review of some themes and concepts from Alex Steffen’s new book, Carbon Zero
thoughts and references about the kinds of culture and practices that enable innovation to occur
Last week was spent in Philadelphia and Boston, attending the Agile CULTUREcon organized by André Dhondt and Dan Mezick of the Agile community. Dan materialized in my twitter feed earlier this year, having noticed my interest in exploring the edges of _<insert discipline here>__, and has been generously exposing me to people and events focused [...]
How do we form learning cultures in times of accelerating change?
What tools and practices can self-organizing structures implement to become more agile and adaptive?
this is a review of Tribal Leadership. much of the content of this post is taken directly from the book Birds flock, fish school, people “tribe.” I just finished reading Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan, an amazing book that teaches how to build a better organization in which the best people want to work and [...]
What are the people like in a future we desire? What are our social agreements and behaviors? What do we value?
A few weeks ago, I got a copy of Rachel Botsman’s new book, What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption.
The general theme of the book is that we’re shifting away from a society of hyper-consumption and equating personal self-worth with amount of material good accumulated, and instead to a world where our ability to access and exchange resources, develop a reputation, and build community and social capital takes precedence in how we choose to express who we are and what we choose to define us.