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Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

...sations we know today. B Fischer: I think that he’s unique. I think that I have never met another CEO who compares to him — in both his intellectual curiosity, and his determination. And, you know, we talked about six incarnations, at least, depending on how you count them. But I think it’s been one story,...more
...ferent chapters in how you fulfil those two meta-objectives. And I think that what’s so interesting about Zhang Ruimin is that he is consumed by this curiosity. So every time you go to see him, he’s just met everybody you’re reading now. Nothing is allowed to get in the way of Haier accessing fresh insights ...more
...that if you’re one of those people that -needs a little bit more time, and you wind up in Haier, as long as you demonstrate energy and commitment and curiosity, you’ll get the extra time. I mean, the goal is not for everybody to run a micro-enterprise. I think that that would be an interesting goal. And I th...more

Nand Kishore Chaudhary from Jaipur Rugs on love, collective consciousness and self-management

...Lisa Gill: I really like this idea of going back to childlike innocence and curiosity and openness. So I'm curious, Mr. Chaudhary, because from the beginning, I know that Jaipur Rugs was quite a radical organisation. And I think in the...more

Beetroot’s founders on purpose, self-management, and shocking people with trust

... fit, but that's a good start). And then you can try to listen a bit under the surface, in terms of motivators and the ability to listen and the real curiosity and interest is there and also the level of responsibility-taking. And lately I've been coming into some later stages or interview processes and I'm ...more

Alanna Irving on leadership, decisions and money in bossless organisations

...quisite level is about shared power. If you're in an environment where you can't talk honestly about power dynamics and that's not an ongoing genuine curiosity that people are open about - if there isn't genuinely a desire for shared power - I think it's like pretty much a non starter. There's no point in tr...more

Aaron Dignan on being complexity conscious and people positive

...ion, and listen to every team, whether it's at the top of the house or the edge, the answers will tell us where to go. And so then we just follow the curiosity, we follow the tension. And we invite teams to start to address that stuff. And what's so surprising is they've so rarely been consulted, much less i...more