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

Podcast with Susan Basterfield and Scott Riddell, originally published at leadtogether Purpose When we lead together, it becomes easier to notice the purpose that’s guiding us, because we start to pay attention to it.  It’s in the coming together, in creating what only this group of people can create that we can find an aligned purpose. But not at the expense of the humans, never at the expense of the people in the system. When we lead together, it becomes easier to notice the purpose that’s guiding us, because we start to pay attention to it.  Understanding that it’s not …

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Podcast with Susan Basterfield and Scott Riddell, originally published at leadtogether Purpose When we lead together, it becomes easier to notice the purpose that’s guiding us, because we start to pay attention to it.  It’s in the coming together, in creating what only this group of people can create that we can find an aligned purpose. But not at the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Feb 22

By Andrew Brown and Tim Kelley and originally published on youtube Join Tim Kelley, founder of the True Purpose Institute, for a fireside chat hosted by Andrew Brown of encode.org.  This conversation explored:  What is purpose, and how do you “discover” it?  How do you discover and live the purpose of an organization or movement?  How do you align and energize individuals and organisations around purpose? When business leaders hear about the concept of an organizational, higher purpose, they often say, “We already have a mission.”  True, but are a purpose and a mission the same thing? Turns out that …

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By Andrew Brown and Tim Kelley and originally published on youtube Join Tim Kelley, founder of the True Purpose Institute, for a fireside chat hosted by Andrew Brown of encode.org.  This conversation explored:  What is purpose, and how do you “discover” it?  How do you discover and live the purpose of an organization or movement?  How do you align and …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 1 Feb 22

By  Dennis Wittrock and originally published at Medium.com This is Part 3 of a three part article – see Part 1 here and Part 2  here. Click on the topic/tag below, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, to see other articles on this topic How Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) can benefit from operating as a For-Purpose Enterprise™ (FPE) Part 3: Synergies Between DAOs And FPEs As we explored in the previous articles, there are a lot of commonalities between DAOs and FPEs. In this article let’s have a closer look at what the obvious points of synergy between both models are. What FPEs …

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By  Dennis Wittrock and originally published at Medium.com This is Part 3 of a three part article – see Part 1 here and Part 2  here. Click on the topic/tag below, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, to see other articles on this topic How Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) can benefit from operating as a For-Purpose Enterprise™ (FPE) Part 3: Synergies Between DAOs …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Jan 22

By  Dennis Wittrock and originally published at Medium.com This is Part 2 of a 3-part article – see EE Magazine’s republication of Part 1 here, and Part 3 soon. How Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) can benefit from operating as a For-Purpose Enterprise™ (FPE) Part 2: There Has To Be A Better Way … And Somebody Already Found It Meanwhile, in another corner of the organizational innovation space, there exists a different lineage and tradition of self-organization that has been around since 2016 and shares many similar features with DAOs: purpose-driven / commons-driven distributed authority, peer-to-peer values individual liberty creates strong …

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By  Dennis Wittrock and originally published at Medium.com This is Part 2 of a 3-part article – see EE Magazine’s republication of Part 1 here, and Part 3 soon. How Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) can benefit from operating as a For-Purpose Enterprise™ (FPE) Part 2: There Has To Be A Better Way … And Somebody Already Found It Meanwhile, in …

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

By Christiane Seuhs-Schoeller and as a single article originally published at christianesplace.com This is Part Two of a two-part article. Part One is here. What then do we do about power? In every social system, we find power in interpersonal dynamics. Power (as such) is neither good nor bad, but it needs to be made explicit through open communication and clear agreements. Groups need safe spaces where these communications can take place to create the necessary agreements. The concepts of the For-Purpose Enterprise and the Symbiotic Enterprise both define a clear People Context. This enables the differentiation of organizational and …

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By Christiane Seuhs-Schoeller and as a single article originally published at christianesplace.com This is Part Two of a two-part article. Part One is here. What then do we do about power? In every social system, we find power in interpersonal dynamics. Power (as such) is neither good nor bad, but it needs to be made explicit through open communication and …

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

By Dennis Wittrock and originally published as a single article at Medium.com/encode-org This is Part Two of a two-part article Read Part One here. The For-Purpose Enterprise to the rescue… In their quest of solving these problems, Raëma and Robert encountered the work of encode.org and its model of the “For-Purpose Enterprise”. Not unlike Holacracy, a For-Purpose Enterprise (FPE), puts purpose front and center. Yet its scope is broader than merely self-organizing the context of work, which is the great strength of Holacracy practice. An FPE therefore happily incorporates the Holacracy Constitution (or any comparable self-organization ruleset) as the agreement for its work context. …

New Energy for a Power-Shifted World – How the Dutch Company “NRG Circles” Is Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry – Part Two Read More »

By Dennis Wittrock and originally published as a single article at Medium.com/encode-org This is Part Two of a two-part article Read Part One here. The For-Purpose Enterprise to the rescue… In their quest of solving these problems, Raëma and Robert encountered the work of encode.org and its model of the “For-Purpose Enterprise”. Not unlike Holacracy, a For-Purpose Enterprise (FPE), puts purpose front and …

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