Author: László

Laszlo Kovari is a writer and the founder of Prakhsis, an organizational development company that has been a pioneer in the concept of organic organizations. As a "consigliere" he has worked with founders, managers, CEOs and board members at startups, mid-sized companies and some of the Fortune 500 across North America and Europe. Laszlo is based in Prague, Czech Republic, supporting clients across Europe.

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Authenticity and communication

Guest post by Zsolt Mohacsi Piero Manzoni: Artist’s Shit (Merda d’artista), 1961 * Il mare agitato How to communicate more authentically? In short, the answer is: by being more authentic. Being authentic means following the maxim “know thyself”, as ancient Greeks advised. It means being aware of one’s true identity and...

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AWAKING YOUR INNER BLACKSMITH

Author:  François Weber How do you feel when you are cut off in the middle of expressing a beautiful thought? Authentic Organization coaching modules for teams are structural approaches to discuss several aspects of topical subjects in organizations. For some of the modules, a most striking feature is the strict time limit for...

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The self, a practical view

Author: François Weber Podcast In a recent podcast with Gerard van der Molen, we discuss several ideas about the self. We approach the self by first considering the three actors representing the self in our language; Me, Myself, and I. Then we move to the identity of the self, and finally, we speak about the …...

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The metaphysics of success

Perhaps there’s nothing that fascinates post-modern man more than success. Why this is or how it came to be so is not interesting for us this time – I addressed this question in many posts and podcasts and dedicated a good portion of my book to various aspects of this question. This will be just …...

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Melting flakes

On several levels, it has become more than acceptable that people don’t do what they say: it has become – slowly and insidiously – the “norm”. This may mean breaking seemingly small promises, like “I’ll get back to you on this” or “I’ll be there by 10am” to seemingly big ones, like breach of contracts; …...

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Another way to do business

Bureaucracy is a dangerous path. Like any other, this one also has a trajectory: it “evolves” and as it does, it becomes more dangerous. A typical bureaucrat in the 19th century, for example, lacked ambition beyond just doing everything by the book, or found pleasure in maintaining order meticulously, keeping his own ambition in...

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The old-new abnormal

Guest Post by Zsolt Mohacsi The Old-New Abnormal Feature image: Giorgio de Chirico: Metaphysical Triangle (1958).Source: Wikiart.org Calamity is what blessings depend upon.In blessings there hides the calamity.Who knows the ultimate end of the cycle of calamity and blessings?Is there no true principle that exists?The normal may revert...

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On Bullshit and Authenticity

Guest post by Zsolt Mohacsi *** Maximizing interactive action-items and engineering mission-critical paradigms by leveraging customized experiences through the facilitation of vertical interfaces. You and I are beings of the totality; we realize that this life is nothing short of an ennobling fusion of life-affirming conscious living,...

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Employees doing business with entrepreneurs

This is a conversation starter: There are employees and there are entrepreneurs. Two different breeds. In many cases employees don’t trust (often are quite hostile to) entrepreneurs unless they report to them, in which case they idolize them, or when they perceive them to be below them socially, in which case they patronize them....

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