[podcast] Can Organizations Learn?
Can Organizations Learn?
We discussed the obstacles and opportunities organizations face as they seek to lead innovation within their market. Topics we covered include;
- Managing to outcomes over output
- Annual budgeting and funding
- Performance management
- How to become a Lean Enterprise and create high performance at scale
- How to build a culture of experimentation and learning
- Coaching business leaders and executives in ExecCamp
Why do some leaders and teams achieve great success in complex, uncertain, and fast-changing environments, while others who are equally capable struggle? For example, earlier this year, I found myself in a room with the heads of various competing departments of a large, bureaucratic organization. They had been tasked with the development of a new […]
I’ve been watching the outstanding HBO series Chernobyl which details the worst nuclear reactor meltdown in human history—an event that was approximately 400 times more potent than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. What occurred to me, and what I discovered over the course of the TV series, this was a cataphoric failure destined to […]
Nikolay Storonsky, CEO of the UK’s hottest fintech startup Revolut, has been extremely vocal about his company’s values. “Ninety-five per cent of founders, they will bullshit you,” he told the Financial Times. “I’m not going to do it.” Storonsky says, “I can’t see how work-life balance will help you to build a startup. You are […]
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