Self-Managed Organizations: Self-Delusional or The Future Of Business?
In 1958, a S&P 500 company could hope to be around for an average of 61 years. Today, most survive 18 years on average. And 52% of all Fortune 500 companies have either experienced bankruptcy, been acquired, or gone out of business entirely between 2000 and 2014. So, businesses are waking up to the realities of increasing complexity and warp-speed innovation. Whether they like it or not, the pressure to innovate and to re-invent themselves again and again is high. Command and
Sleep Well, Lead Better
An international study conducted in 2017 by the Center for Creative Leadership found that among leaders, 42% get six or fewer hours of shut-eye a night. Some might even wear sleep deprivation like a badge of honor. Insufficient sleep and fatigue lead to poor judgment, lack of self-control, and impaired creativity. Moreover, when managers lose sleep, their employees’ experiences and output are diminished too. Studies have found that when leaders show up for work unrested, they