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  • Olaf shared from Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design (Voices That Matter) by Maria Giudice, Christopher Ireland
    Daniel Pink takes a holistic perspective and relabels our era the “conceptual age.” As a result, CEOs need to be storytellers, big-picture thinkers, and empathetic humorists capable of giving meaning to our lives through their products, services, and management styles—not to mention their honest, revealing, re-tweetable posts.
    Note: "In the conceptual age, CEOs need to write honest, revealing, re-tweetable posts." @DanielPink
  • Olaf shared from Systemic Coaching and Constellations: An Introduction to the Principles, Practices and Application by John Whittington
    If people feel they’ve been given too much money they withdraw some of their personal energy from the company and, like a spoilt child, they may become troublesome. The one who receives too much withdraws as they feel unable to repay the debt.
    Note: So True.
  • Olaf shared from The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin
    “This might not work” isn’t merely something to be tolerated; it’s something you must seek out.
  • Olaf shared from Speak Peace in a World of Conflict: What You Say Next Will Change Your World by Marshall B. Rosenberg
    Don’t dehumanize people by complimenting them or praising them.
  • Olaf shared from A Slice of Trust by David Hutchen, Barry Rellaford
    organizations with low trust experience a “trust tax” that results in tremendous losses to speed and profitability.
  • Olaf shared from A Slice of Trust by David Hutchen, Barry Rellaford
    Being trusted invites people to be their best
    Note: Found a fellow @trustartist:-) @davidbhutchens
  • Olaf shared from Speak Peace in a World of Conflict: What You Say Next Will Change Your World by Marshall B. Rosenberg
    “An argument is the longest distance between two points of view.” — DAN BENNETT
  • Olaf shared from The Science Of Discworld II: The Globe: 2 by Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen, Terry Pratchett
    What makes humans different from all other creatures on the planet is not language, or mathematics, or science. It is not religion, or art, or politics, either. All of those things are mere side effects of the invention of story. Now it might seem that without language there can be no stories, but that is an illusion, brought about by our current obsession with recording stories as words on paper. Before there was a word for ‘elephant’ it was possible to point at an elephant and make evocative gestures, to draw an elephant on the cave wall and add spears flying towards it, or to mould a model...
  • Olaf shared from A Hat Full of Sky: (Discworld Novel 32) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
    Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
    Note: Coming home from #Agile2013 this is exactly how I feel. Thank you all:-)
  • Olaf shared from Systemic Coaching and Constellations: An Introduction to the Principles, Practices and Application by John Whittington
    In a healthy system everyone who has contributed is acknowledged and the history of the system is spoken about, including all the difficulties. Everything has a place. Roles are created in conscious connection with the purpose of the whole system. There is a balance between what each individual and team gives and what they receive. Everyone feels safe and able to relax into their own authority and apply it, willingly, for the good of the system.
    Note: On a scale of 1-10, how healthy is your organisation according to this definition? #poll plz RT
(Berlin)
Olaf Lewitz