This episode of Liminal Leaders is with Shawn Askinosie who left a successful career as a criminal defense lawyer to start a bean to bar chocolate factory and never looked back. Askinosie Chocolate is a small batch, award winning chocolate factory located in Springfield, Missouri, sourcing 100% of their beans directly from farmers. The…

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  I have been following with great interest and a real degree of admiration my friends at Innovation Design Studio The Moment as they roll out Holacracy in their own rapidly expanding organization. I had the pleasure of catching up with one of the key figures in the implementation, Innovation Designer Simon Mhanna to ask…

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Mike:                  
Would you say that the culture and future of organizations are things you take a deep interest in?

Amit:                  
Yes, and I think I’ll break it down to software being a manifestation of that culture which begs the question – if culture has changed, why hasn’t software changed? Yes, I would say I take a deep interest in that and try to break it down into the pieces we can control and can’t control.

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The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on a few basic but essential questions on Organizational Change. I was delighted to get some time to talk with Noah Rosenberg for this article on organizational change and design. Noah had a long career as a Digital…

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  The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on a few basic but essential questions on Organizational Change. On this occasion I connected with Al Curnow. Al is a Senior Consultant with High Performing Culture (HPC).  HPC helps organizations create, drive and maintain high performing…

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For the latest in the Liminal Thought Leaders series I connected with Martha Valenta in St Louis. Martha has been a Human Centered Design consultant for the past 14 years, with a focus on the financial industry. She has collaborated on strategy, experience, and interaction design with business stakeholders, development teams, and users to create…

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The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on essential questions around Organizational Change. On this occasion I was fortunate to spend time discussing some aspects of this with Kenneth Mikkelsen. Kenneth says of himself: I am dedicated to improving the quality of leadership in the…

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You will start to ask, are we really practising True democracy? It’s when you re-evaluate the concepts that are still in our current organizational practices and start to question them that you find that actually, “we say we do this, but is that what we are really doing”?

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