"Not Business As Usual is a provocative look at capitalism and its unintended price of success. The film tracks the changing landscape of business with the rising tide of conscious capitalism through the stories of local entrepreneurs who have found innovative ways to bring humanity back into business".
While a sense of humour can be an effective leadership tool, it depends on how that humour is used. Humour that targets or belittles followers undermines the leader’s influence. On other hand, humour that is self-deprecating can increase the connection between a leader and his or her followers. Self-deprecating humour is especially potent for transformational leaders, defined as leaders who are focused on the advancement and success of their people. Transformational leadership consists of these four components:
Transformational Leadership is about transforming the business and changing the organisation’s culture. Here we define the transforming leader and list 7 characteristics of the transformational leader.
Schrödinger en la Oficina Por José Luis Yañez, MSc, NLP Trainer El gato de Schrödinger es un experimento mental planteado por el Físico Cuántico Erwin
Jose Luis Yañez's insight:
Encuentro muy interesante relacionar el experimento de Schrödinger con el efecto que tienen nuestras creencias y formación de expectativas acerca del comportamiento de las personas en el trabajo para explicar la influencia del tipo de liderazgo y cultura organizativa en la motivación y rendimiento de las personas en una organización.
¿Qué es lo que promueve, de forma natural, la enerosidad? Piensa un momento en ti mism@: Cuando eres realmente generos@ con alguien ¿por qué lo eres? ¿Dónde nace tu motivación y tu deseo de ser generos@, de dar, de entregar – sin contabilidades -?
Joanna Goodman reports from David Gurteen’s London knowledge café,where Chris Collison and Geoff Parcell led a discussion on the central theme of their latest book – the role of consultants in modern companies and organisations.
"Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity -- instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised".
Culture eats strategy for breakfast, technology for lunch, and products for dinner, and soon thereafter everything else too.Why? Because company culture, a concept pioneered by Edgar Schein, is the operationalizing of an organization’s values. Culture guides employee decisions about both technical business decisions and how they interact with others. Good culture creates an internal coherence in actions taken by a very diverse group of employees.
Most companies that try to remake themselves fail miserably, a study found, because they stop at simply cutting costs (RT @RogerNyffeler: 75% of transformations fail. What differentiates the 25% that succeed?
Resilient people naturally have jazz-like personalities, even if they don’t listen to the genre. Jazz feeds off mistakes in a unique way, as combos give each member permission to experiment, to bungle, and then to turn odd twists into good turns.