Category: human values

A Hidden Benefit of 360-Degree Reviews

A Hidden Benefit of 360-Degree Reviews Part 3: A Hidden Benefit of 360-Degree Reviews

Ever wondered if there’s more to 360-degree reviews than meets the eye? In this article, we’ll uncover yet another A360 secret that could transform your team’s dynamics. We’ll explore real-life examples and offer practical insights that may change the way you view feedback and leadership development. In Part 1, I outlined the benefits of 360-degree […]

UVALDE, BOEING, COJONES, and Shared Values

UVALDE, BOEING, COJONES, and Shared Values Uvalde, Boeing, Cojones, and Human Values

It took the US JD 604 days to acknowledge the glaring truth: the police response to the May 24, 2022, deadly Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting was “a failure that should not have happened.” Well, duh!.. One year, seven months, and 25 days, and nearly 600 pages later, the report highlights “a sweeping array of […]

Dispelling the Myth: Flat Hierarchies and the Pursuit of Genuine Diversity

Dispelling the Myth: Flat Hierarchies and the Pursuit of Genuine Diversity Dispelling the Myth: Flat Hierarchies and the Pursuit of Genuine Diversity

Hierarchies play a crucial role in facilitating efficient information exchange within organizations. When teams are congruent, organizations can flatten their hierarchies, boost creativity and performance, and maintain genuine diversity.

What Do Elon Musk and Bill Gates Have in Common?

What Do Elon Musk and Bill Gates Have in Common? Elon Musk and Bill Gates Values Profiles

GPT and Q7 offer an unexpected answer to this question. I asked ChatGPT to help me build Elon Musk’s values profile, using my Q7 questionnaire, and then compared it to the profile calculated earlier using crowdsourced responses. I was pleasantly surprised that the two profiles matched up to 95%! Getting almost identical results with a […]

Why Do Projects Succeed?

Why Do Projects Succeed?

Now that we know Why Projects Fail, let’s talk about the practical steps and behaviors Project Manager must adopt in order to deliver a project successfully. The three root causes of project success are: LEAN CEO In the knowledge economy, with continuously growing competition, accelerating product lifecycles, and shrinking lifespan of businesses, managing by project […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: a Must-Have Tool in the Knowledge Economy

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: a Must-Have Tool in the Knowledge Economy Abraham Maslow and Isabel Briggs Myers discuss their instrument.

Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs may be less popular than the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – but it is much more meaningful and powerful as a performance enhancement instrument.

Applying Maslow’s Theory Today

Applying Maslow’s Theory Today Maslow Uvalde

Abraham Maslow’s Theory of human motivation is like Isaac Newton’s laws of motion: neither of them has an expiration date. New theories often come to the fore, but after a while, it becomes obvious that they are nothing more than derivatives and only confirm the original idea. With the shooting epidemic sweeping the US, everyone […]

Coming Next: Facebook Most Important Updates

Coming Next: Facebook Most Important Updates Facebook: Layoffs

Are you NOT surprised: now Facebook is announcing imminent layoffs, following a similar announcement from Google a few days ago. Although both companies are avoiding the L-word, in an attempt to remain politically correct to the end, this is what it is: layoffs. Like many oversatiated companies before them, they have reached the point where […]