Looking into leadership within two very different companies, where the true value is often in practical skills rather than management expertise, and where sharing both power and knowledge reap huge rewards.
Case studies covered
Considering the wisdom of Tony Fadell of smart home products maker Nest’s decision to sell out to Google so that he could return to ‘making things’ rather than running a company, and seeing how he continued to give team members ‘ownership’ of individual projects for optimum results.
Looking at the management style of Tim Brown at creative consultancy IDEO, who understands employees’ shortcomings and places value on the practice of knowledge sharing throughout the company.
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