Business Agility TV

Interesting videos that we have found that deepen our understanding of Business Agility.

[#014] What is leadership?

Captain David Marquet gives us his view on leadership. This video is a great overview of his wonderful book “Turn the Ship Around!”

[#013] Introduction to Wardley Maps

Wardley Maps are a really powerful tool for deciding strategy. Here is Simon Wardley giving a very entertaining Keynote at OSCON 2014 where he discusses how he came to invent it as a technique and briefly runs through how it can be applied.

[#012] The Smell of the Place

Professor Sumantra Ghoshal talks about culture at the World Economic Forum – what he refers to as “The Smell of the Place”. He talks about what management can do to create and sustain the culture they want rather than allowing undesirable norms to grow.

[#011] If Russ Ackoff had given a TED Talk… Systems Thinking

“The peformance of a system depends on how the parts fit, not how they act taken separately.” Dr. Russell Ackoff In this inspiring talk, Ackoff discusses the importance of looking at systems as a whole when improving. He discusses the folly of looking at a system as individual parts and improving them in isolation. Finally, …

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[#007] The Happiness Advantage

What do you think is the relationship between Happiness and Success? Earlier this year I read Shawn Achor’s “The Happiness Advantage”. Apart from being an entertaining read, it’s a real eye-opener on how back to front we have got the Success and Happiness relationship. There are cultural blocks we have in place that hamper our …

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