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The Problem

Let’s face it, work sucks. You’ve seen it firsthand. Tensions between teams. Meetings to prepare for meetings. Leaders who suck up all the oxygen in the room. Talented people unable to make decisions and move the work forward. Unclear priorities. A lack of diversity, equity, and belonging. Products and customers that suffer as a result.


A bench full of star players does not automatically produce a winning team. Use these exercises to build a sense of membership on your team.

Photo by jacoblund.


A new and improved tool for reinventing your organization



How to rebuild your organization from the ground up

UPDATE: A newer version of this article (and tool) exists. Click here to read it.


The debt that’s crippling your company isn’t on your balance sheet. Here’s what to do about it.


How to bring richness and rigor back into your workplace


This incredible image from http://frommfamily.com


The billion dollar opportunity that no one sees

The first modern org chart, designed by Daniel McCallum and drafted by G.H. Henshaw
  1. What is an org chart?
  2. Where did org charts come from?

Aaron Dignan

Founder @theready and @murmur, investor, friend to misfit toys. Author of Brave New Work and co-host of the Brave New Work podcast.

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