Mine Your Ranks to Find Gold: Finding Untapped Potential in Your Company with SST

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Judy Hobrough of BIOSS went into an organization and mapped the current capability of people with what their current roles were. She found something that surprised the CEO: there was a gold mine in their ranks!

Attendees at the 1952 Republican National Convention, Chicago, Illinois. 1952 by Thomas J. O'Halloran, U.S. News & World Report Magazine. Donated into the public domain. Via Library of Congress.

Culture of Trust Is Necessary for Economic Growth

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Prabhu Guptara points today to a series of video speeches from Vishal Mangalwadi. He says that although I disagree with a lot of what Dr Mangalwadi says. But what matters is neither my agreements, nor my disagreements. What matters is that, in his very winsome way, he makes you think! The most useful thing he provides in these videos is …

Winter at Lofoten (2008). By Tackbert. Public Domain.

Using Requisite Organization to Manage Staff in an Evangelical Megachurch

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The Rev. Dr. John Morgan is the head pastor of a growing independent Evangelical church in New Mexico that uses the mega-church model. Morgan wrote a chapter in the GO Society book (disclosure: I edited that piece) that does a good job describing his efforts and how Work Levels play out in independent churches. In these churches, the local congregation …

Lord Wilfred Brown’s Training Films Now Available Online

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The GO Society has quietly put up the Exploration in Management training films. These films, produced for the Glacier Institute of Management and narrated by Lord Wilfred Brown, the retired Managing Director of Glacier Metal Company and Prochancellor of Brunel University, show how the radical ideas Brown developed with Dr. Jaques work from a manager’s point of view. I’m glad …

Onyx meeting room at the Fairmont Heliopolis hotel

Sometimes, You Have To Free Your IP To Succeed

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Jack Fallow recently sent me a link to a TED session by Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, the FLOW social psychologist [psychosociologist?] at the University of Chicago who also did the amazing The Meaning of Things research. (Thanks, Jack!) W hich of course led me to something else entirely. Jennifer B. Lee of the New York Times has been chasing down the origin …