The surprising truth about what motivates us by Daniel Pink & RSA We thought we posted already this video. Indeed, Dan Pink achieves here one of the best popularizations of the scientific work on human … Continue reading Daniel Pink explains the science of self-motivation
Bureaucracy barrier to innovation CITY A.M. 23 JUNE 2011 Three quarters of business executives think bureaucracy within organisations is the biggest barrier to innovation, according to a survey by London Business School. When polled, 77 … Continue reading 77% of business executives: organizational bureaucracy—biggest barrier to innovation
Self-Management and the Holy Grail by Paul Green We like this Paul Green’s article he published in Morning Star Self-Management Institute’s Synaptein newsletter (Winter 2011). Here are few excerpts: Competitive advantage is generally defined as … Continue reading The Self-Management Institute says freedom constitutes the lasting competitive advantage
Google’s Eric Schmidt admits Facebook failure We are hearing alarming news from Google every day now. It’s former CEO has admitted that he “screwed up” by failing to treat Facebook as a serious threat when … Continue reading More Google: How it was supposed to innovate
Free organic food, massage, haircut, even concierge… and still leaving We are hearing alarming news from Google. There seems to be a mass exodus and googlers are dropping like flies. And when they organize a … Continue reading Google and SAS: Are well treated employees happy?
Isaac’s interview for the NPCC Mauritius The NPCC Newsltter, Vol.9, N°1-2, 2010, p. 4 In the context of its tenth anniversary, the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council organized a lecture on the theme “liberating leadership” … Continue reading Innovating for Freedom on an African island
Famous psychologist on how to free oneself by Eric Berne Eric Berne is known for his Transactional Analysis theory and quite a bleak view of humans spending their life to play “games”. Yet, in the … Continue reading Autonomy, awareness, and freedom
What happened to Google’s management model We were always doubtful about Google’s claims to be a company based on freedom and responsibility of everyone. Because of this doubt we didn’t go to observe it (though … Continue reading Was Google a Freedom Inc?
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Command-and control Bob Knight against liberating leader John Wooden Bob Knight published in WSJ (APRIL 2, 2011) his “Coach’s Guide to the Final Four” which has following tips: At all those tournaments and more, I … Continue reading How to win the NCAA Final Four — continuously