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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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Operational principles for organizational intelligence

Organic organizations naturally exhibit something mechanical organizations invest a lot of money, time and energy to achieve: organizational intelligence. Most efforts to achieve this unavoidably fail. Why they fail deserves a longer piece, for now just briefly: they use the wrong tools and they miss some things. Tools, being mechanical...

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This is you. Or not.

Gerard Recently I read an article in Gizmodo about algorithms taking over the hiring process. It starts with: ‘If you think looking for a job is already daunting, anxiety-riddled, and unpleasant, just wait until the algorithms take over the hiring process. When they do, a newfangled “digital recruiter” like VCV, which just received...

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Intelligence vs. AI

“Consciousness of the Absolute is the prerogative of human intelligence, and also its aim.” Frithjov Schuon   This is a quick note to our recent easy talk on AI. From a traditional point of view the question of artificial intelligence doesn’t deserve much attention: it’s merely a stage in an experimental...

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Ageism – C’est la vie?

One of our consistent critiques against “business” in general or management in particular is that it doesn’t hesitate touching domains above its own only to drag them down to its own level – often pushing them even below that; by squeezing higher concepts into the business domain, it even feels qualified to change the meaning...

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Points of reference for reflection on transparency

As usual, instead of looking at the obvious aspects of an issue, in this case transparency, we’d like to provide perspective from a higher vantage point. There existed a particular social order that provided an almost completely careless life for people. They didn’t have to mobilize any kind of creative energy in relation to...

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