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Hacks

To tackle big, thorny challenges, you need big, unconventional ideas.

That’s what you’ll find here: boundary-pushing proposals for changing the way organizations work and leaders lead — from setting strategy to allocating resources to designing work to rewarding and compensating individuals.

Check out the disruptive ideas and radical fixes posted by your fellow MIXers below — and join them in stirring the pot by proposing your own. A hack can be as seemingly basic as a better way to run meetings or as high-stakes as a complete overhaul of the compensation system — as long as it turns the tables on management-as-usual and offers up a pathway to progress on one of the moonshots.

The MIX Lab / Hacks

A dynamic collection of real-world case studies from the MIX community

Accelerate the concept development process by “prototyping” your concept in 30 minutes or less!This article was written as one of the requirements to obtain the Innovation Mentor Certific
Hack by Jeff Dahl on May 1, 2015
This article was written as one of the requirements to obtain the Innovation Mentor Certification at CIMp.  The CIMp program is part of iVia, The Way of InnovationTM, founded by The Universit
Hack by Sue Mosby on April 16, 2015
All living systems are very sensitive to environmental conditions, because this sensitivity defines their permanence.
Hack by Marcelo Manucci on March 26, 2015
Virtually every company has some sort of training program with the goal of having their people work smarter, but it is not the program that counts but how effective it is.
Hack by George Kobak on March 24, 2015
The Information Age well supports strategic planning if based on principles.
Hack by George Kobak on March 10, 2015
The Industrial Age was primarily rules-based leading to procedures. The Information Age is primarily principles-based leading to creativity and innovation.
Hack by George Kobak on February 23, 2015
  Cost (in production, research, retail, and accounting), is the value of money that has been used up to produce something, and hence is not available for use anymore (Wi
Hack by Emeka Ikwukeme,CPA on January 25, 2015
Employee engagement programs are confused with employee entertainment activities.
Hack by Sibi Melvin R on January 25, 2015
If information is viewed as a commodity that is worked with in business, then the nature of information dictates that it be treated completely differently than how one would work with other commoditie
Hack by George Kobak on January 5, 2015
Advanced Design Encounters Psychological Theory <ADEPT> Successful teamwork innovation will respect many various kinds of personal contributions, even including paradoxically opposi
Hack by John Roth on December 21, 2014
An objective performance evaluation is an illusion, but many leaders haven't realised it.
Hack by Bjarte Bogsnes on December 2, 2014
Self-managing systems are common and occur all around us, although not commonly applied to the structure of businesses.
Hack by Julian Wilson on November 24, 2014
My name is not Victoria.Although I am willing to share secrets too.This hack is a guide to find your way through a grid of 30 hacks and stories.Some sort of "Serial MIXer Hacker" confessions.Mixing id
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 22, 2014
DiversHiFTi. Capital HFT. Like High Frequency Trading.
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 12, 2014
This blog was originally posted on our website by our CEO, Joel Trammell.  Wanted to share this thought leadership idea about the importance of having a predictable organization.
Hack by Marina Martinez on November 6, 2014

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