Successful Nonprofits : The Dangers of Efficiency with Roger Martin

The Dangers of Efficiency with Roger Martin

The Dangers of Efficiency with Roger Martin

by Ro

We all know that higher efficiency is better, right? Well, today’s guest, Roger Martin, says this focus on efficiency is actually counterproductive to your mission, values, and goals. Listen in and learn the dangers of the efficiency mindset and get tips to develop a happier, more productive positive-sum mindset.

Listen to the Episode Here!

Links

Roger’s Website 

Book(Amazon): When More is Not Better 

Podcast: Ep 42: Living Values, Building People, Inspiring Communities with Dr. Jeff Thompson 

Timestamps

(02:50) Why an efficiency-mindset is dangerous

(13:22) The efficiency-mindset in nonprofits

(16:00) Setting healthy goals

(23:00) Dangers of incentive-tied compensation & evaluations

(30:00) The secret to being happy

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