~20 min read · Aug 19th · Lessons from the life sciences
Many people believe that the process for achieving breakthrough innovations is chaotic, random, and unmanageable.
Breakthroughs can be systematically generated using a process modeled on the principles that drive evolution in nature: variance generation, which creates a variety of life-forms; and selection pressure to select those that can best survive in a given environment.
There was no “aha” moment when the mRNA breakthrough happened. The Moderna platform was built on a constellation of technologies, methods, and know-how that evolved over time.
6 min read · Aug 3rd · Three challenges leaders must navigate.
future of work
Research has shown that when employees feel that they belong to a team or organization, they will not only tend to perform better, but also experience higher levels of engagement and well-being.
It is often said that we should learn from failure, and that it’s a lot harder to learn from success — because even when we are lucky, we are tempted to think we were just smart, which is the best way to do something dumb in the future.
To be clear, culture does not go away when the office is a bit emptier, nor does it cease to evolve.
~18 min read · Sep 29th · You can tailor programs and policies to fit your employees’ needs.
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What does true flexibility look like? Most organizations approach it in one of two ways: as an ad hoc work-life accommodation available upon request, or as giving people permission to get their work done on their own schedule — as long as they’re available to answer emails or put out fires 24/7.
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