This hack was inspired by the great book by Jonathan Zittrain "The future of the Internet" but is not limited to Internet businesses. Zittrain describe the PC and the Internet as "generativ
Hack by Leonardo Zangrando on July 17, 2013
Our big goal here at the MIX is to inspire and unleash as much collective aspiration, audacity, imagination, energy, and passion as possible when it comes to making all of our organizations fit for the future--and fit for human beings. We've said it before: so much is broken when it comes to how...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on January 25, 2012
The competition for the world’s first management innovation prize has officially closed—and the judging has begun! We’d like to send out a hearty thanks to the hundreds of MIXers who poured their bold thinking and tremendous effort into crafting STORIES and HACKS aimed at tackling the moonshots of Increasing Trust , Reinventing Leadership , and Taking the Work out of Work . We are inspired and energized by the sheer variety and originality of the submissions—and we and our panel of Mavericks are hard at work on the difficult task of choosing just a few winners.
Blog by Polly LaBarre on October 18, 2010
Creativity is less an art than a discipline--and surprisingly practical and accessible If you think creativity is the province of a privileged few--the proverbial black turtleneck and pony tail crowd--think again. Our work with hundreds of teams, from CEOs to customer service reps, has convinced us...
elBulli is a well-known restaurant famous not only for his chef, Ferran Adria, but also for being a creative organization in which every year more than a hundred elaborations are put in place.At elBul
Story by Andrés Hatum on June 16, 2011
A collaborative business planning and execution approach holds the promise of increasing the success rates for achieving corporate goals.
Hack by Matt Johnson on April 29, 2012
For all of the fervor around innovation, far too many organizations are hostile places for new ideas (not to mention the people that harbor them). All too often, new ideas are cooked up in a hothouse environment—the executive inner sanctum, an invitation-only innovation offsite, a limited-access “war room”—and not shared widely until they’ve been sanctioned from on high. When they are offered up by some hardy soul in the trenches, they generally have just one place to go: up the chain of command. In other words, they get the hot lights of judgment before they get a chance to breathe.
Blog by Polly LaBarre on July 18, 2011
There is no doubt that there is tremendous goodwill, not to mention countless exciting experiments, when it comes to making the world of work more deeply human—designed to promote more freedom , equity , and engagement , and passion . Why, then, can those words sound so cheap and drained of their...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on April 25, 2012

Often the biggest impact starts with a small experiment, says MIX Maverick Seth Godin. The trick is getting from "my boss won’t let me" to being the person who fails (and learns) the most.

This Hack attempts to showcase the power of immediate feedback in organizations that want to develop top talent and keep individuals engaged for the long term.
Hack by Elkanah Carnell Reed on January 5, 2013

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