The Exponential Leap (26 May 2017 viewpoint)

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“The Exponential Leap 2017-2027” (also known as “The Leap”) will be a multi-media publication-and-immersive experience. It will be launched at an event called Exponentially Human to be held in 2027. “The Leap” will be developed in such an open and collaborative way that it will have been accessible long before the official launch. But there… Read more »

Submarine – the ultimate challenge for flat organisational structures

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An enjoyable brief introduction to the ideas of flat organisational structures (explored elsewhere on this site and tagged “holacracy” and “teal”). It’s both light-hearted and serious – if you can do this on a submarine – you can do it anywhere. This animation is relevant to FASST – Freedom, Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation…. Read more »

The “=Value” logo and buttons

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The Dadamac Connect logo (the V with two lines through it) is a symbol for non-financial Value. A few years ago Nikki Fishman and I were doing a diagram, for our own benefit, showing flows of money,”physical stuff” information, ideas etc within our network.  We were putting “£” signs for money, light bulbs for ideas,… Read more »

December 11th FASST update

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Dear FASST friends. FASST has moved on during 2016, so I’m getting a few things in writing before the end of the year. FASST (Freedom, Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation) is an “experiment in collaboration”. It is an emergent organisation, and its shape is becoming clearer as more of my friends and contacts join… Read more »

Metaphors and Clean Language

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Hi Christopher Following our discussions yesterday on metaphor and “where it sits” regarding thinking and communication (and FASST) I thought you might appreciate this video by Judy Rees on Clean Language and Metaphor   More about Judy here: Judy Rees Judy is also active in RSA reinventing work network – next event plus more information… Read more »

Death Cafes and Soul Midwives

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I’ve always danced between theory and practice. When life gets complicated, uncertain or difficult in practice, I like to think that someone somewhere has been there before. I hope to scamper back from the practicalities of “life as it is” for a quick helping of “what other people already know”. I hope to find some… Read more »

FASST – Organising for Collaborative Development

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FASST has a vision, and a practical plan, to overcome the barriers that prevent us working in collaborative ways. I won’t describe the plan in detail here. Like many innovations FASST will be easier to share once the protoype is working. It is starting in a small way (which is another way of saying we are… Read more »