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
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 … Continue reading Good leaders are tribal leaders
Isaac’s school have done recently this clip on the topic of Freedom, Inc.
Isaac’s interview on NPR NOVEMBER 5, 2011 Listen to the podcast here