In Jason’s most recent post, he mentioned the importance of setting rules for conflict. Based on what I see and hear in the workplace, conflict done well is a fairly rare thing. Many teams (and many leaders) don’t know how to do it well so they either do it poorly, or more commonly, they avoid… Continue reading Fight More. Fight Better.
How do you decide?
Great post from Jason last week and I want to build on what he started. I believe strongly that decision making is the biggest soft spot in how most organizations operate today. I think that the world is full of organizations who work very hard to find and hire smart, creative, talented folks and believe… Continue reading How do you decide?
Do organizations even know what “talent” is?
Nice post man, good topic. Also some really good comments, and there has been some interesting conversation around culture fit related to the removal of Jack Griffin at Time Warner. I usually find the cultural fit conversation to be pretty humorous. In my experience, it seems that the people using it as a reason to… Continue reading Do organizations even know what “talent” is?
The False Tyranny of Metrics
Jason- Happy New Year brother. It looks like 2011 is going to be an outstanding year for Talent Anarchy, I look forward to getting our book published this year and I look forward to taking our message back out on the road. I just hope that the topic you teed up in your last blog… Continue reading The False Tyranny of Metrics
Making Space for the Truth
Jason- A follow-up to my last post. So here is the dilemma… Organizations (like any social group) require a certain amount of conformity. There are certain rules and policies and norms (implicit and explicit) that you need to follow in order to have membership. The more conformist an organization is, the less it is able… Continue reading Making Space for the Truth