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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: 25 Feb 22

By Shelley J. Doyle for Enlivening Edge Magazine The theme for February’s EE Community Conversation was Love, in recognition of Valentine’s Day. Host Doug Breitbart offered the group an eye-opening reminder of what intimacy really means: into-me-see. Before delving into our breakout rooms, we were encouraged to have honest and deep conversations, free from judgment, and with 100% presence. In the breakout space, we covered the topic of Love in relation to work environments. I shared a personal account of feeling love in the workplace around 15 years ago; at that time, I worked in London at a boutique PR …

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By Shelley J. Doyle for Enlivening Edge Magazine The theme for February’s EE Community Conversation was Love, in recognition of Valentine’s Day. Host Doug Breitbart offered the group an eye-opening reminder of what intimacy really means: into-me-see. Before delving into our breakout rooms, we were encouraged to have honest and deep conversations, free from judgment, and with 100% presence. In …

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

By Dirk Propfe and originally published on YouTube. It’s official! ET Group had the privilege and honour of winning the 2021 Tony Hsieh Award. This award seeks out innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are radically innovating on the leading edge of elevating people in the workplace. Watch CEO Dirk Propfe as he shares the ET Group journey and delivers deep wisdom on how to create your own life-giving organization based in self-management. 17 minutes 32 seconds Featured Image added by Enlivening Edge Magazine[…]

By Dirk Propfe and originally published on YouTube. It’s official! ET Group had the privilege and honour of winning the 2021 Tony Hsieh Award. This award seeks out innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are radically innovating on the leading edge of elevating people in the workplace. Watch CEO Dirk Propfe as he shares the ET Group journey and delivers deep …

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

Lisa Gill interviews Jos de Blok, originally published at leadermorphosis.co Jos de Blok is the founder of Buurtzorg, a home care organisation in the Netherlands with 15,000 nurses and no managers. We talk about how their decentralised, human approach has helped them during the pandemic, why he believes ‘protocolising things’ in organisations does damage, and his advice for leaders and traditional top-down organisations that are embarking on transformation processes. It was an honour to talk to one of my heroes and to hear him speak with such heart. Enjoy! 57 min 29 secs. Listen here. Resources: My interview with the …

Leadermorphosis Ep. 69 Jos de Blok on Buurtzorg and the Virtues of Humanising, Not Protocolising Read More »

Lisa Gill interviews Jos de Blok, originally published at leadermorphosis.co Jos de Blok is the founder of Buurtzorg, a home care organisation in the Netherlands with 15,000 nurses and no managers. We talk about how their decentralised, human approach has helped them during the pandemic, why he believes ‘protocolising things’ in organisations does damage, and his advice for leaders and …

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

By  Pim de Morree and originally published at Corporate Rebels These days, there seems to be a massive interest in less hierarchical, more liberated approaches to work. “Agile,” sociocracy, Holacracy, “teal,” self-management, and other management techniques are now of great interest to a growing number of companies around the world. As you probably would have expected, we believe this to be a very positive thing. These approaches—when done well—have the power to boost all sorts of good, desirable things, such as: motivation purpose engagement autonomy productivity profit And the list goes on and on. The popularity contest Unfortunately, there is …

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By  Pim de Morree and originally published at Corporate Rebels These days, there seems to be a massive interest in less hierarchical, more liberated approaches to work. “Agile,” sociocracy, Holacracy, “teal,” self-management, and other management techniques are now of great interest to a growing number of companies around the world. As you probably would have expected, we believe this to …

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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: 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: 27 Aug 21

By Alia Aurami for Enlivening Edge Magazine Is “resilience” important to you? Have you been thinking about it sometimes over the past topsy-turvy months? As so many of our experiences become uncomfortable, frightening, or downright apocalyptic, does cultivating or having resilience offer an alternative to spiraling into vicious polarization, panic, depression, or beyond that into apathy? And what role, for humanity, might human organizations play in providing some resilience for our species? As many people in the Northern Hemisphere of the planet are in vacation mode, there is an opportunity for us to step back from our daily concerns and …

Enlivening Edge Magazine Editorial August 2021 –  How Organizations Help Create Human Resilience  Read More »

By Alia Aurami for Enlivening Edge Magazine Is “resilience” important to you? Have you been thinking about it sometimes over the past topsy-turvy months? As so many of our experiences become uncomfortable, frightening, or downright apocalyptic, does cultivating or having resilience offer an alternative to spiraling into vicious polarization, panic, depression, or beyond that into apathy? And what role, for …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 21

By Doug Breitbart and Fabian Szulanski and originally published on medium.com The assumption of the need for leadership is our inquiry. The prevailing leadership mindset is fundamentally rooted in power, control, and authority over others. The companion drivers utilized to preserve and enforce retention of this power are fear, scarcity, competition, and zero-sum games. This concept lies at the heart of the way businesses have been operated and grown from the dawn of the industrial revolution. The historical and ancient antecedent roots in fact trace all the way back to tribal leaders in prehistoric times, through to the emergence of …

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By Doug Breitbart and Fabian Szulanski and originally published on medium.com The assumption of the need for leadership is our inquiry. The prevailing leadership mindset is fundamentally rooted in power, control, and authority over others. The companion drivers utilized to preserve and enforce retention of this power are fear, scarcity, competition, and zero-sum games. This concept lies at the heart …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 21

By Doug Breitbart and Fabian Szulanski and originally published on medium.com FIRST READ Part 1 of this article here. The question is, what fundamental changes in mindset on the part of those currently in leadership positions would be required to take power and control out of the co-creative collaborative equation within large organizations? How might we provide the safety, and peace of mind for leadership to let go of their need for control as the essential active ingredient required, in order to “manage?” The question for the employed is, what operational changes must be made to enable the regaining of …

On “Leadership” – Part 2: Mindset and Operational Transformations for Leaders and Led Read More »

By Doug Breitbart and Fabian Szulanski and originally published on medium.com FIRST READ Part 1 of this article here. The question is, what fundamental changes in mindset on the part of those currently in leadership positions would be required to take power and control out of the co-creative collaborative equation within large organizations? How might we provide the safety, and …

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