It's time to reinvent management. You can help.
"Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." That chestnut has morphed from sales proposition to object lesson on the perils of clinging to convention in less than a generation. We've ditched the dark suits and "sincere" ties of our father's IBM for black turtlenecks and jeans, and we've embraced the "think different" ethos of Apple's celebrated campaign : "Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in square holes. The ones who see things differently."
Blog by Polly LaBarre on December 13, 2011
One of the founding beliefs of the MIX is that experiments in radical management practices and pathbreaking new ideas are not the exclusive province of innovation gurus, elite journals, and the executive suite. Game-changing management hacks are being invented all over the world, in every kind of...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on June 22, 2010
The authorities at Merriam-Webster have declared “austerity” the defining word of 2010 . That may be an appropriate reaction to all that’s transpired this year (and built up over this decade), but the word—and, more to the point, the feeling —that permeates this shabby, hangdog year is loss. Look...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on December 30, 2010
I'm delighted to share the first of six videos from my conversation with our latest MIX Maverick Seth Godin. Seth needs no introduction--he's a 13-time bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and tireless game-changer . He is a one-man army when it comes to unleashing the passion and initiative of...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on December 2, 2011