Train Wreck Management: Celebrating 180 Years of Command-and-Control Business Management

Train Wreck Management: Celebrating 180 Years of Command-and-Control Business Management

Happy 180th Birthday, Train Wreck Management! Yesterday, October 5, 1841 marked the birth of business bureaucracy when two passenger trains collided on the Western Railway, killing 2 and injuring 17. The railroad appointed Major George W. Whistler (whose wife, Anna, would famously go on to pose for “Whistler’s Mother”) to lead the investigation. Borrowing ideas…

WorldBlu: Freedom at Work in an Eight-Week Intensive

WorldBlu: Freedom at Work in an Eight-Week Intensive

Just completed: WorldBlu’s flagship eight-week Freedom at Work course online. Super enjoyable to catch up with WorldBlu catalyst Miranda Ash and founder Traci Fenton (with whom I have a lengthy and wide-ranging interview posted in this blog). WorldBlu stands for workplace democracy and freedom (blue is the universal color of freedom). For more information, go…