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Our perspective on the future of org design, people development, leadership, and teamwork

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Playbook: From Diversity to Racial Equity

In June 2020, millions of people across the United States, joined by many more around the world, gathered to protest ongoing police violence and...

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Playbook: From Is it Right? to Is it Safe to Try?

2020 showed us that our normal ways of making decisions aren’t good enough. Traditional approaches to decision-making start with the assumption...

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Playbook: From Lead by Telling to Lead by Listening

In 2020, leaders were reminded that asking the right question can be more valuable than having the right answer. For many people 2020 was one of...

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Playbook: From Tools to Enablers

According to a McKinsey study* from October 2020, organizations implemented changes to increase remote working and collaboration 43x faster than...

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How to address 4 core challenges of the hybrid workplace

We hosted our company board meeting last week and unsurprisingly the focus of conversation was around hybrid work. Last year, organizations across...

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What do we mean by self management?

This document was written for new hires to read in their first few weeks at August. In line with our core value of working for the public benefit,...

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The Magic Metric: one metric to measure the success of your Agile transformation

Metrics are hard: Choosing them is hard, gathering them is hard, getting anyone to look at them is hard. What about getting people who have looked...

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Giving for racial justice in 2020 and beyond

For many, the last few years have been a reminder of the pain and violence that result from America's racist systems and institutions. Black and...

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