Want to keep your people? Liberate them!

February 1, 2012
don't quit sign

People leave managers, not companies January 31, 2012 This is the result of a Wilson Learning research on staff retention, presented in an article on HC Online a couple of years ago. It holds true today since little has changed in most companies. As a consequence, the answer to higher staff [...]

Top ten most hated jobs – not the ones you think

January 28, 2012

Nurses hate their job? Managers hate theirs more, and this is why. January 28, 2012 An article from FORBES caught our attention this weekend: a survey of hundreds of thousands of employees conducted in 2011 by CareerBliss determined The 10 Most Hated Jobs. Surprise, surprise– they’re not the ones you [...]

Have a cause –

January 7, 2012
I could do that

If you don’t give a damn about anything, no one will give a damn about you November 30, 2011 FORBES’ has a funny section which uses “visuals to tell stories, jokes, and truths.” Recently the section published an illustrated list of 10 stupid-simple steps that help you “to be interesting.” [...]

A School which liberated its teachers and–surprise–greatly outperformed its competition

December 20, 2011

Brooklyn’s The New American Academy December 20, 2011 On December 6, 2011, we have visited a school in a desolate Brooklyn neighborhood, The New American Academy. We do believe that there would be more Freedom Incs. if only our schools stopped churning out people who succeed through complacency and number [...]

Freedom Inc. on NPR

December 11, 2011

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

Freedom-at-work’s takeoff in Prague

November 18, 2011
Vzlet audience

Freedom mindset in Zappos, Mindvalley, etc. We’re back from the last week’s event organized by Freedom, Inc’s Czech editor Peoplecomm. It was a whole day happening full of presentations (one of which was ours), theatrical and musical performances, and videos on companies with outstanding cultures (more on it below). Food [...]