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Stories, Hacks, & Barriers

Groundbreaking ideas and practices from Matt Shlosberg
This story shows how one company made a complete 180 degree turn in management development by letting managers into the wild and letting them do what's natural while developing them through peer-to-pe
Story by Matt Shlosberg on March 7, 2011
The status quo business model assumes that companies create products and sell them to customers.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on October 12, 2010
Business professors think I am out of my mind, but I think business professors are out of their mind if they think that models they teach in business school really work.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on September 6, 2010
In order to reinvent management, we have to replace the root cause of its current function. One of these root causes is the fact that manager's job is to create wealth for shareholders.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on September 5, 2010
You may think this company is nuts! They have people who make it work but they aren't employees and they don't make salaries. They have presence in five cities but they don't have a single office.
Story by Matt Shlosberg on July 29, 2010
In order to sustain long term growth, organizations need to constantly reinvent themselves. But reinventing requires constant change, which may be hard to implement.
Story by Matt Shlosberg on June 24, 2010
Organizational change usually comes from people at the top. Employees often find it hard to create change in the organization because they aren't heard.
Story by Matt Shlosberg on June 13, 2010
The FreeSpeak system is a simple but powerful method to force the organization to self-improve and become more competitive while eliminating reliance on management.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on June 13, 2010
A story of how one brave company blended work and play and achieved an unmatched level of performance.
Story by Matt Shlosberg on June 7, 2010
Companies like to follow industry best practices, but these practices are often far from the best.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on June 2, 2010
When we build leaders, our efforts are often ineffective. People listen but don't execute. They forget 80% of what they learn and can't usually execute 50% of what they do remember.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 25, 2010
There are many known good practices that most companies don't follow simply because they aren't aware of them.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 21, 2010
People talk about reinventing the wheel as if it's a bad thing. But the wheel is over 5,000 years old.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 20, 2010
Humans are obsessed with leadership. Ants don’t have any leaders. Humans build huge inefficient organizations.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 5, 2010

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