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

By Andreea G. Petruse and Carlo Monsanto for Enlivening Edge Magazine In the current evolution of living organizations, we have a unique opportunity to mature our connection to ourselves, our purpose, and one another. We can begin to remember that our work can be an extension of what we love in life, what we wish to wholeheartedly offer life, and we can wake up in the morning bringing our soul to work. To achieve this, we must sincerely ask ourselves and each other: What motivates you? For next-stage organizations, the whole of our humanity is of the essence; it defines …

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By Andreea G. Petruse and Carlo Monsanto for Enlivening Edge Magazine In the current evolution of living organizations, we have a unique opportunity to mature our connection to ourselves, our purpose, and one another. We can begin to remember that our work can be an extension of what we love in life, what we wish to wholeheartedly offer life, and …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Dec 21

By Peerdom and originally published at peerdom.medium.com The world is dynamic, moving fast, and difficult to predict. Given such volatile conditions, consider building your organisation out of granular, dynamic building blocks (roles) rather than coarse-grained, rigid units (positions). To build a physical structure that lasts, you have to carefully consider the building blocks. If they are too clunky and rigid, the structure snaps under the pressure of external forces. Architects and structural designers know this well, and have developed techniques to make sure a building withstands pressure. How can we apply this knowledge toward building resilient conceptual structures such as …

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By Peerdom and originally published at peerdom.medium.com The world is dynamic, moving fast, and difficult to predict. Given such volatile conditions, consider building your organisation out of granular, dynamic building blocks (roles) rather than coarse-grained, rigid units (positions). To build a physical structure that lasts, you have to carefully consider the building blocks. If they are too clunky and rigid, …

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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 …

When Do Vision, Mission, and Values Boldly Fail? (And How to Make Them Succeed) Read More »

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: 27 Oct 21

By Alia Aurami for Enlivening Edge Magazine*  “The only constant, permanent thing in life is change itself.” ∼Heraclitus, Ancient Greek Philosopher Constant change is tough for people who aren’t used to it and have no specific skills for dealing with change itself. Yet changing with resilience is a habit, capacity, or skillset people can cultivate. We organizational innovators have experienced a thing or two about the process of adapting to frequent change. Our challenge is whether we’ve learned enough from our experience to play a helpful role for humanity in current times. What resilience skills learned from our work as …

EE Magazine Editorial October 2021 – Old Normal, New Normal, No Normal – except Change Read More »

By Alia Aurami for Enlivening Edge Magazine*  “The only constant, permanent thing in life is change itself.” ∼Heraclitus, Ancient Greek Philosopher Constant change is tough for people who aren’t used to it and have no specific skills for dealing with change itself. Yet changing with resilience is a habit, capacity, or skillset people can cultivate. We organizational innovators have experienced …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Sep 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 4 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3 . Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, create complimentary teams, assign tasks and responsibilities, establish basic operating principles and more. That …

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By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 4 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3 . Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Sep 21

By Frederic Laloux and originally published at reinventingorganizations.com This is ninth in a series Striving for Wholeness exploring what Wholeness looks like in the workplace. The other videos in the series can be found here. Notes from EE Magazine: Groundrules are values made practical. A number of organizations choose to put these guidelines about how colleagues want to relate to one another, in writing. And then embed them in all the daily practices at work. The rules says what’s acceptable or not acceptable for creating an atmosphere where we can be fully ourselves. Examplss: We speak in “I” language. We don’t …

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By Frederic Laloux and originally published at reinventingorganizations.com This is ninth in a series Striving for Wholeness exploring what Wholeness looks like in the workplace. The other videos in the series can be found here. Notes from EE Magazine: Groundrules are values made practical. A number of organizations choose to put these guidelines about how colleagues want to relate to one …

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

By Joana Breidenbach and originally published by TEDxBerlinSalon Introduction by EE Magazine: “New work needs inner work” – Joana Breidenbach proposes a healthy balance between Belonging and Becoming. To be effective, a leader will be: Grounded – know themselves well Able to connect and empathise at a deep level Open to change through having a range of perspectives Together, these abilities create an open culture where healthy feedback is the norm, intuition and connection are fostered and innovation flourishes. Hierarchy is fluid and changing and based on competency rather than authority. This approach can be expensive of time and energy …

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By Joana Breidenbach and originally published by TEDxBerlinSalon Introduction by EE Magazine: “New work needs inner work” – Joana Breidenbach proposes a healthy balance between Belonging and Becoming. To be effective, a leader will be: Grounded – know themselves well Able to connect and empathise at a deep level Open to change through having a range of perspectives Together, these …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Aug 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 3 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2. Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, …

Radical Self Management – The Operating System – Part 3 Read More »

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 3 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2. Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Jul 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 2 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, create complimentary teams, …

Radical Self-management – Part 2: Declaration of Responsibility Read More »

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 2 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team …

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