The Real Unemployment Innovation Challenge

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The Real Unemployment Innovation Challenge Where do we go from here? While unemployment rates in certain parts of the world appear to be slowly improving, unemployment in many other parts of the world remain stubbornly high and, in some cases, are even increasing. More fundamentally, there’s a growing concern that rising unemployment may be one… Read more »

#charitytech15

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There is still time to book a place at #charitytech15. Download the brochure today http://ow.ly/TllIF  (I did wonder if this might be relevant for Dadamac Foundation – but it’s a pricey thing so we won’t be there.)  

European Rural Manifesto – Schärding 2015

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Mark Petz sent me this link with the comment “I went to a new initiative last week it was the second rural parliament it was here in Schärding, Austria We wrote a manifesto, very like what Nyt Europa did in community engagement stakes you can see it here http://europeanruralparliament.com/ the bit about a pan European… Read more »

Dadamac Day 2015 – learning to share our stories

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Dadamac Day 2015 was about stories – not made-up stories, not stories-with-spin, but authentic, straight-from-the-heart-stories of vision, selflessness and stubborn determination. Dadamac Day 2015 was also about learning how to tell those stories, because people who have stories to tell aren’t always the best people to tell those stories.  Dadamac Day 2015 addressed that issue…. Read more »

Enlivening Edge – a magazine of next-stage organizations

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Enlivening Edge – a magazine of next-stage organizations This site is hosted in loving service to all women and men engaged in reinventing organizations, introducing self-management, committing to an evolutionary purpose, and creating enlivened workplaces where people can work with more joy, freedom, and fun. Enlivening Edge doesn’t belong to us, its originating team, but to all of you in… Read more »

Dadamac Day 2015 – and before

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Dadamac Day is an annual celebration of a UK-Africa collaboration. Every year is different. All Dadamac Days are special to us but some are more remarkable than others – such as Dadamac Days in 2005, 2009, 2013, 2014 – and this year’s which is happening on Monday November 9th. Here are some Dadamac Day highlights…. Read more »

Emotional Intelligence and Deep Listening

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“The Explainer: Emotional Intelligence,” defines the five elements of emotional intelligence and the ways in which these qualities define good leadership (and good living as well). I’ve a way to go yet, but I’d love these to be embedded in the “DNA” of Dadamac. Spoiler It’s best to see The Explainer: Emotional Intelligence video before reading… Read more »

Situating the Digital Commons – Ruth Catlow and Tim Waterman

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Situating the Digital Commons. A conversation between Ruth Catlow and Tim Waterman. The negotiation of the commons takes place in two distinct realms that are increasingly reaching into and shaping one another: the long history of the landscape commons both in cities and in the countryside, and across digital networks. In this conversation Ruth Catlow… Read more »

Holacracy — and Dadamac’s future direction

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I’m excited about the possibility of using Holacracy in Dadamac, as we transition from a network to an organisation. Nikki Fishman and I have both been to Holacracy training days, and I went to a session last week  to remind myself — Let’s get a feel for Holacracy in action — http://www.meetup.com/ResponsiveLeaders-London-Our-first-meetup/events/224761666/?a=uc1_vm&read=1&_af=event&_af_eid=224761666&https=off There is a website for things… Read more »