Update on People, ULab, Holacracy,Teal and more

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Hi Brian. So much to tell you since we last wrote or Skyped. Friday was a special ULab day – a live session to share feedback from last year’s course participants – see U.Lab – the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Check twitter and #ulab for a flavour of it. I put up a photo… Read more »

#Dadamac and “Lifecycle of Emergence” by M Wheatley and D Freize

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Dadamac is an example of emergence. The article on Lifecycle of Emergence describes what we are experiencing, and shines light on why we believe that we will have major impact. As the authors state “Change begins as local actions spring up simultaneously in many different areas. If these changes remain disconnected, nothing happens beyond each… Read more »

Rejoice with me – I’ve discovered Development Dreamers

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On the “about” page of Development Dreamers the founder John Brownlee writes What is your dream for development? What change would you like to see in this world? Alone we cannot easily make our dreams come true, but with the power of the web and collective action, we can in Tim Unwins idea of collectives… Read more »

#Dadamac and “The Death of International Development” by Jason Hickel

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Dadamac operates from a place outside the established International Development community, so the perspective I have tends to be disconnected from “normal” (large NGO) approaches. For this reason I welcome an article  on The Death of International Development  by Jason Hickel, who is an anthropologist at the London School of Economics. His emphasis is different… Read more »