There are striking parallels between organizational structure and function, and biologic systems.
Through BioSimilars, I will help you to find a natural species or ecosystem that mirrors your own work environment. This will help you achieve your strategic intent by powerfully aligning your team or company behind the common goal.
LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE BIGGEST BRAINS ON EARTH
Intelligence is viewed as a prized leadership asset. It seemed logical then to find the largest brain on earth to teach me more about leadership. The trail took me quickly to the African elephant. I have crept through thorns on hands and knees to get close to a highly protective mother with calf.
THE RHINO AND HER OXPECKER: FRIEND OR FOE?
She stood in the shade of a giant umbrella thorn tree (Acacia tortillis), sheltering from the sweltering African sun. Well known as an insistent, somewhat grumpy leader, few would challenge her for this prime spot.
SIBLING RIVALRY AND WORKPLACE COMPETITIVENESS
The three CEO candidates eyed each other across the boardroom table. Each a high-powered executive in their own right, they provided the collective leadership for this Fortune 100 company. One led the US subsidiary, the largest and most profitable operating unit.
EAGLE: EFFICIENT STRATEGY AND BIG HITS
Do you work with somebody that alternates between long periods of watching and quick bursts of activity? Do team members complain about their “laziness”? Yet, they always get the big stuff done.
BUSINESS ADVICE FROM THE GRAY WHALE
I was gifted with Gray Whale sightings on 3 consecutive days last week. On the third day, a huge adult surfaced within a few feet of my kayak. The giant cetacean was swimming directly towards me, just below the surface of the ocean.
Roddy Carter, MD
I am a physician and student of life. I have journeyed the corridors of academic life, corporate life, higher education, sports federations and the military. Throughout I have been fascinated by the health of the organization as a whole and it’s individual members. Of course, by “health” I mean efficiency and effectiveness and you can include happiness to this list for the individual employee or team member.