8 companies that celebrate mistakes

8 companies that celebrate mistakes

Do we want people to make mistakes? The answer I generally get to this question is “Yes”, because people recognise that this is how we learn and discover new ways of doing things. If one of your people were to come to an appraisal and say “I’ve made no mistakes in the...

8 Companies That Don’t Have Managers

There are plenty of companies out there who have gone for flat hierarchy: structures without managers. At Happy we let people choose their managers, an idea which has been seen as very radical when I’ve spoken about it (eg, on Radio 4 last year). However there...

Radio 4 Four Thought: Let People Choose Their Managers

I recently spoke on the Radio 4’s Four Thought about letting people choose their own managers, you can find details of my talk below. Below is the script of the talk for Radio 4’s Four Thought, broadcast on 22nd May 2013. Listen to it here As I talked from...