Former Wall Street Journal career columnist Joann S. Lublin wrote superb a new Wall Street Journal Workplace Report column about engaging and retaining superstars by taking lessons from self-managed companies like Valve Software and The Morning Star Company. I was pleased to contribute a couple of quotations for her column. https://lnkd.in/e_fMK9ds
Many thanks to the Business Agility Institute for publishing the Chinese language 2nd edition of “Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization.” Gratitude to Evan Leybourn, Laura Powers and digital producer extraordinaire Christopher Morales for their outstanding service. And thanks to Javier Prieto 关系 and his talented translation team. https://lnkd.in/gfSZtQ7n
Enjoyed a lively hour-and-a-half conversation with FirstHuman’s Richard Atherton, discussing work, life and the power of organizational self-management. Link here: https://www.firsthuman.com/podcast/241-beyond-empowerment-with-doug-kirkpatrick
Enjoyed a podcast interview with Radical’s José Leal on December 14th to talk about overcoming the gravitational pull of traditional thinking and reach the final frontiers of leadership. Podcast producer Carlos Ponce hosted, also joined by fellow Radical Matt Perez. Link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiHU9VZcwkY
Launching the Spanish translation today of “Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization” with publisher JETLAUNCH, and much gratitude to thought partners around the world who agreed to read the manuscript and offer support: Matt Perez José Luis Romero Kimberly Lantis Linda Shore Angel Calderón Daniel Pandza Diego Lainez Jamieson Humberto Besso-Oberto Huerta Irma M Morales Erika Rubí Flores Urbina Marcela Ronquillo Hinojosa Carlos…
Enjoyed sharing the topic Futurework: Managing Complexity With Simplicity at The Culture Ambassadors Retreat, October 3-4, 2022 in Omaha, Nebraska (formerly the Workplace Wisdom Retreat). Joined there by some great organizational culture experts, including bestselling author Daren Martin (A Company of Owners), Jay Wilkinson of Firespring, Sonia Keffer of Gallup, facilitator Les Landes and others….