The concept of ‘leader’ is hardwired into our brains. Our life experiences, first with parents then teachers then managers, instil in us the unquestioned concept that social structures need a leader.
This paper builds on some of the concepts outlined in my previous post, entitled ‘Trapped in an evolutionary time-warp: how human genetics sabotage modern organisations’ .
The management literature and its associated supports (MBA’s,…Continue
Trapped in an evolutionary time-warp: how human genetics sabotage modern organisations
“Thus, the task is, not so much to see what no one has yet seen; but to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees.”
Arthur Schopenhauer: 1851
Modern organisations are a human creation. This design is anchored by genetics and has prevailed for thousands of years. …Continue
It’s about time!
Time management is often a negative for meetings. Here is…Continue
Ground-rules for meetings: Why they matter; how to create them, and how to best use them.
Last week's blog talked about setting and honouring the 'social contract' for meetings. Today, we will talk about what is commonly the missing third of that 'social contract', namely the behaviour of those attending. Some of those behaviours are detrimental.