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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

Drill down along the A dimension.Still not following the acronym order, but pursuing with the fourth one, that we can make a difference on.Ambiguity is a mask for non-dec
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 31, 2017
Drill down along the C dimension.Not in the acronym order, but starting with the third one, that we can have a large impact on.Complexity is the root cause of lack o
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 26, 2017
Leaders who have an understanding of neuroscience basics have a tool much like a navigational compass to guide their teams and individuals through common change related obstacles.  Neuros
Hack by Earl Miller on October 23, 2017
VUCA is a very objective description of dynamics at work.First popping out in our MIX environment back in 2010 (in a short comment by Bhaskar Deb.)For each of its 4 dimensions, no need
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 21, 2017
 The name tax is seen as a burden or a levy,  on subjects in the olden days paid to kings and queens.
Hack by Emeka Ikwukeme,CPA on September 26, 2017
Cool IoT devices obscured an even more revolutionary aspect of the IoT: for the first time, everyone needing instant access to real-time data about things to make better decisions or
Hack by W. David Stephenson on August 25, 2017
Search "HR and Innovation" on Google and results range from Innovation is a Strategic HR Imperative to How HR 'Best Practices' Kill Innovation and Does HR Matter in Innovation?
Hack by Chad Hartzell on August 17, 2017
A system for "Agile Strategy", inspired by SCRUM.
Hack by Marc Sniukas on August 17, 2017
Ever get an innovation project rolling along well and then bump into a hidden corporate policy or procedure that stops the project dead in its tracks?
Hack by Mary Kuhr Anderson on August 14, 2017
Innovation is more than a singular event that happens and then <POOF!> the organization has magically transformed.
Hack by Brett Belock on July 19, 2017
Culture change is hard.  Whatever the approach, its a long term proposition riddled with ambiguity.  If your tasked with leading a culture change initiative and are struggling with
Hack by David Graham IV on June 29, 2017
There have been four industry revolutions, and each one challenged the business-leaders to innovate the management.
It is time we recognize that our current approach to leadership development is a waste. $50 Billion and research says there is nothing to show for it.

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