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Springboard: A Beautiful Constraint

In this series, I share some books that have inspired me recently using the ‘book review’ format as a springboard into a wider conversation about the world of work—and how to do it better. A Beautiful Constraint by Adam Morgan & Mark Barden ____________________________ I’ve been studying constraints and consulting in them for the last

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More Than Just Work

In this new series of articles, I’d like to share some of the books that have stood out for me recently. I’ll use the ‘book review’ format loosely as a springboard into a wider conversation about the world of work—and how to do it better. Each of the books we’ll look at has contributed to

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Thinking Tools: Our Top 10 Books

As a learning organisation, we put great store in books. These are thinking tools, really, by the innovators who have influenced our own approach to creating ‘innovations in productivity’. Some are classics while others are newer additions to our library. Even the older books—perhaps especially those—contain ideas that are more important than ever.

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mediumAnalyse This

The way we look at high-performance teams has moved on since Jungian archetypes. How do mindsets affect team performance?According to the man who founded analytical psychology, Carl Jung, we are all endowed at birth with a bias toward one of two basic attitudes—expressed in the well-known idea of the introvert and extrovert. Jung describes the

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