June 6, 2017

Be the hero of your story, with Karim Bishay.

Episode 508:

Karim Bishay helps companies become insanely efficient. His purpose at Living Orgs is to empower organizations towards a clear, agile structure, and stronger purpose. He is an industry leading consultant and blends a variety of approaches such to help companies find a system that works well for them. Over the past few years, Karim has companies restructure how they organize their teams. While most companies rely on the standard top down style of management, Karim introduces new organization styles that create more clarity and accountability throughout the organization — and — a stronger culture that helps them adapt quicker to the changing marketplace.

What you’ll learn about in this episode

  • The three prong approach that Karim uses with every organization that he works with
  • The importance of organizing around the work, instead of the people
  • Stepping out of the victim mentality and becoming the hero of your own story
  • Creating clarity and structure that gives people the power to step into their best selves
  • Using the power of the group and the collective to keep each other honest and disciplined
  • How to enforce positive behavioral change with discipline
  • A painful lesson that taught Karim to look inwardly instead of blaming other people
  • The importance of knowing how to strategize and say ‘no’ to things
  • Making the implicit explicit
  • Appreciating the ingenuity and creativity of having different people with varied ideas on your team
  • How having objectives and key results in place can lead to big wins


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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.