How great leaders serve others

Here’s a nice TED talk by former captain of a US nuclear submarine. http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxScottAFB-David-Marquet-How Some quotes: when he was first given command, he had “a crew trained for compliance and a captain trained for a different submarine.” So “we stopped giving orders…I had no list of what anyone on that submarine had to do, other Read more about How great leaders serve others[…]

Men in charge – diversity (or lack of it) in the boardroom

I had to laugh. A letter was published some time ago in the Independent newspaper on the subject of the lack of women at board level in companies. Here’s an extract: ‘…I suspect that there might just not be the numbers and, at times, the talent available within the female pool …To be a successful Read more about Men in charge – diversity (or lack of it) in the boardroom[…]

Organising the Human Organising Project

I always advocate that you should organize a group or organisation in a way that is congruent with the message you’re trying to impart to the world. Organising the Human Organising Project thus presents two simultaneous challenges – how to organise the project and how to carry it out. A good starting point is to Read more about Organising the Human Organising Project[…]