In June’s issue
In Cognitive Flexibility, Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian and Georgios Christopoulos introduce the science of how to be successful in business and at work. They share their research on evidence-based ways to train and assess mental flexibility.
In part 1 of The Agile Transformation Myth, by Nigel Thurlow, learn how agile is not a universal fix for an organisation’s systemic problems.
Jeff Gothelf introduces the phrase Strong Opinions, Loosely Held. In many ways, Jeff says, if you wanted to sum up the whole agile, lean startup, design thinking, lean ux world of thinking in one pithy phrase, this would be it.
Do You Really Need An Innovation Strategy? asks Paul Taylor. Paul says having an ‘innovation strategy’ risks setting efforts apart from the organisation itself. It could lead to random innovation efforts becoming disconnected from the core purpose.
HappyHenry describes the pre-approval process as one that helps managers trust their employees to make decisions and a process to reduce bureaucracy.
In Beware the Man of One Book gapingvoid.com cautions us to be aware of those so locked up in their discipline, that they can’t see anything outside of it. They can do some serious damage.