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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Sep 22

What if your boss says to make your business unit work without managers? Lessons learned!

What if your boss says to make your business unit work without managers? Lessons learned!


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Sep 22

Here’s your chance to see hardwon wisdom, including the ups and downs, of starting to use sociocracy to govern a social movement organization.

Here’s your chance to see hardwon wisdom, including the ups and downs, of starting to use sociocracy to govern a social movement organization.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

Sometimes implementations of new governance methods don’t stick. Here’s what happened next for a school using sociocracy.

Sometimes implementations of new governance methods don’t stick. Here’s what happened next for a school using sociocracy.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 5 Aug 22

By Sarah Maximilian and originally published by corporate-rebels In German-speaking countries, “New Pay” has been used recently for compensation approaches in agile or self-organising environments. But a study by New Pay Collective and the Pforzheim University shows most of the New Pay ideas can be effective more widely. What does it take to promote a working world that serves people and not the other way round? Or, what prevents people from following their convictions and finding their professional passion/calling? One big influence is the way they are paid. We often don’t do things for money but, like it or not, …

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By Sarah Maximilian and originally published by corporate-rebels In German-speaking countries, “New Pay” has been used recently for compensation approaches in agile or self-organising environments. But a study by New Pay Collective and the Pforzheim University shows most of the New Pay ideas can be effective more widely. What does it take to promote a working world that serves people …

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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: 16 Mar 22

Words by Kelly Smith and originally published at weareneo.com The workplace has never been so ripe for change. We talk to Karin Tenelius, our friend and co-founder of Tuff Leadership Training, about her new book and why purposeful organisations have so much to gain from creating simple, open, honest dialogue. Especially those on the journey to redefining that purpose. Your new book, co-authored by Lisa Gill, has an interesting title — Moose Heads on the Table: Stories About Self-Managing Organisations from Sweden. What exactly are moose heads and why are they on the table? Like an ‘elephant in the room’, …

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Words by Kelly Smith and originally published at weareneo.com The workplace has never been so ripe for change. We talk to Karin Tenelius, our friend and co-founder of Tuff Leadership Training, about her new book and why purposeful organisations have so much to gain from creating simple, open, honest dialogue. Especially those on the journey to redefining that purpose. Your …

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

Brent Lowe interviews Simon Wakeman on Lead Together Conversations, originally published on YouTube Whenever humans come together to do work, it’s very natural in any system to have some some tension. In this conversation, Lead Together co-author Brent Lowe and Simon Wakeman from The Panoply explore tension, discussing: – What healthy tension looks like in an organization – When unhealthy tensions come up in a system – How a team or a community of leaders can learn to work through tensions 6 minutes 56 seconds Connect with Simon Wakeman: https://www.simonwakeman.com/ https://www.thepanoply.com/ Find Lead Together on: http://www.leadtogether.co/​​ Find the authors on …

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Brent Lowe interviews Simon Wakeman on Lead Together Conversations, originally published on YouTube Whenever humans come together to do work, it’s very natural in any system to have some some tension. In this conversation, Lead Together co-author Brent Lowe and Simon Wakeman from The Panoply explore tension, discussing: – What healthy tension looks like in an organization – When unhealthy …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Nov 21

By Jeff Schwaber and Travis Marsh and originally published at humanfirstworks.com We’ve all heard high-profile stories of companies adopting Vision, Mission, and Values and seeing amazing business success come out of them. Netflix, in particular, is known for its strong values statements and recruiting people who firmly agree with them. At least, this seems to be what most organizational culture consultants conclude. However, there are just as many stories of these inspirational statements and guideposts being a waste of time or even steering companies off-track. Let’s start by defining briefly what is the “VMV” of an organization. According to the typology created by strategy expert Graham …

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By Jeff Schwaber and Travis Marsh and originally published at humanfirstworks.com We’ve all heard high-profile stories of companies adopting Vision, Mission, and Values and seeing amazing business success come out of them. Netflix, in particular, is known for its strong values statements and recruiting people who firmly agree with them. At least, this seems to be what most organizational culture consultants conclude. However, there are …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Nov 21

By Frederic Laloux and originally published at reinventingorganizations.com This is tenth and last in a series Striving for Wholeness, exploring what Wholeness looks like in the workplace. The other videos in the series can be found here. Not everyone will feel comfortable with the invitation to show up more fully. There might be valuable information hidden in their resistance to your invitation. Could it be that your invitation is more than an invitation? Or that your invitation is disconnected from the work in the organization? 7 mins 45 secs Comment guidelines on the original article: “My hope is for the comments below the video …

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By Frederic Laloux and originally published at reinventingorganizations.com This is tenth and last in a series Striving for Wholeness, exploring what Wholeness looks like in the workplace. The other videos in the series can be found here. Not everyone will feel comfortable with the invitation to show up more fully. There might be valuable information hidden in their resistance to your …

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

By Simon Confino for Enlivening Edge Magazine Way before lockdown, and soon after launching www.we-q.com, I had the good fortune to spend time with Frederic Laloux and his family at their home, an ecovillage in Ithaca, in upstate New York. We had a wonderful time together, and I was able to record five conversations which we’ve edited into short 5-minute bites. We covered The myth of happiness at work Deep Meaning and Purpose Personal power and Influence Creating a healthy organisational culture In our final recording we imagined an optimistic future. One built on a healthy human-centred organisational culture. It …

An Optimistic Future – Interview with Frederic Laloux + Free Team Tool Offer Read More »

By Simon Confino for Enlivening Edge Magazine Way before lockdown, and soon after launching www.we-q.com, I had the good fortune to spend time with Frederic Laloux and his family at their home, an ecovillage in Ithaca, in upstate New York. We had a wonderful time together, and I was able to record five conversations which we’ve edited into short 5-minute …

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