Last night at the Human Capital Institute Summit in Atlanta, the MIX team announced the winners of the first Human Capital M-Prize. We are delighted to share them with you: Lisa Haneberg (Grand Prize) for her HACK Start with a better question to create a better talent management system: the Talent...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on March 9, 2011
It's one of the toughest—and most important—questions in business: How do you mobilize and unleash the best gifts of every single person in your organization? And how do you create an environment and systems for work that ignite extraordinary passion, imagination, and initiative? Few leaders would...
Blog by Polly LaBarre on February 15, 2011

Jay Simons, president of Australian software dynamo Atlassian, gives a hilarious, fast-paced tour of a company ruled by values, not rules. He describes what a true commitment to open and transparency looks like, shares what it means to create a truly collaborative organization, and demos a collection of Atlassian’s clever and idiosyncratic practices.

Payments company Tappr has quietly flown under the radar for sometime in the Brisbane start-up scene, and that's alright with the founder Brett Hales who founded Tappr in 2012. Tappr was based on
Story by Steve McCabe on December 29, 2015
Co-Authored By Steve McCabe
As dispiriting as the recent debt ceiling dysfunction drama has been, the most disturbing plot point is not that our leaders can’t seem to compromise—but that they are so compromised . While the pundits continue to parse the no-win “deal” and the bloviators bemoan the failures of leadership, the rest of us might take the opportunity to consider the benefits of being uncompromising . The most winning and progressive organizations depend less on the strength of their leaders than on the strength of their convictions (which should never be confused with political positions). Instead of putting people on pedestals (from which they are invariably knocked down), the focus is on putting stakes in the ground (from which they will never deviate).
Blog by Polly LaBarre on August 10, 2011