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“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

How to run an engaging board meeting

How to run an engaging board meeting

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

Leadership in sociocracy

Leadership in sociocracy

The ABCDE of culture change

The ABCDE of culture change

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Børns Vilkår

Case study: Børns Vilkår

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Conscious Business Assessment

Conscious Business Assessment

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

Decision-making in a Northern European Historic Perspective

Decision-making in a Northern European Historic Perspective

Sociocracy in Schools

Sociocracy in Schools

Sociocracy and Art of Hosting

Sociocracy and Art of Hosting

Getting it Built with Sociocracy

Getting it Built with Sociocracy

Antipatterns – Solutions for common problems that tend to make them worse

Antipatterns – Solutions for common problems that tend to make them worse

Sociocracy in Extinction Rebellion New York City

Sociocracy in Extinction Rebellion New York City

How Conduct a Probe, a Report From The First Narrathon

How Conduct a Probe, a Report From The First Narrathon

Sociocracy and Holacracy through a human organization lens

Sociocracy and Holacracy through a human organization lens

Sociocracy as a solution for succession and organizational effectiveness – NGO case

Sociocracy as a solution for succession and organizational effectiveness – NGO case

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Leadership in sociocracy

Leadership in sociocracy

What is leadership when it’s not command-and-control? Why are there leaders in sociocratic circles, and what do they do? How can I be a good sociocratic leader? A presentation by Ted Rau.

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The ABCDE of culture change

The ABCDE of culture change

“I remember the first time I noticed meetings there were different. It was one of those moments when you say something and then notice it is true when I heard myself say: “I am leaving the meeting more refreshed than I came, more inspired and feeling more connected to everyone in this group.” That was the moment I realized this is much bigger than just a way to make decisions. Feeling more connected and getting things done, that was new to me.”

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How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

Never had there been so much complexity in our world, even before Corona. Running organisations was proving increasingly difficult due to the complexity they were operating under. Partly this was because the methods we were using were never designed to run organisations in complexity. Leadership in complexity requires a completely different set of tools from conventional leadership. VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) also demands a completely different mindset.

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Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Prairie Hill is a cohousing community on an 8-acre site in Iowa City, Iowa.  It got its start in 2009, and they started construction in 2017.  At this time (spring, 2020) they have built their common house and about 30 of their 36 units.

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Case study: Grobund

Case study: Grobund

Three years ago, in a Town named Ebeltoft people started to gather, they began having conversations within the Community, they started organising themselves and gradually formed an organisation of around 30 people.

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Case study: Børns Vilkår

Case study: Børns Vilkår

Børns Vilkår: based in Copenhagen, Børns Vilkår is dedicated to stopping child neglect in all its forms. They were born with this purpose in 1971 and have continued to grow and expand the way in which they support children. Currently, they run a number of services including phone line and online support, as well as working with schools and government to address the root issues.

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Case study: 10pines

Case study: 10pines

10Pines is a 10-year-old software development company headquartered in Argentina with agile manifesto values and a peculiar way of working at its roots. With 85 employees, 10pines has more than $3M in sales and it serves both startups and large clients such as Starbucks, Burger King, Turner, Claro, Teespring in North and South America. Due to its culture and rituals, employees at 10pines are happy and turnover is less than 5%, compared to a 25-30% average value in the industry.

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Codento

Codento

Codento is a Finnish consultancy company based on sustainable software development where customer satisfaction is the most important, even if that means to recommend other companies to potential clients. They grow up together with customers helping those on achieving their goals and expectations. 

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