Relational Business Design

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Relational Business | No Comments
Relational Business Design

“An organization’s fitness—like that of an organism—cannot be assessed in a vacuum; it is a product of compatibility with the surrounding environment.” — General Stanley McChrystal With the present-day cynicism towards large institutions, we have lost our sense of their potential. The complex states of government, academia, corporations, networks, and multinational nonprofits are an evolutionary […]

Rethinking Accountability

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Community, Self-Governing Teams | No Comments
Rethinking Accountability

“People will be accountable and committed to what they have a hand in creating.”  — Peter Block Many of us know or remember the feeling of dread preceding an annual review. Sitting at my desk, I would go through a mental checklist of perceived failures along with my planned response for each one. Regardless of […]