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 »

Ref London Futurists, Satalia and (not) Holacracy

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Hi Daniel Ref your presentation at London Futurists, our subsequent texts and your willingness to share ideas, insights and technology. I’m interested in many aspects of your talk, especially some aspects of Artificial Intelligence, but for now I want to focus on Satalia’s organisational structure. Since we texted I’ve visited the Satalia website. I particularly… Read more »

Help with Holacracy in FASST?

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Hi M, It is some months since you expressed an interest in FASST (Freedom Accountability and Structure for Systemic Transformation) and kindly offered to help with my related explorations in Holacracy.  Back then things were too embryonic for me to be able to define any specific need. Given the passing of time I realise I… Read more »

My 2016 reply to the Before I Die Network (BIDN)

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Hi Olivia Your BIDN email (deadline today) said: “Reminder: Let’s celebrate some not-shit things that happened in 2016!” What has happened in your life this year that you want to celebrate? What had you been striving for for a while that you managed to accomplish this year? My reply is wide ranging – so I’m… Read more »

Continuing Conversations November 1st – 10th

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Hi Folks These are some recent meetings and conversations (Nov 1st – 10th)  gathered together to offer the wider picture. I’m tying some of this collection together with reference to a chapter I’m planning. However that connecting thread only emerged incidentally as I got into conversations. It wasn’t the main reason for any meetings. Given… Read more »

Nov 5th – Exponentially Human

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Hi Folks, The context for this continuing conversation is: A book I read called Technology vs Humanity – the book and the “stay connected” link . A call for chapter proposals from Fast Future Publishing for 50:50 – Scenarios for the Next 50 Years. A discussion with Brian Griffin, about what I might write, during… Read more »

Nov 4th update on FASST and SHIFT

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Hi Folks. This pulls together threads that are emerging this week around collaboration and how FASST and SHIFT are coming together. I’m writing it after a meeting that Sebastian and I had today. I’m writing it mainly to update Christopher. @Christopher I’m not describing SHIFT now in any detail because in a couple of weeks… Read more »