Human emotions and their impact on decision-making Linda Cote & Rea Gill

This talk highlights the importance of and the reasons for including intentional and explicit education and ongoing training in cultivating emotional balance and emotional intelligence within a group that is embracing sociocratic governance and consent decision-making. The talk also includes some examples of or sample processes that can help cultivate emotional awareness and help address emotions that arise during decision-making meetings.

Further SoFA Reading

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.