Sobol Session #2 – Michele Madore

Sobol Sessions #2 – Michele Madore Michele is the Founder and Principal of Trans4mation (trans4mation.coach).

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We’re Starting a Podcast

Introducing “Sobol Sessions” What is the (actual) Future of Work? We’re going to try to answer that on a podcast we’re spinning up called “Sobol Sessions”. Check out our first episode with Brent Lowe.

It’s Time to End the Org-chart (Part 2)

It’s Time to End the Org-chart (Part 2) We’re not the only people who see the writing on the wall and think org-charts will go the way of Exxon Mobil (which not too long ago was the most valuable company

It’s Time to End the Org-chart (Part 1)

It’s Time to End the Org-chart (Part 1) We don’t know how else to say it: Org-charts (Organizational Charts) are dumb, out-dated, and don’t provide any essential data needed to actually run an organization. Org-charts are great for high ego

What is Sobol’s Law?

What is Sobol’s Law? I thought organizations were a good bit more complex than an org chart showed. I’m realizing that organizations are far more complex than I had estimated. Is that Hofstadter’s law of org complexity? Should we call

What is the Future of Work Hub?

What is the Future of Work Hub? The Sobol mission is to accelerate the business transition to decentralized and humanistic work. We view decentralized and humanistic work as “The Future of Work.”  Since the phrase “The Future of Work” has

Why I love the Cybertruck

Why I love the Cybertruck “Why are people in love with the status quo?” I asked my brother, referring to negative internet sentiment around Tesla’s futuristic looking vehicle. “I don’t understand why people are so connected to what is as

The Genius of “Mmmbop”

The Genius of “Mmmbop” OR: You still let other people influence your decisions. “Mmmbop,” the 1997 pop-hit by preteen wonder brothers Hanson, is objectively a great song. I rediscovered this musical apogee while listening to a “90s Throwback Playlist” recommended

The US Army is more Sobol than Google [Part 4]

The US Army is more Sobol than Google (Part 4) The US Army is more human than Google. At Google, I often would have three separate managers tell me why my slide design and color choices were wrong, but mention

The US Army is more Sobol than Google [Part 3]

The US Army is more Sobol than Google (Part 3) The US Army is more diverse than Google. My manager at Google once said, in response to an inquiry I had, “Go ask around, all Googlers will talk to you.”