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Too many organizations are operating with a terminally creaky design for unleashing human potential, says Dan Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Our newest MIX Maverick, Pink describes what's wrong with how we think about what makes people tick—and how to rethink what helps them soar.

At one time or another, most of us have probably worked for a boss who was self-absorbed, vindictive, or just plain inept — a real-life equivalent to Dunder Mifflin’s Michael Scott. One of my first jobs was for an HR manager who thought the best way to humble a cocky new MBA was to have him spend...
Blog by Gary Hamel on May 6, 2011
What does it take to craft a career that is likely to stand the test of time? In my new book The Shift: the future of work is already here , I talk a great deal about the five forces that will shape work and careers: ever greater globalization of innovation and talent; the development of ever more...
Blog by Lynda Gratton on September 12, 2011
In a WSJ post I promised that I’d lay out a blueprint for building a company that’s as nimble as change itself—and I will, but first I’d like to share an anecdote about a simple experiment in workplace freedom. In most organizations, the decision-making freedoms of frontline employees are highly...
Blog by Gary Hamel on June 16, 2011
To increase employee satisfaction, build trust and retain talent during a post-product cycle reorganization (reorg), the Microsoft Lync Test team offered its employees the freedom to choose what they
Story by Dan Bean on December 17, 2011
Too often leaders think trust should flow one way: toward them. Instead, leaders should demonstrate trust in their coworkers first.
Hack by Gary Cohen on October 15, 2010
“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
Last night at the Human Capital Institute Summit in Atlanta, the MIX team announced the winners of the first Human Capital M-Prize. We are delighted to share them with you: Lisa Haneberg (Grand Prize) for her HACK Start with a better question to create a better talent management system: the Talent...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on March 9, 2011

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