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Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models

Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models

The first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland!

The first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland!

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

How (not) to side-track a meeting

How (not) to side-track a meeting

Magic is where people get together!

Magic is where people get together!

The language of collaboration

The language of collaboration

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

What matters more, product or process? 

What matters more, product or process? 

Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

R:ekobyn i Röstånga – a forming community

R:ekobyn i Röstånga – a forming community

Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context

Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context

Institutional support for conflict resolution

Institutional support for conflict resolution

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Schinnerer

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Schinnerer

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Andreas Jonsson

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Andreas Jonsson

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

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Mehr als Wohnen — housing coop – Andreas Geiger

About a “satellite apartment” with 10 other adults at the ambitious mehralswohnen.ch housing coop in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2017 we have been practicing sociocracy for our monthly circle meetings (to discuss issues, make decisions, manage our money) and open votes to select new flatmates.

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Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy with Children and Other People Lessons Learned about Effective Meetings and Community Building I deeply believe that children deserve the same respect as adults, and to that end, I started a learning community where every member has a voice, and we aim to...

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Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3: A Tripartite Triad Tradition Introduction It has been stated time and again that every good story has a beginning, a middle and an end. I don’t know why that is, but it seems like we find some unspoken comfort in the 3-act narrative arch....

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Sociocracy or Holacracy?

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

We are observers and participants of a paradigm shift in management. More and more attention is focused on dynamic governance, which slowly, but inevitably replaces the so-called traditional management, hierarchical in the power-over meaning of the word. Different names are being used to describe organizations operating under the new model.

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How (not) to side-track a meeting

How (not) to side-track a meeting

It’s easy to get lost or side-tracked in a meeting! Here’s How (not) to side-track a meeting … or at least how to find your way back pretty fast! Below is a list of typical behaviors that slow down meetings. They are common. They are wide-spread and omnipresent. Learn...

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Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Sociocracy and cooperatives both share values – from the self-help and self-responsibility of organising collectively to solve problems and improve our lives, prioritising a form of deeply democratic participative governance, and supporting equality, equity and solidarity. 

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Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

(written Aug 12 2020) 2020 - quite a year! As a parent, one of the most heartbreaking moments for me in these last months has been to see my kids trying to wrap their heads around the fact that grown-ups have no idea what’s going to happen. And I don’t mean 5 or 10...

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