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Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines

...g me here. I'm a really big fan of Leadermorphosis so it's an honour to be here. And thank you for introducing me. So I like to start talking with a game when I talk about 10Pines and how we see our business and the culture and company. And the game is about a fight with your thumbs. Lisa Gill: Yeah, ...more
...or introducing me. So I like to start talking with a game when I talk about 10Pines and how we see our business and the culture and company. And the game is about a fight with your thumbs. Lisa Gill: Yeah, thumb wars! Jorge Silva: And here it’s a really popular game when you are a kid. It’s a game I ...more
...d the culture and company. And the game is about a fight with your thumbs. Lisa Gill: Yeah, thumb wars! Jorge Silva: And here it’s a really popular game when you are a kid. It’s a game I saw for the first time here at a TEDx event by Mariano Sigman. And the idea is that you fight with another person. ...more
...he game is about a fight with your thumbs. Lisa Gill: Yeah, thumb wars! Jorge Silva: And here it’s a really popular game when you are a kid. It’s a game I saw for the first time here at a TEDx event by Mariano Sigman. And the idea is that you fight with another person. And the objective is to make as ...more
...ne minute. So this is the only rule. And you have to fight with the other one with your eyes closed, and you can't talk. So it's a really interesting game and you play two rounds. So the first time what happened is that everyone started fighting with each other to make at least one point. And most of th...more
...member then that they don't have to win against each other, they just have to make as many points as they can. So then people start to understand the game. And they start collaborating with each other, and they let the other one win - they win one time, and then they go back. And then with that, the po...more
..., you can see that when you collaborate with the other, you have more points. And the other insight that is interesting is what is called a zero-sum game fallacy. The idea of the fallacy is that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basket...more
... the other insight that is interesting is what is called a zero-sum game fallacy. The idea of the fallacy is that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to ...more
...alled a zero-sum game fallacy. The idea of the fallacy is that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in...more
...acy. The idea of the fallacy is that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot...more
...of the fallacy is that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other type...more
... that when you are talking about zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when y...more
...bout zero-sum games, the best strategy is to compete. A zero sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, ri...more
...sum game is like a basketball game, a chess game, a football game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. An...more
...ootball game. And in those cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate...more
... cases of games, you have to compete. But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate. There is a really popul...more
...But there are not only zero-sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate. There is a really popular game called the Prisoner's Dilemma. A...more
...sum games in real life. You have a lot of other types of games when you talk about game theory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate. There is a really popular game called the Prisoner's Dilemma. And in those types of games, ...more
...eory, right. So there are other games that are non-zero-sum games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate. There is a really popular game called the Prisoner's Dilemma. And in those types of games, you have to collaborate to have a better performance. So the idea, and so the fallacy is...more
...m games. And in those cases, the best strategy is to collaborate. There is a really popular game called the Prisoner's Dilemma. And in those types of games, you have to collaborate to have a better performance. So the idea, and so the fallacy is, that most of the time - when you don't know this kind of ...more
...- when you don't know this kind of new situation in real life - what is happening is that you tend to compete. Because you think that it's a zero-sum game. So the idea here is to try to understand or to figure out which situations in real life are a zero-sum game, and which ones are not, in order to get...more
.... Because you think that it's a zero-sum game. So the idea here is to try to understand or to figure out which situations in real life are a zero-sum game, and which ones are not, in order to get a better performance. Because if you are competing in a no zero-sum game, you are going to have a bad perfor...more
...uations in real life are a zero-sum game, and which ones are not, in order to get a better performance. Because if you are competing in a no zero-sum game, you are going to have a bad performance. And this is a really interesting philosophy in economics, because it is interesting to think about the eco...more
... performance. And this is a really interesting philosophy in economics, because it is interesting to think about the economy and if it is a zero-sum game or not. And if we have to compete, or collaborate. And if we collaborate, are we going to have a better performance or not? But the idea is to see wh...more
...And if we collaborate, are we going to have a better performance or not? But the idea is to see what happens in a company. If a company is a zero-sum game or not, and...whether to compete or collaborate. So...our premise is that a company is a non-zero-sum game. Collaboration is better for having a bet...more
... in a company. If a company is a zero-sum game or not, and...whether to compete or collaborate. So...our premise is that a company is a non-zero-sum game. Collaboration is better for having a better performance in all aspects. So we created this company with this idea - with the idea of collaboration. ...more
...Lisa Gill: Yeah, it's so true. I think so many examples of companies, like outdated ways of thinking about organisations is like this zero-sum game. That there are winners and losers...I think about recruitment situations and competing...In fact, someone once described it as two people sitting ac...more
...And if we don't go that way, it is really hard to get rid of this virus. So I think one of the learning points here is that collaboration really is a game where you perform better. And the other thing is, sometimes when we talk about these kinds of ideas, and these kinds of crazy policies and other stu...more

Amy Edmondson on psychological safety and the future of work

...and making sure you do it adequately, probably nothing I and others could say will be helpful. So I think you have to recognise that there’s a better game to play, and by game I mean the game of playing not to lose: “Tell me what I need to do, I’ll put in my hours, I’ll go home and that’s when I have my...more
...o it adequately, probably nothing I and others could say will be helpful. So I think you have to recognise that there’s a better game to play, and by game I mean the game of playing not to lose: “Tell me what I need to do, I’ll put in my hours, I’ll go home and that’s when I have my real fun or my real ...more
... probably nothing I and others could say will be helpful. So I think you have to recognise that there’s a better game to play, and by game I mean the game of playing not to lose: “Tell me what I need to do, I’ll put in my hours, I’ll go home and that’s when I have my real fun or my real life and I’m pla...more
...eadership, because I am doing something that was voluntary to influence someone else in a positive way. The point is, decide you wanna play a bigger game and then look around and diagnose what seems to need doing. Particularly in the interpersonal realm, but also in the task realm. Now, you might diagn...more
...ty, but it’s also about the non-leaders, if I can use that term, stepping up in a way, a mindset shift to seeing themselves as active players in that game… AE: To be the change that you wanna see and realise — and I’m often reminding my sons of this, they’re 18 and 20 — that you don’t have to be just a...more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

...tangible outputs. So, at the end of the day, it’s a company where you need to be able to be consistent. You need to be able to put your skin into the game, and it’s always about zero bullshit. So everything is written down. I think this is really a characteristic that is unique to their own cultural cod...more