The Autonomous Enterprise

  • As-is, Should-be
    As-is, Should-be
    By Kirsten Gibbs on August 12, 2020
    It always starts with "should-be."
  • Idiot-proof
    Idiot-proof
    By Kirsten Gibbs on August 11, 2020
    Sooner or later...
  • Form follows Function
    Form follows Function
    By Kirsten Gibbs on August 4, 2020
    Shape your business to your purpose.
  • Wiring
    Wiring
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 30, 2020
    You need infrastructure as well as people.
  • Manifesto for a Disappearing Boss
    Manifesto for a Disappearing Boss
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 20, 2020
    Embrace your inner revolutionary.
  • Give it up.
    Give it up.
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 14, 2020
    How to take back control.
  • “What would happen if we removed all Managers?”
    “What would happen if we removed all Managers?”
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 10, 2020
    This sparked some debate...
  • Thinking about flywheels, again.
    Thinking about flywheels, again.
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 8, 2020
    What do you think of mine?
  • Mintzberg revisited
    Mintzberg revisited
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 6, 2020
    I've been thinking...
  • Amnesia
    Amnesia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 2, 2020
    Or is it akrasia? I forget.
  • Akrasia
    Akrasia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on July 1, 2020
    Doing one thing, when you should be doing something else.
  • Flywheels
    Flywheels
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 30, 2020
    Perpetual motion
  • The best of both worlds
    The best of both worlds
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 25, 2020
    Pyramids aren't the only structure.
  • This isn’t my utopia
    This isn’t my utopia
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 22, 2020
    "When you make a business, you get to make a little universe where you control all the laws.  This is your utopia".
  • The product you really make
    The product you really make
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 19, 2020
    Is an autonomous enterprise.
  • Stakeholders
    Stakeholders
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 18, 2020
    "groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist" *
  • Wanted
    Wanted
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 17, 2020
    "The best thing you can do for shareholders is for the public to want your company to exist."
  • Legacy
    Legacy
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 16, 2020
    Another gem from the Out of The Crisis podcast, with Brian Chesky and Eric Ries.
  • On Purpose.
    On Purpose.
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 15, 2020
    "Design your company or it will be designed for you." Brian Chesky
  • Reset or Rethink?
    Reset or Rethink?
    By Kirsten Gibbs on June 11, 2020
    "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."