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Circles Meta Journey

In the first wave of testing Circles, we learned the limits of our learner’s ability to absorb content. We’ve tried...

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Circles for Growing Businesses

In May, Circles advisor Verne Harnish invited me to speak at The ScaleUp Summit he hosted with Fortune in Atlanta....

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Testing Guided Peer Groups and Ice Baths with The Wim Hof Method

A few Saturdays ago, in Spain, Tom and I went to the corner store and bought 12 bags of ice....

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Call It Circles

“Leadership is figuring out where the mob is going and shoving your way to the front.” – unknown Dear Advisors:...

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Circles Spring: Month Two Testing Guided Peer Groups

Hello Advisors: Spring has arrived in Barcelona. And with it, the start of the 100-day countdown until I move back...

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Circles Alpha Month One: Challenges

I wrote this blog post last week when I flew back to Barcelona after spending a week with an Aspen...

The Perfect Team For Guided Peer Groups

Building The Perfect Team For Guided Peer Groups

In a recent New York Times article, Charles Duhigg tells the story of Project Aristotle – Google’s exploration of three...

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Team Building, Step 1: Admitting You Have One

After months of interesting and energizing discussions about Circles and guided peer groups, a hard deadline arrived. IESE, one of...

The Meta Framework: What Does Learning to Learn Mean?

The Meta Framework: What Does Learning to Learn Mean?

This is a deep topic. It is the purpose of many people’s life’s work. It is controversial. It is personal....

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