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July 8, 2018

The workplace as we know it is in flux. The impact of advances in technology and the accelerating pace of change are conspiring to disrupt how we work. Many organizations are stuck in antiquated structures that impede rather than enable employees to bring their best se...

June 9, 2018

Contemporary workplaces are still very much dominated by a directive leadership style where directors, managers, supervisors, and team leaders give orders to their “subordinates.” This leadership style is outdated as it neglects the wisdom of the crowd and it disengage...

March 20, 2018

We are at an important crossroads. Faced with rapid change, increased competition, economic challenges, increasing personal debt, and burnout, we need to call into question some of the long accepted workplace best practices that no longer serve us.

March 13, 2018

Managers aren’t the problem. Management is the problem. Management is the business equivalent of the Titanic. Let’s figure out how to do it differently. All the data is on the side of self-managed teams, yet we keep trying to put lipstick on a Factory System pig that w...

February 3, 2017

The veterinary profession is at a crossroads. Faced with a variety of stresses including rapid technological change, non-traditional sources of competition, ongoing economic challenges, and increasing levels of personal debt and professional burnout, it’s clear that we...

July 23, 2015

Another, more soulful organizational model may be just around the corner.