Introducing Corpus Optima AI

Upshot: Corpus Optima AI is a consultancy firm that uses a unique Superfication®® methodology, combining cognitive and emotional intelligence to achieve “superperformance”. Their comprehensive approach to AI optimization includes AI strategy development, data management and governance, model development, AI optimization, and future-proofing and responsible innovation. Superfication®, their core philosophy, believes in maximizing human potential by […]

Talent Optimization that Works

Upshot: Talent Optimization is the hot new buzzword in HR. It is often code for utilizing quantitative data and analytics to squeeze more blood out of the talent turnip. Talent Optimization without the transformation of the Talent Environment is impossible. Unless your organization’s Talent Environment is itself transformed – from the inside out – top-down, […]

Houston We Have a Problem

Upshot: VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) has become Super VUCA. Reflexecution is a natural way to take on Super VUCA. The key to Reflexiction is the Equivalence Principle. Reflexecution is an Action Verb of Superperformance.   In the immortal words of Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigart, “Houston, we have a problem.” VUCA (the famous […]

Rethinking Learning in the Digital Knowledge Age

Upshot The half-life of newly learned skills is now less than five years. Cultures of continuous learning are the new standard of practice. Learning is moving from individual to cohort or team learning. We learn best in context, with others, as we live and work. For this reason, learning should include real-world projects that matter. […]

Organism Thinking is DNA Thinking

I know. I know…you’re thinking “how the heck can a life science be a management-leadership science?” The past century has seen great advances in the science of organizations and management, but a lot of what we know about people and organizations still comes from Descartes. Many of today’s established practices – including scientific management – […]

Going Mental

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month and we’re here for it! We came up with three things anyone can do during this month to celebrate mental health. Short and sweet. 1. Practice Self-Care: Self-care is not selfish. Engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to reduce or eliminate anxiety and depression, reduce stress, improve […]

Can You Really Pull a Team Together Anymore? Yes. Here’s How.

Upshot: Pulling your team together to galvanize something transformational will generate benefits now and far into the future. Your Teammates are struggling in some way you’re likely unaware of thanks to Super VUCA, and they need your attention. Doing something transformational as a Team in the Age of Stuper VUCA requires Agility, Super Focus, Simplicity, […]

The Real Mind-Body Problem

Upshot: Employers and Employees need new and better strategies to deal with skyrocketing levels of stress and anxiety in the workplace and at home. One important limit to transforming Well-Being is regarding Mental Health as less important than Physical Health. The Mind-Body Problem is a misapplication of Machine Thinking to an Organism Problem. Applying Organism […]

The End of Bossism

Upshot The end of Bossisn is coming, and it’s coming fast. A new kind of Boss is gathering ground. Organism Thinking explains why Servant Leadership works better. As managers we need to rethink everything we know about being in charge if we want our teams to be engaged and motivated and superperforming.   In a […]

Revolutionize Mental Health: Transform Employee and Employer Well-Being Together

Upshot: Exaggerated Levels of  VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) have forced us to reevaluate our Mental Health.  Mental Health and Physical Health are naturally symmetric.  Culture and Process are naturally symmetric too.  Employers and Employees have a natural interdependence to exploit using the same simple thinking.  Organism Thinking is the smartest, simplest, and most productive […]