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How we decide matters

How we decide matters

The way we come to a decision has a lot of influence on how people behave, how many voices can be heard, how they feel about the group they are a part of and what quality decision is going to be made. This video highlights the pros and cons of autocratic decision-making, voting, consensus and puts consent on the map as a better alternative.

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Relationship magic

Relationship magic

Sometimes people tell me that what sociocracy does to groups is “magic”. I agree that it’s not uncommon that people who had never met before create meaningful connection and deeply care about each other already after a few meetings. I am assuming rounds contribute...

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Case study of Treehouse Ecohousing

Case study of Treehouse Ecohousing

Treehouse Village Ecohousing is a project to build a cohousing community, the first in Atlantic Canada. It officially launched on Sept 29, 2018 with a first public meeting.

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Organizational structure in sociocracy

Organizational structure in sociocracy

1. Introduction a. Effectiveness, equivalence and transparency Effectiveness: What we do makes a difference Equivalence: Everyone’s voice matters. This does not mean we are all identical or equally persuasive. It does mean we exercise “power-with” rather than “power...

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What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

Sociocracy is a governance system. We know, 'governance' doesn't sound very appealing. It sounds dry and reminds us of governments and marble halls. What does it have to do with you? Quite a lot, actually! Governance is the way we run groups, the operating system....

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Pop-up sociocracy

Pop-up sociocracy

How can you use sociocracy for a small project? How can you use it for a group that is just starting out and not ready to adopt a whole system?

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