It's time to reinvent management. You can help.
We're delighted to introduce our first three MIX Moonshot Guides —folks who've emerged from the MIX community and beyond as important contributors when it comes to making progress on the management moonshots . As with most things on the MIX, this is an evolving experiment and our Moonshot Guides...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on October 28, 2010
Our thanks to those MIXers who have given us their thoughts, in 140 characters or less, about how to take the work out of work. From Play-doh and musical instruments at meetings to praising risk-takers, you've crammed a lot of good suggestions into a tiny bit of space. Each one of these is a great...
Blog by David Sims on August 24, 2010
Imagine a world where everyone is happy and healthy, and you can do what ever you want! WOW!Did you dream a little when you read that? Or did you laugh? But hold on – what would it take?
We're all for smiling at work—that is, until we start losing. Just watch what happened when the Arizona Cardinals quarterback Derek Anderson was caught smiling and laughing during the Cardinals 27-6 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night football. A short video clip of the lighthearted...
Blog by Ross Smith on December 1, 2010
Sir Alexander Fleming won a Nobel Prize for his work in discovering Penicillin, perhaps one of the most important discoveries in history. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1943, knighted by King George VI in 1944 and shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1945. And he loved to...
Blog by Ross Smith on November 8, 2010
Happy Holidays! As we close out 2010 and look forward to the New Year, let’s take a look at a well honored tradition – the New Year’s resolution . Celebrating the New Year is perhaps one of the oldest traditions we know of. Over 4000 years ago, the ancient Babylonians celebrated the new moon on...
Blog by Ross Smith on December 22, 2010
Hack: 21 Types of Fun - What's Yours? Jonathan Winter introduces an interesting taxonomy to help take the work out of work. A different look in to why people enjoy things that can help make the workplace more fun. Check it out http://www.managementexchange.com/hack/21-types-fun-whats-yours
Blog by Ross Smith on November 2, 2010