Global Citizens Take Action on Tough Issues like Climate Change

Global Citizens Take Action on Tough Issues like Climate Change

For the last two months I’ve worked steadily on a proposal to the Global Challenges Foundation request for a new governance model to tackle issues like global climate change. It’s been intense.  Inherent in the approach my colleague, Dr. Thomas Juli, and I have taken in consultation with Michael Mainelli of Y/Zen, Richard Barrett of […]

Understanding the Practicality of Moving to Self-Management with Doug Kirkpatrick #podcast

Understanding the Practicality of Moving to Self-Management with Doug Kirkpatrick #podcast

Raised on pioneer Morning Star’s self-management practices, Doug Kirkpatrick experienced autonomy from the start. His book, Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization, is now revised to include updates and more stories of companies taking steps toward self-management plus the compelling benefits. In this interview with Insight to Action host and global change agent, […]

From Employees to Self-Managers: Morningstar’s Worldview

From Employees to Self-Managers: Morningstar’s Worldview

In 1990, tomato manufacturing company MorningStar began with a radically different way of managing; employees shifted to self-managers. Morning Star’s people adopted an entrepreneurial mindset – essential in today’s workplace revolution. Doug Kirkpatrick was part of the founding team. Since 2008 he’s been championing self-management world-wide through the Morning Star’s Self-Management Institute. The movement toward self-management […]

Liberating Leaders and Their Companies with Isaac Getz #podcast

Liberating Leaders and Their Companies with Isaac Getz #podcast

The movement toward transforming workplaces into productive healthy environments is well on its way. Intact governance systems like Holacracy, modular components drawn from LiquidO or Sociocracy 3.0 offer an external framework, but internally what makes it work is the leader – You! Liberating leaders is the source for liberating companies. In January I met Gilles […]