson Welles’ rare talk on leadership
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 … Continue reading Gallup’s finding on the difference in engagement between tradional and world-class companies