The Happy Company

Just returned from Stanford and Silicon Valley where I’ve been fired up by all the excitement around new era businesses and startups. This article about “Creating the Company of the Future” gives a nice sense of that energy. New technologies are changing the nature of value and how it is leveraged through a business model. But the biggest change may be to the nature of organizations themselves. As Shilen Patel puts it,  “In the end, we believe this is going to challenge everything from the very notion of what a company is, to how humans conceive of and do work and what place all of this has in society and our individual lives.”