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Interesting things we have found this week about building 21st Century business

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UPCOMING KEYNOTES & TALKS

 

ORGANISATIONAL DESIGN

Learn about the radical management techniques used by Semco’s CEO, and the rationale behind their implementation in this Ted talk.

Explore how too much clarity in role definitions and organisational structures could become a barrier to success.

Examine lessons learned from creating Decentralised Autonomous Organisations.

 

LEADERSHIP 

A provocative HBR article from Umair Haque argues that 21st century businesses need builders not leaders.

Read about how social technologies make new leadership styles possible thanks to their inherent anti-hierarchical qualities.

An overview of 4 steps to prompt a more strategic way to think about your business.

 

STARUPS

What startups who plan for long-term success should do to extend their lifecycle.

Marc Andreessen’s plan for creating an environment that supports more Unicorns (tech startups worth $1bn+).

A fascinating article on why becoming a Unicorn is unattractive for many entrepreneurs.

 

FROM THE ARCHIVE

Closing the gap between Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media (2009).