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September 11th, 2018

Mobilize! Masterclass. A blueprint for social movements inside the organization and society. Launched to Daily Thoughts readers.

From The Chalfont Project, UK office: Dear all. Dr Leandro Herrero has produced a 5 hour masterclass divided into 28 […]

September 10th, 2018

‘Getting out of the way’ as a leadership strategy

Also called get out of the room and don’t interfere. Also asking the question ‘may I be, perhaps, actually, the […]

September 7th, 2018

For better decisions, bring the foreigners

Our thinking is far from rational. What’s new? Perhaps ‘making a rational decision’ should be reframed as ‘making a decision […]

September 6th, 2018

Team Rules: a sample

One of my favourite sets of Team Rules. Real life. Not invented. One of my best clients. Always curious No […]

September 5th, 2018

Employee engagement, fruit bowls and free peanuts

A headline in a newspaper on the 9th of August 2018 red ‘Deutsche Bank Cuts Again. Not Even Fruit Bowls […]

September 3rd, 2018

To tell you the truth

‘To tell you the truth’ is an opening in English conversation. Other similar are ‘to be honest with you’, or […]

August 31st, 2018

The impact of unintended/extended positive consequences of organizational initiatives may be bigger than the individual desired outcomes. So who sees them?

Co-benefit is a term broadly used in the Climate Change movement to explain the unintended/extended consequences of actions beyond an […]

August 30th, 2018

For any ‘what you say’ there are always many ‘how you say it’. Impact is in the how.

Take  a look at these 5 re-frames. You should see the differences not just the simple literary ones but the […]

August 29th, 2018

Change is great, you go first.

And old sticker said This is a situation in which I find myself very often: Several corporate groups agree (vocally, […]

August 28th, 2018

You want A, but you are systematically reinforcing B.

A simple exercise that leaders can do, either on their own with paper and pen, or with their management team, […]

August 24th, 2018

Breaking news: Company culture is very important. A high level business academic piece of research says. (Who moved my Valium?)

We need a revolution in business academia or it will become irrelevant. Apprenticeships  are already far greater value than academic […]

August 22nd, 2018

Question: what is the cost of not doing X?

We are used to look at the cost of doing things. And rightly so. We ask those questions as a […]

August 21st, 2018

Most conspiracies of silence and coverups in our organizations are not even consciously orchestrated.

And those which are may be less dangerous than those who aren’t. In an old 2005 study, which findings are […]

August 20th, 2018

‘Labor omnia vincit’. So let’s back to ‘it’, with a good pair of glasses.

‘Work conquers all’, or ‘steady work overcomes all things’ Virgil dixit. For many, the time of post-break is approaching, if […]

August 17th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Social Movements (part 3 of 3)

Welcome to the last in our summer recap series. We hope you have enjoyed re-reading some of our favourite posts […]

August 15th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Social Movements (part 2 of 3)

The second of this week’s recap posts on Social Movements. Enjoy! Tribes in the organization: seeing the world in segments, […]

August 13th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Social Movements (part 1 of 3)

Normal service will be resuming shortly at Daily Thoughts HQ! But first, we wanted to share some of the best […]

August 10th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Leadership (part 3 of 3)

Here is the third of our favourite posts on Leadership. Enjoy and have a great weekend! The ‘research’ for the […]

August 8th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Leadership (part 2 of 3)

Here is the 2nd of this week’s revisited posts focused on Leadership… Three magic questions for leaders 1. Will I […]

August 6th, 2018

Weekly Recap: Leadership (part 1 of 3)

Welcome to the third in our series of summer “Recaps”, this week focusing on Leadership. We hope you enjoy our […]