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Why it's time to forget the pecking order at work

In this illuminating TED talk, Margaret Heffernan explains why companies should cultivate social capital, rather than individual performers, thereby turning traditional high-performer strategies on their heads. 12 more words


Speaking your mind, especially when you disagree.

A couple days ago while perusing Facebook, I was fascinated by the title of a TED Talk that was advertised in my news feed, “ 633 more words


Margaret Heffernan's model of 'super chickens' will change the way we think about leadership

In a recent article in Real Business the author and academic Margaret Heffernan reports on work that challenges conventional wisdom of leadership and team effectiveness. 213 more words

The Pecking Order

by Lundyn Carter

A day before I was slated to submit my August blog post, I was at the gym half way into my morning workout, when I stumbled upon Margaret Heffernan’s recent TED Talk. 852 more words

Career Productivity

Margaret Heffernan: Serial Entrepreneur

Margaret Heffernan’s caree has been varied and successful – with roles in television production and leading large organisations. Her current focus is as a thought leader in the world of organisational effectiveness, where her ideas are both interesting and practical. 767 more words

Management Thinkers

"Ambitious in scale, well-argued, and diverse" - Gerard Krasnopolski, Bursary Student, reviews Margaret Heffernan's event.

“Competition is corrosive”, claims the introduction of this talk. The presentation itself was just as ambitious and thematically pugnacious; with a two-minute prelude lamenting the vastness of her task, Margaret Heffernan, in the space of less than an hour, set out to deconstruct the dominant ideology of Social Darwinism backing the most fundamental systems of society: business, education, sport, and chicken farming. 236 more words

Dartington 2015

Career advice for millennials (and really, anyone) from Margaret Heffernan

It’s a few months after graduation, which means the luckiest new college grads are knee-deep into internships and entry-level jobs. How to stand out? Business writer Margaret Heffernan suggests: Start by taking a coffee break with your coworkers. 981 more words