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To tackle big, thorny challenges, you need big, unconventional ideas.

That’s what you’ll find here: boundary-pushing proposals for changing the way organizations work and leaders lead — from setting strategy to allocating resources to designing work to rewarding and compensating individuals.

Check out the disruptive ideas and radical fixes posted by your fellow MIXers below — and join them in stirring the pot by proposing your own. A hack can be as seemingly basic as a better way to run meetings or as high-stakes as a complete overhaul of the compensation system — as long as it turns the tables on management-as-usual and offers up a pathway to progress on one of the moonshots.

The MIX Lab / Hacks

A dynamic collection of real-world case studies from the MIX community

Leaders who have an understanding of neuroscience basics have a tool much like a navigational compass to guide their teams and individuals through common change related obstacles.  Neuros
Hack by Earl Miller on October 23, 2017
VUCA is a very objective description of dynamics at work.First popping out in our MIX environment back in 2010 (in a short comment by Bhaskar Deb.)For each of its 4 dimensions, no need
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 21, 2017
 The name tax is seen as a burden or a levy,  on subjects in the olden days paid to kings and queens.
Hack by Emeka Ikwukeme on September 26, 2017
Cool IoT devices obscured an even more revolutionary aspect of the IoT: for the first time, everyone needing instant access to real-time data about things to make better decisions or
Hack by W. David Stephenson on August 25, 2017
Search "HR and Innovation" on Google and results range from Innovation is a Strategic HR Imperative to How HR 'Best Practices' Kill Innovation and Does HR Matter in Innovation?
Hack by Chad Hartzell on August 17, 2017
A system for "Agile Strategy", inspired by SCRUM.
Hack by Marc Sniukas on August 17, 2017
Ever get an innovation project rolling along well and then bump into a hidden corporate policy or procedure that stops the project dead in its tracks?
Hack by Mary Kuhr Anderson on August 14, 2017
Innovation is more than a singular event that happens and then <POOF!> the organization has magically transformed.
Hack by Brett Belock on July 19, 2017
Culture change is hard.  Whatever the approach, its a long term proposition riddled with ambiguity.  If your tasked with leading a culture change initiative and are struggling with
Hack by David Graham IV on June 29, 2017
There have been four industry revolutions, and each one challenged the business-leaders to innovate the management.
It is time we recognize that our current approach to leadership development is a waste. $50 Billion and research says there is nothing to show for it.
Group flow is a peak experience, a group performing at its top level of ability. In a study of over 300 professionals three companies — a strategy consulting firm, a government agen
Hack by Mike Parker on March 14, 2017
Given the total lack of evidence that developing leaders actually results in better organizational performance, maybe it is time to convert what we know about leadership.

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