Freedom, Inc. in Sweden

October 30, 2011
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Swedish edition The Swedish editor Bookhouse is at the vanguard of books on new ways of organizing and working. Our Freedom, Inc. appears there along the books by Jim Collins, Gary Hamel, Dan Pink, and Jonas Ridderstråle & Kjell Nordström. We’ve heard that freedom and egalitarian workplace fit very well with [...]

Watch John Wooden, one of the world greatest servant leaders

August 20, 2011
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We have already written on the liberating style of John Wooden, not only the 20th century greatest coach according to ESPN, but also one of the greatest servant leaders (see here). Here is John Wooden’s rare talk given in 2001 for TED where he explains his leadership principles.

Isaac’s article in “Leadership Excellence”

August 7, 2011

Leaders of the Free Culture by Isaac Getz AUGUST, 2011 Truman is said to have mused about Eisenhower taking over the president’s office, issuing orders only to discover that nothing gets done in the bureaucratic swamp. But this fine politician underestimated “Ike.” President Eisenhower realized the bureaucracy problem on day [...]

Freedom, Inc. in Czech and Hungarian

August 7, 2011

Central European editions The Czech editor Peoplecomm made his specialty the books on freedom-based organizations. Our Freedom, Inc. appears there along Ricardo Semler’s Maverick! and Tony Hsieh’ Delivering Happiness. Here what its editor  Tomáš Hajzler writes: Coming from the Czech republic, ex-authoritarian society, the concept of freedom is still misunderstood [...]

A review by Chronicle Herald

July 9, 2011

Firms need to give workers room to excel By Kaye Parker 9 JULY 2011 “If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need.” That credo worked for William L. McKnight, the legendary leader of 3M, as early as 1924, and it continues to work [...]

Warren Bennis on how leaders can be creative

July 2, 2011
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Watch Bennis commenting on how to make one’s organization dancing Warren Bennis October 27, 2010 Here is a famous quote by Bennis: “There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish. Leaders must encourage their [...]