Removing barriers is necessary to create flow. Obstacles can exist mentally and physically, and can be imposed on us by others. Removal of these ties that bind people to existing mental or physical states requires discipline and mindfulness. The mental barriers can be the toughest to overcome. Creating flow in our daily lives allows people to move fluidly between activities, relationships, and … Read More
Business needs to be re-conceptualized as building community. Leaders within this social system serve as facilitators to manage the interactions between the constituent parts. In order to work effectively as a community, people need space, a sense they are contributing, and the capacity to relate to others. Inflexibility can disable an organization.
I found this interview in The Telegraph with Ian Bremmer to be interesting and I’ve added his new book Superpower to my reading list. Regarding the comments made about China, I remembered reading this insightful article in the Harvard Business Review last year on Chinese innovation. After reading Mr. Foster’s interview with Mr. Bremmer, I was left wondering about the nature of strategy in a volatile, … Read More