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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

I'm still reeling from the aha moment that shot through me at 2.30am this morning.The Bolt from the Blue: Gary Hamel is more than right, he is absolutely, utterly, unerringly bang on and no s
Hack by Jim Wilkes on April 11, 2013
Susan Cain has spoken about Introverts and the correlation between creativity, innovation, and leadership with introverts.  In a world where corporate leaders demand "butts in seats" in
Hack by bari dzomba on April 2, 2013
I like those disclaimers at the beginning of every rated R movie. This movie is rated R as it contains graphic images, profanity, and may be disturbing to some viewers.
Hack by bari dzomba on April 2, 2013
You cannot just scream from the top of the hill: INNOVATE! and expect that an organization at large will do it, not at least in a sustainable and consistent basis.
Hack by Moises Norena on February 8, 2013
All industry types have one resource in common; their Suppliers.Harness Supplier creativity to gain resource creation by:Selecting suppliers with different
Hack by Moises Norena on February 6, 2013
Co-Authored By Terry Deegan
Google "Leadership Fear or Love" and you will get views, articles and books from Machiavelli to John Hope Bryant.
Hack by Victor Kwan on January 31, 2013
A global experiment in crowd-sourcing that tests the power of the masses versus established ways of doing things.
Hack by Craig Churchill on January 23, 2013
I don't know the answer to either part of this compound question, but I think we have to answer the first part, before we can answer the second part.  To that end I have begun a research project
Hack by Samuel Peffers on January 19, 2013
When we are dreaming, we should let ourselves and our employees free to dream big dreams. Our dreams are powerful because of their boundlessness - they embody our creative spirits and best talents.
Hack by Fahri Karakas on January 8, 2013
Think of something you are doing well.Think of a way to do it better.Now think of how to get better at getting better.If you can, you really accelerate innovation. 
Hack by Ken Everett on January 7, 2013
This hack is an effort to provide a framework through which organisations can work through to embed innovation as part of their DNA.
Hack by Samit Singh on January 7, 2013
an electronic knowledge exchange database that stores, organizes and publishes information inside and outside the organization, a lab “peace room” where employees could chat and work with paperboards
Hack by Mohamed Hamdi on January 7, 2013
“Every company wants to have growth and everybody wants to be part of a dynamic, growing organization:  the fun of launching new products, the idea that new processes are coming to our factory fl
Hack by Jean Angus on January 7, 2013

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