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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jun 22

By Gideon Rosenblatt and originally published at alchemyofchange.net This is Part 1 of a 2-part article. We can learn a lot about organizations from biology. In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. I closed that piece by noting that the “intelligence of the [cell’s] membrane is a metaphor for something very specific and very real…something that exists in every organization…” This post picks up on that topic of organizational intelligence and what the science of living systems tells us about …

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By Gideon Rosenblatt and originally published at alchemyofchange.net This is Part 1 of a 2-part article. We can learn a lot about organizations from biology. In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. I closed that piece by noting that the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jun 22

By Gideon Rosenblatt and originally published at alchemyofchange.net This is Part 2 of a 2-part article. Read Part 1 here. Super Elastic, Super Fantastic Membrane There’s another turn in the story though, and it’s one I’ve touched on in previous posts. This membrane that the organization uses to connect with its environment is made up of people, but it isn’t just limited to the employees of the organization. “Orders of engagement” is a framework for extending the membrane to include customers and partners who are also engaged in the work of the organization. First-order engagement is management engaging employees in …

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By Gideon Rosenblatt and originally published at alchemyofchange.net This is Part 2 of a 2-part article. Read Part 1 here. Super Elastic, Super Fantastic Membrane There’s another turn in the story though, and it’s one I’ve touched on in previous posts. This membrane that the organization uses to connect with its environment is made up of people, but it isn’t …

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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 …

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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. …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Jan 22

By Joost Minnaar and originally posted as a single article at corporate-rebels.com This is Part 2 of a 2-part article. Read Part 1 here. Implementing a framework of key practices Olivier recognized that accountability was essential for him to trust his people fully. Together, they created a framework of key practices that enabled employees to self-manage, actively listen to each other, collaborate on important decisions, and resolve conflicts with themselves and clients. Thanks to the research done by the team at the Technical University of Madrid, we can distill the five key practices that made the second transfer of authority …

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By Joost Minnaar and originally posted as a single article at corporate-rebels.com This is Part 2 of a 2-part article. Read Part 1 here. Implementing a framework of key practices Olivier recognized that accountability was essential for him to trust his people fully. Together, they created a framework of key practices that enabled employees to self-manage, actively listen to each …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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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