Gary Hamel: The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500

This caught my eye considering how often these elements crop up in my Fortune 500 existence. Here are the 12, but the details in each are worth reading in the article… (Source)

All ideas compete on equal footing. Contribution counts for more than credentials. Hierarchies are natural, not prescribed. Leaders serve rather than preside. Tasks are chosen, not assigned. Groups are self-defining and -organizing. Resources get attracted, not allocated. Power comes from sharing information, not hoarding it. Opinions compound and decision are peer-reviewed. Users can veto most policy decisions. Intrinsic rewards matter most. Hackers are heros.

Tom Kelley: How to Be an Innovator for Life

Excellent Stanford podcast by Tom Kelly of IDEO about five practices to develop creativity and innovative thinking: Think like a traveller, treat life like an experiment, nurture an attitude of wisdom, use your whole brian and tortoise mind, and follow your passion. Great advice for work and life. (Source)