Chemistry

“Getting the right people and the right chemistry is more important than getting the right idea.” – Ed Catmull How much time do you spend on developing the dynamics of your team and people [...]

Scaffolding

There is a concept in learning theory called scaffolding. It is the idea that when learning new concepts, you start simple and progressively get more complicated over time. It is designed to [...]

Rebalancing power

David Marquet writes a lot about leadership. In one of his leadership nudges, he talks about why it’s important to flatten the power gradient. That is how people who have more status, power, and [...]

Clear messages

We’ve written many times in these insights about expectations, and one other aspect of setting expectations is the awareness of ambiguity. While we hope that people can read our minds or [...]

Change your routine

Depending on your role in an organization, the flow of information coming your way is likely controlled or filtered. You may be shielded from information you need to know often or told just [...]

We’re in it together

Silos are often discussed in the context of organizational design within a company, and they are the invisible (yet sometimes not so invisible) walls that separate groups, departments and people. [...]