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 »

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 »

(education and systemic change) Emergence for Teal Education – Jean-Paul Munsch for Enlivening Edge

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Event Reports Emergence for Teal Education (IEC Report) Event Reports Emergence for Teal Education (IEC Report) On July 5, 2016 By  Staff No Comments By Jean-Paul Munsch for Enlivening Edge It’s the third day of the Integral European Conference 2016 in Hungary. My workshop starts. I stand with both feet barefoot on the carpet. I’m grounded…. Read more »

Useful teaching resource on “To live differently we need to think differently”- Matthew Taylor RSAnimate

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“To live differently we need to think differently” Matthew Taylor (RSA’s Chief Executive) gives a great explanation of why current thinking is as it is, and how it needs to shift. This is a useful teaching resource for anyone who is already thinking differently (perhaps under the influence of a U.Lab MOOC or similar) and… 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 »

Steps towards critical mass and International Development disruption

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Dadamac is small and it is disruptive. In a previous post I explained that: Dadamac’s UK-Africa work operates in similar areas of need  to those officially targeted by traditional top-down International Development “interventions”, but not in similar ways.  The starting points are different, the drivers are different and, crucially, our use of disruptive technology, the… Read more »