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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

Successful and complex ventures, such as winning a football championship (when no one believes in your “underperforming” team), finding a missing girl in the woods (when many abandon all hope), or rei
Hack by Alberto Blanco on January 6, 2013
Innovation cards are a new way to develop the habits of successful innovators. They can be used by individuals or by leaders that seek to improve team innovation or establish a culture of creativity.
Hack by Mark Clare on January 6, 2013
In the 21st Century, leaders must be innovative. Leaders must be smart. Leaders must be able to multi-task several projects with a seemingly boundless creativity.
Hack by Elkanah Carnell Reed on January 5, 2013
This Hack attempts to showcase the power of immediate feedback in organizations that want to develop top talent and keep individuals engaged for the long term.
Hack by Elkanah Carnell Reed on January 5, 2013
The usual practice is to create a suggestion box for new innovations and leave it open to everyone interested in the new ideas. Let us make it in a different way.
Hack by Martin Kvapilik on January 5, 2013
The Innovatron is a platform that brings all employees (and possibly other stakeholders as well) together to propose, assess, finance and implement new ideas in a venture capi
Hack by Jacques Warichet on January 4, 2013
Create meaningful enterprise performance metrics by having development teams create and validate correlation to business purpose.
Hack by Jorgen Hesselberg on January 4, 2013
Encourage people to adopt the selective collection, providing the liquidity of energy bills with exchange recyclable waste. The control of the entire process is done through a co
Hack by Lidia Bastos on January 4, 2013
Replace “core competence” with “core value definition”.  By framing the context of an enterprise by the value it delivers, you widen the view of opportunities and markets that the enterprise can
Hack by Jeff Lloyd on January 3, 2013

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