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 »

Response to “Machine Money and People Money”

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I like it when a down-to-earth article addresses issues that some people would otherwise find hard to take seriously. It gives me a credible jumping off point for some of the  conversations I want to have. “Machine Money and People Money” offers a useful perspective on work and employment, and how they are not necessarily… Read more »

Cluetrain 1999 – things about markets and company culture that teal people will recognise.

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I’ve just discovered the Cluetrain manifesto – I’ve copied the start of the introduction below – with my “teal perspective” italics added. A powerful global conversation has begun. Through the Internet, people are discovering and inventing new ways to share relevant knowledge with blinding speed. As a direct result, markets are getting smarter, …and getting… Read more »

More unity – this time through theatre and the arts post #Brexit

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We don’t want to let anyone come to power over us through the old tactic of “Divide and Rule”. Another initiative for unity  – An invitation from Phelim McDermott, co-Artistic Director of Improbable: Full details and booking –  Devoted and Disgruntled: Shall we Create a European Union of Artists? When – Monday, 11 July 2016… Read more »

My Journey With Teal and Teal for Startups

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Meeting Teal: My journey with Teal began when Andy Paice wrote about Teal organisations on Enlivening Edge and someone sent the link to me. It looked interesting. The following week, to my surprise, during a couple of Face-to-Face (F2F) Meetups in London I came across Teal ideas again. I read “Reinventing Organisations” (the book introducing… Read more »

I’m re-registering for u.lab – starting September 8th 2016

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I’ve just rejoined U.Lab.Full details below copied from the u.lab newsletter. I did the course last year, but not in the depth I wanted to, so I’m repeating it. Afterwards some of us carried on “U.Labbing” together at Kings Cross Hub (see post by Andy Paice – A Collective Breakthrough! U.Lab Prototyping in London) Registration for… Read more »