Corporate democracy – a new way of thinking for organisational design

Some may think he is irreverent, I think he is fresh and exciting. To design an organisational structure where employees can have the same power as the board members and where leaders are assessed every 6 months by their subordinates to determine if they should remain their leader? In this TED talk, Ricardo Semler outlines how he has done this with great success over the past 30 years. He explains how it has helped create wisdom in people and freed up their agency through the power of Choice.

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Leadership Learning – Podcast list to get you started

In October last year I set out to learn from podcasts.. I started with a couple of shows, added a few more, unsubscribed, added a few more again, and now have a selection I regularly listen to throughout the week. If you are considering listening to podcasts as a form of learning, either about leadership, personal development or other topic of interest, here is my current show list and why I listen to them.

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Leadership and Culture

No leadership truly exists in isolation of its context, and in the case of organisational leadership, leaders are influenced by and exist within the culture of the community the organisation serves. Leaders wishing to lead effective organisational cultures need to understand that they do so in the context of a bigger culture they are in.

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Go exploring to see what ideas, provocations, and possible inspirations you may find in my sharing. It's not about finding agreement on a point of view, its about respecting differences and finding a way that these differences can be expressed in an empowering way. Feel free to leave comments on any post that reflects your thoughts that occur as you wander through the site.