“… in front of the new complexity of business, the only solution is not drawing boxes with reporting lines. It is basically the interplay. How the parts work together. The connections, the interactions, the synapses. It is not the skeleton of boxes, it is the nervous system of adaptiveness and intelligence. You know, you could call it cooperation, basically. Whenever people cooperate, they use less resources. In everything.”
In a work world full of complexity, we could all use some simplification. You may find some of Yves Morieux’s techniques for simplification are just what you need.
View the full written transcript of this Ted Talk here.