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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Jul 22

Lead Together Podcast Maria Ross with Brent Lowe and Susan Basterfield, originally published at theempathyedge.com  Innovation is such a buzzword in many companies and organizations, but how often do we think about innovating our organizations and the way they run? What if your organization had no managers? What if everyone was committed to a mission, stepped up to lead, and collaborated effectively, with honesty, to get things done and move forward? It’s not a pipe dream. It’s possible and many organizations are making it happen with great results today. In my conversation today with Brent Lowe and Susan Basterfield, two …

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Lead Together Podcast Maria Ross with Brent Lowe and Susan Basterfield, originally published at theempathyedge.com  Innovation is such a buzzword in many companies and organizations, but how often do we think about innovating our organizations and the way they run? What if your organization had no managers? What if everyone was committed to a mission, stepped up to lead, and …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 9 Dec 21

By LIVEforward Institute and originally published at LIVEforward Institute These days, when talking about Agility, Self-Organisation or Teal, empowerment seems to be at the core of many of the concepts being used in companies – and yet many still seem to struggle with “true empowerment”. Looking at the Oxford definition it should be fairly simple: people take control of what they are working on, decide on anything related to it and then get on with their lives. Just like you would do in your own private life, right? Isn’t it just a question of “treating employees as adults”? “Treating employees …

How to Empower Employees without Overwhelming Them Read More »

By LIVEforward Institute and originally published at LIVEforward Institute These days, when talking about Agility, Self-Organisation or Teal, empowerment seems to be at the core of many of the concepts being used in companies – and yet many still seem to struggle with “true empowerment”. Looking at the Oxford definition it should be fairly simple: people take control of what …

How to Empower Employees without Overwhelming Them Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Jun 21

I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor. In the Cynefin framework, evolution appears most prominently in exaptive practice, associated with the complex domain. Exaptation in that context is defined as radical repurposing and it is key to how innovation often happens in complexity. The term exaptation was proposed as an additional process to adaptation by the evolutionary biologist (and a personal favourite) Stephen Jay Gould, most famously outlined in a 1982 essay …

How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity Read More »

I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor. In the Cynefin framework, evolution appears most prominently in exaptive practice, associated with the complex domain. Exaptation in that context is defined as radical repurposing …

How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Jun 21

Anthro complexity I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor. In the Cynefin framework, evolution appears most prominently in exaptive practice, associated with the complex domain. Exaptation in that context is defined as radical repurposing and it is key to how innovation often happens in complexity. The term exaptation was proposed as an additional process to adaptation by the evolutionary biologist (and a personal favourite) Stephen Jay Gould, most famously outlined in a …

How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity Read More »

Anthro complexity I’m going to assume that everyone who frequents this blog and is a regular reader of Dave’s work is very familiar with general concepts of evolution, both as a biological fact and as a metaphor. In the Cynefin framework, evolution appears most prominently in exaptive practice, associated with the complex domain. Exaptation in that context is defined as …

How the elephant got his trunk: what evolution can teach us about complexity Read More »


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