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 cinema derives not from directors, but…

Japan Airlines CEO has no ego, says CBS (2min 20sec)

March 13, 2012
Japan Airlines

With many CEOs running their businesses into bankruptcy by making questionable business decisions and indulging in ego-driven excesses, the CEO of Japan Airlines proves that Americans can learn something from others. Just as Japanese business models helped it become a challenger to American financial superiority in the 80s and early [...]

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. Among other findings here is the most striking one: In [...]

“Freedom, Inc.” is bestselling with its publisher in Czech Republic

March 6, 2012

As we wrote before, our book’s publisher in Czech Republic, PeopleComm edited in 2011 three books on the subject of freedom at work: Ricardo Semler’s Maverick, Tony Hsieh’s Delivering Happiness, and our Freedom, Inc. According to the publisher’s recent report here are the sales of these books so far: 1. [...]

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 call them tribes and further explore the tribal culture and [...]

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.