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 »

FASST in two worlds – working freely and paying the bills

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Hi G (second G) Here’s the latest perspective on FASST and how it fits in the two conflicting realities of collaboration and competition. These notes may prove useful for our Skype call. Things have moved on since I shared the post about the 10 questions for FASST (a future-focussed experiment with holacracy and teal) and… 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 »

FASST – an experiment in learning and holacracy

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Hi Gavin and William. I’m writing to you together this time, because of the way you have both been helping me to explore ideas around my holacracy experiment. In this open letter I’ll try to bring the two conversations together. Naming the thing William and I have been referring to the experiment in terms of… Read more »

The challenge of “wordifying” experiential knowledge

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Hi Willam, We were discussing our mutual problem of flipping over from a state of “having knowledge gained through deep experience and enquiry” into a state of “sharing whatever knowledge others would find useful”. We talked about the process of “wordifying” things, i.e. “talking them through” (or writing them). We considered how “wordifying” is part… Read more »

Practical 21st Century “Big Vision” and #Dadamac

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Hi William, You asked me to put in writing the “Big Vision” that I was telling you about regarding Dadamac’s UK-Africa collaborations and our alternative, grass-roots led, approach to International development. So here goes. The Dadamac Big Vision is something fit for purpose in the 21st century. It is completely practical and every part of… Read more »