In the transition from a job to a DAO, the question changes from: “Who will let you?” to “Who will stop you?”
By definition, a DAO reduces the need, in part, for that People OS. But, unless your DAO is completely autonomous on the blockchain and requires no human intervention ever, your DAO still needs some version of an old-fashioned, people Operating System.
Not every organization can or should be a DAO, but every organization can learn from them.
Your Operating Principles are the most practical part of your Foundational Materials. Your goals are the WHAT to do. Your Operating Principles are the HOW to do.
There are countless courses, coaches, and materials on management. But, what about the other half of that relationship? How do you learn to be a great employee?
Your new hire onboarding process will impact the likelihood, timeline, and level of success for every new hire, so you want to get it right.
This OpsMBA resource is a “Performance Review” system and template. We call it a “Results and Development Review” because it’s less focused on MEASURING the PERSON and more focused on MEASURING the RESULTS and DEVELOPING the PERSON.
Build your company’s People Management System to get the most out of your managers.
Business Operations Fundamentals: Create a file and folder naming and hierarchy system to save hours of time when looking for files. Here are some tips and samples.
The product you sell will be a reflection of the organization you design.
There are few better ways to show you care about and value your employees, and to retain your best people, than the unrequested, unexpected, unscheduled, off-cycle raise.
Good communication is vital to your company's success. Build the right system for your company with these tips and templates.
How to create a better management system and better managers, and incidentally achieve your company goals
Project management is a skill. And it’s vital to your success. Get good at it.
Everyone has ideas. Few can execute. You’re better off having great execution and the wrong idea because with great execution you can learn and iterate on your vision as part of the execution. On the other hand, a great vision without execution will get you nowhere.
Planning is how you turn your foundational materials into measurable goals, a prioritized to do list, and project plans, to maximize your likelihood of success.
Everything your organization does starts with and builds on your foundational materials. This resource has definitions of a vision, mission, strategy, values, and culture, with some of the best examples out there.
Your company has an Operating System whether or not you consciously build and nurture one. It will happen by default. And a default Operating System is highly unlikely to function well and get the long-term results you’re looking for.
Ten Guidelines for Being a Great Manager