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Reinventing Organizations – From Performance Management to Inquiry and Celebration

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

How to give feedback on people’s work performance? One of the skills managers seem to be receiving many training on. And yet, I find, possibly one of the least mastered skill. Why is it so difficult for those of us in people management positions to  1. have the courage to …

Reinventing Organizations – How Conflict can be Healthy

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

For many years, I really believed that conflict equaled anger, and that anger led to conflict. I was avoiding conflict as much as possible, mostly because I did not know how to deal with it. Just did not have the skills to properly address conflict and manage anger, mine and …

Reinventing Organizations – You have roles, not a job title!

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

Role versus Job Title. This is an important topic discussed throughout Frederic Laloux’s book and which I have always been very sensitive to. The book described really well how this distinction is of utmost importance for any Teal organizations to thrive. And in particular how it allows self-management to deliver …

Reinventing Organizations – Are you driven by fear and ego?

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

  Taming the ego could have deep repercussions on how we structure and run organizations. Many of the corporate ills today can be traced to behaviors driven by fearful egos: politics, bureaucratic rules and processes, endless meetings, analysis paralysis, information hoarding and secrecy, wishful thinking, ignoring problems away, lack of …

Reinventing Organizations – Soulful workplaces

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

  Have you ever read a book you want to either recommend or offer to everyone you know? One of those books you just immersed yourself in and left totally inspired by ? Well, this is what happened to me a few weeks ago when I bought « Reinventing organizations »  by Frederic Laloux. Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations …