Tag: Leadership Mindset

The 5 fears of any manager. Plus their coaching cures. (feat. Richard Barrett)

The 5 fears of any manager. Plus their coaching cures. (feat. Richard Barrett)

Why do we all have fears? There are three main needs innate to humans: to survive, to bond, to mean something. See Richard Barrett’s works on human values. Here below you have his main theory in a nutshell. If the first need is to be cherished mainly during our first 2 life years, the next one is more present in…

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Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy for the first time on 7th of February 2018. Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster was the payload. Starman is the dummy driver. Now, it orbits our Sun. This is what this grand act of SpaceX and Elon Musk teaches humans about leadership. Live to create or create to live? Elon Musk teaches us not to live with the…

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With $72 Million in Funding, the Entrepreneur Behind Beyond Meat Pursues Innovation Over Profit

With $72 Million in Funding, the Entrepreneur Behind Beyond Meat Pursues Innovation Over Profit

A recent story from entrepreneur.com shows a real case of integral innovation: Upper Left quadrant: dedication to a greater cause Upper Right cuadrant: expertise, metodology Lower Left quadrant: the pollination of ideas, sharing expertise Lower Right quadrant: certain processes, crowdfunding Ethan Brown put everything he had into founding the company, which has seen major successes with its plant-based ‘meat’ that’s…

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Why Companies Don’t Respond to Digital Disruption

Why Companies Don’t Respond to Digital Disruption

Disruption: this story from sloanreview.mit.edu uncovers some data about what companies know and what they do in respect of digital disruption. The most “disruptive” data is the 43% lag … Knowing digital disruption is happening and doing something about it are two entirely different matters. The philosopher William James noted that “thinking is for doing,” meaning that the purpose of…

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Leading Innovation / The Holacratic Way

Leading Innovation / The Holacratic Way

Introduction When we talk about leading innovation and about the most adequate leadership system in which the employees of a company can be extremely creative and generate remarkable innovation, we are talking about a type of leadership system that is almost non-existent nowadays. It is that type of leadership that ensures both freedom and adequate constraints, in a mix which…

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The 4 videos to understand integral business innovation

The 4 videos to understand integral business innovation

Introduction Open technology; the dissemination of power from nodes to a network; companies which access ecosystems rather than resources; artificially intelligent ads which self-create themselves; and self-organizing traffic lights – all of these are expressions of the falling of boundaries. Apparently, nature does not operate in opposites. It comes united, but we set boundaries. We set the good apart from…

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