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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jun 23

Recording of presentation by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez at recent annual Sociocracy conference and available here. How can one marry decentralized organizations and existing legal structures? The underlying principle here is that any organization should always be able to make a decision. But what if even the board/Mission Circle can’t agree? Jerry has worked on this topic for years and shares his expertise and thinking in this presentation. If a circle can’t make a decision despite trying, the decision may move to the next-higher circle. The end of this chain is the highest circle in the organization, often the Mission Circle or

Recording of presentation by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez at recent annual Sociocracy conference and available here. How can one marry decentralized organizations and existing legal structures? The underlying principle here is that any organization should always be able to make a decision. But what if even the board/Mission Circle can’t agree? Jerry has worked on this topic for years and shares his


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 27 May 23

Catherine Jaeger from Inspired Teams interviews Malcolm Colman-Shearer, originally published here. Malcolm Colman-Shearer’s needs weren’t being met in his banking IT job in New Zealand,  so he left to find an environment that was more socially oriented where relationships were important.  Jumping the safety and confinement of that corporate ship, he’s now leading the life of an entrepreneur. He’s a member of Enspiral, a worldwide collective of individuals who not only believe in, but practice, a new way of organizing; and is the founder of Optimi, where he really follows his meaning and purpose by assisting clients in optimizing their

Catherine Jaeger from Inspired Teams interviews Malcolm Colman-Shearer, originally published here. Malcolm Colman-Shearer’s needs weren’t being met in his banking IT job in New Zealand,  so he left to find an environment that was more socially oriented where relationships were important.  Jumping the safety and confinement of that corporate ship, he’s now leading the life of an entrepreneur. He’s a


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 2 May 22

This post was originally published here on betterworktogether.co. Stay in touch as we curate and share tools, methods and stories from the frontiers of collaboration and organisation building at https://do.betterworktogether.co/Back in early 2019 (feels like decades ago…) a group of us from Enspiral published Better Work Together, a book about using the principles of community to build radically different businesses. It has since sold a few thousand copies, received nice feedback and helped guide and provoke the thinking of many people.In the 3 years since we all have experienced a seismic shift in society.In 2022 as we take steps out of pandemic

This post was originally published here on betterworktogether.co. Stay in touch as we curate and share tools, methods and stories from the frontiers of collaboration and organisation building at https://do.betterworktogether.co/Back in early 2019 (feels like decades ago…) a group of us from Enspiral published Better Work Together, a book about using the principles of community to build radically different businesses.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Jan 20

And is it doing what it has set out to do?Enspiral and Rebellious Data LogosEnspiral defies simple explanation. It is many things to many people at once. It is a mutual aid network. It is a social impact entrepreneurial incubator. It is a future of work and new economy catalyst. It is a collection of channels on different mediums punctuated by meet-ups and retreats. It is a network of colleagues and friends. It’s none of these things and all of them at once. You’ll get a different answer for what it is from each person you ask. Myself, Emma Buck, and Emmi

And is it doing what it has set out to do?Enspiral and Rebellious Data LogosEnspiral defies simple explanation. It is many things to many people at once. It is a mutual aid network. It is a social impact entrepreneurial incubator. It is a future of work and new economy catalyst. It is a collection of channels on different mediums punctuated by meet-ups


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Jan 20

January 13, 2020 Twitter: @jim_rutt Mini-bioGameB Facebook GroupIn this essay, I’m going to lay out a set of ideas about a long term path for GameB to become a civilization level social operating system.Please don’t take it too seriously as THE trajectory. It’s certainly wrong in many regards. It’s just one possibility through the high dimensional possibility space of GameB’s unfolding. Nonetheless, I’ve found it a useful framework on which to hang some ideas. I hope you will, too.In this essay I’m assuming that in the next 20 years no significant catastrophe strikes the status quo resulting in a large scale hemisphere

January 13, 2020 Twitter: @jim_rutt Mini-bioGameB Facebook GroupIn this essay, I’m going to lay out a set of ideas about a long term path for GameB to become a civilization level social operating system.Please don’t take it too seriously as THE trajectory. It’s certainly wrong in many regards. It’s just one possibility through the high dimensional possibility space of GameB’s unfolding.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Jan 20

Really coherent groups can maintain their harmony despite holding divergent mental models. See: neighbourhoods with a strong local culture but low political alignment.

Really coherent groups can maintain their harmony despite holding divergent mental models. See: neighbourhoods with a strong local culture but low political alignment.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Oct 17

https://medium.com/media/650c36c9ac28864f53ff02eeb0be8a24/hrefWhat is The Blockchain?The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and platforms like Ethereum. It provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. This technology has the ability to make the organizations that use it transparent, democratic, decentralized, efficient, and secure. It will likely to disrupt many industries in the coming 5 to 10 years. These are some of the industries it’s already disrupting.1. Banking and PaymentsSome say that the blockchain will do to banking what the internet did to media. It can be used to give

https://medium.com/media/650c36c9ac28864f53ff02eeb0be8a24/hrefWhat is The Blockchain?The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and platforms like Ethereum. It provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. This technology has the ability to make the organizations that use it transparent, democratic, decentralized, efficient, and secure. It will likely to disrupt


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