Responsibility

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Peter Koenig on source, money and consciousness

...cases, it explains why things have got a bit more complicated when we try to be co-founders and figure out that, if I'm a founder, I'm trying to give responsibility to somebody else that they can't really take on because they're not getting the proper information, because they aren't the founder. They aren't the ...more
...They aren't the source. So I've had too many experiences like that to easily get away and admit to co-founders, but everybody is on an equal level of responsibility, let me put it that way. I do invite people to demonstrate to me. I've always been from the start saying, "OK if you if you really think this and yo...more
...cases, it explains why things have got a bit more complicated when we try to be co-founders and figure out that, if I'm a founder, I'm trying to give responsibility to somebody else that they can't really take on because they're not getting the proper information, because they aren't the founder. They aren't the ...more
...They aren't the source. So I've had too many experiences like that to easily get away and admit to co-founders, but everybody is on an equal level of responsibility, let me put it that way. I do invite people to demonstrate to me. I've always been from the start saying, "OK if you if you really think this and yo...more
...ve had traditional roles of power, like managers, yes, there's some inner work for them to do in terms of being open to other perspectives and taking responsibility for their power. But there's also a huge piece of work for people who haven't traditionally had power to do in terms of learning and practicing to ma...more
...ve had traditional roles of power, like managers, yes, there's some inner work for them to do in terms of being open to other perspectives and taking responsibility for their power. But there's also a huge piece of work for people who haven't traditionally had power to do in terms of learning and practicing to ma...more
...it requires a certain level of development in a development of what you could call your connection to your inner source to actually step out and take responsibility and actually start something in life. And that's whether you're a manager in a big organisation with so-called, lots of responsibility, or whether yo...more
...p out and take responsibility and actually start something in life. And that's whether you're a manager in a big organisation with so-called, lots of responsibility, or whether you just have another job right down the hierarchy, it really doesn't make any difference as far as I'm concerned. We'd like to think tha...more
...ody holding this energy, holding this field now. And who is it? And then who, who are the people? What is the line in terms of power or authority and responsibility in this particular body? And who are the people there? And very often, these people are not necessarily in these management positions, it needn't be ...more
...ecognise that they are in this line, they will love you from the start just for the simple recognition, because they may not be recognised of all the responsibility they actually are taking, very often the case, and you will get instant very good advice usually....more
...it requires a certain level of development in a development of what you could call your connection to your inner source to actually step out and take responsibility and actually start something in life. And that's whether you're a manager in a big organisation with so-called, lots of responsibility, or whether yo...more
...p out and take responsibility and actually start something in life. And that's whether you're a manager in a big organisation with so-called, lots of responsibility, or whether you just have another job right down the hierarchy, it really doesn't make any difference as far as I'm concerned. We'd like to think tha...more
...ody holding this energy, holding this field now. And who is it? And then who, who are the people? What is the line in terms of power or authority and responsibility in this particular body? And who are the people there? And very often, these people are not necessarily in these management positions, it needn't be ...more
...ecognise that they are in this line, they will love you from the start just for the simple recognition, because they may not be recognised of all the responsibility they actually are taking, very often the case, and you will get instant very good advice usually....more
...plained so much of what happened within the group during the 10 years. It explains totally, I needn't go into details here. But this notion of shared responsibility, I think this is what it comes down to ultimately, and it gets translated into shared vision, and shared purpose, which I feel is extremely dangerous...more
...s for the people that are working in it because it tends to lead to a compromise where everybody is compromising on their own power and authority and responsibility for the sake of what we would like to believe could be shared, but I have lots of evidence to show now that you can't really share these aspects. But...more
...plained so much of what happened within the group during the 10 years. It explains totally, I needn't go into details here. But this notion of shared responsibility, I think this is what it comes down to ultimately, and it gets translated into shared vision, and shared purpose, which I feel is extremely dangerous...more
...s for the people that are working in it because it tends to lead to a compromise where everybody is compromising on their own power and authority and responsibility for the sake of what we would like to believe could be shared, but I have lots of evidence to show now that you can't really share these aspects. But...more
...along with a better story afterwards, I'm the first one to say, "Well, okay, I'll ditch my story, we'll go with a better one." So as I say, if shared responsibility in terms of power, authority and responsibility, if somebody comes with the evidence, this is working, and their story is working better than the so...more
...st one to say, "Well, okay, I'll ditch my story, we'll go with a better one." So as I say, if shared responsibility in terms of power, authority and responsibility, if somebody comes with the evidence, this is working, and their story is working better than the source work, I'll be the first to ditch the source ...more
...along with a better story afterwards, I'm the first one to say, "Well, okay, I'll ditch my story, we'll go with a better one." So as I say, if shared responsibility in terms of power, authority and responsibility, if somebody comes with the evidence, this is working, and their story is working better than the so...more
...st one to say, "Well, okay, I'll ditch my story, we'll go with a better one." So as I say, if shared responsibility in terms of power, authority and responsibility, if somebody comes with the evidence, this is working, and their story is working better than the source work, I'll be the first to ditch the source ...more
... Peter Koenig: Right. So if you understand that you've got a field with the founder as the source of the whole field, it's the source, who takes 100% responsibility, and takes the decision for the whole field. But you've got people within the field, and hopefully, they are sources too. I call them 'sub sources', ...more
...n if I don't like the color of the carpet you're choosing in the office, and I would never do what you're doing, this is your field, you've taken the responsibility to create it, you go ahead and do it." That's what a good source would do of a whole operation - wouldn't intervene because the intervention, (we're ...more
... in sociocracy so I do know a little bit about what you're talking about. So in my view, what's really happening there is that you have somebody with responsibility in the inner field as a whole or in a sub source position and you have a circle of people who are helping that person. So, what is called 'joint deci...more
... Peter Koenig: Right. So if you understand that you've got a field with the founder as the source of the whole field, it's the source, who takes 100% responsibility, and takes the decision for the whole field. But you've got people within the field, and hopefully, they are sources too. I call them 'sub sources', ...more
...n if I don't like the color of the carpet you're choosing in the office, and I would never do what you're doing, this is your field, you've taken the responsibility to create it, you go ahead and do it." That's what a good source would do of a whole operation - wouldn't intervene because the intervention, (we're ...more
... in sociocracy so I do know a little bit about what you're talking about. So in my view, what's really happening there is that you have somebody with responsibility in the inner field as a whole or in a sub source position and you have a circle of people who are helping that person. So, what is called 'joint deci...more

Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines

...that you have to do is to solve it. So proactivity is one of the skills that is necessary. And accountability is because this only works if you take responsibility for your actions, right? If you fail, you have to be humble, otherwise you will not learn and people will not trust in you. So accountability is real...more
...that you have to do is to solve it. So proactivity is one of the skills that is necessary. And accountability is because this only works if you take responsibility for your actions, right? If you fail, you have to be humble, otherwise you will not learn and people will not trust in you. So accountability is real...more
...cruitment process, have you found that some people join and find it challenging to adapt to this way of working – you know, high accountability, high responsibility? Jorge Silva: Well, yeah, sometimes what happens in our company is that we work with a lot of people that are in one of their first jobs. And we work...more
...cruitment process, have you found that some people join and find it challenging to adapt to this way of working – you know, high accountability, high responsibility? Jorge Silva: Well, yeah, sometimes what happens in our company is that we work with a lot of people that are in one of their first jobs. And we work...more
...ple start to save money and to be really critical on what medical insurance to have. So when you invert control to the people around you and give the responsibility to them, I think it's the best scenario. So I think that this is one of the basic and powerful ideas....more
...ple start to save money and to be really critical on what medical insurance to have. So when you invert control to the people around you and give the responsibility to them, I think it's the best scenario. So I think that this is one of the basic and powerful ideas....more
...e do that by ourselves. And I think it's one of the great decisions that we made in the beginning. Because everyone understands, and everyone has the responsibility to take care of the human resources. And I think if you're going to work in a company, you have to take care of that - you can make decisions without...more
...e do that by ourselves. And I think it's one of the great decisions that we made in the beginning. Because everyone understands, and everyone has the responsibility to take care of the human resources. And I think if you're going to work in a company, you have to take care of that - you can make decisions without...more

Margaret Heffernan on how to act our way out of the status quo trap

...t is that it makes much clearer who's responsible for what. And the things that people decide to do for themselves, they are much more likely to take responsibility for than the things where they're told to do it. If you didn't decide it was worth doing, you're very much less invested in it working out well. So i...more
...for his success. So ownership of the decision, hugely determines the sense of personal accountability, as opposed to just kind of legal or corporate responsibility that people bring to their work. And you can see this when you look at the lives and work of artists and writers and so on. They are personally so in...more
...t is that it makes much clearer who's responsible for what. And the things that people decide to do for themselves, they are much more likely to take responsibility for than the things where they're told to do it. If you didn't decide it was worth doing, you're very much less invested in it working out well. So i...more
...for his success. So ownership of the decision, hugely determines the sense of personal accountability, as opposed to just kind of legal or corporate responsibility that people bring to their work. And you can see this when you look at the lives and work of artists and writers and so on. They are personally so in...more

Buurtzorg and the power of self-managed teams of nurses

...n the beginning, we worked and worked and worked and it was always on our mind. Because you have to do it very well. You feel that. Marian: Yeah. The responsibility. Chila: It feels like your own business. Marian: But there were times when your colleagues said to you, "It's alright, we can do it." Jolanda: We can...more
...n the beginning, we worked and worked and worked and it was always on our mind. Because you have to do it very well. You feel that. Marian: Yeah. The responsibility. Chila: It feels like your own business. Marian: But there were times when your colleagues said to you, "It's alright, we can do it." Jolanda: We can...more
... self-managed way. What advice would you give them about how to make it work? Chila: Communicate. Marian: Yeah. And no leadership. Everyone has same responsibility, Chila: And honesty. Trust. Transparency. Safety. If you have that together, you can do it. Marian: Everyone has their qualities and uses them. Nobod...more
... self-managed way. What advice would you give them about how to make it work? Chila: Communicate. Marian: Yeah. And no leadership. Everyone has same responsibility, Chila: And honesty. Trust. Transparency. Safety. If you have that together, you can do it. Marian: Everyone has their qualities and uses them. Nobod...more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

...r, Lisa, you mentioned…the Toyota experience in North America. And I think the Toyota experience in North America was sincerely interested in pushing responsibility throughout the organisation. But the workforce was not prepared to accept that. And what I worry about is when the Haier model gets transferred, will...more
...r, Lisa, you mentioned…the Toyota experience in North America. And I think the Toyota experience in North America was sincerely interested in pushing responsibility throughout the organisation. But the workforce was not prepared to accept that. And what I worry about is when the Haier model gets transferred, will...more

Lisa Gill and Mark Eddleston celebrate 50 episodes of Leadermorphosis

...aries in order to save, in order to avoid layoffs, or getting really creative because they can see the figures and they feel this collective sense of responsibility to do something together. So I think my hope is that we'll see more of that. And I think also I'm really interested to see how things develop in ter...more
...aries in order to save, in order to avoid layoffs, or getting really creative because they can see the figures and they feel this collective sense of responsibility to do something together. So I think my hope is that we'll see more of that. And I think also I'm really interested to see how things develop in ter...more

Amy Edmondson on psychological safety and the future of work

... for instructions, or relying on someone else to solve things for me, what things could I do to start to become more leaderful, to start to take more responsibility for the climate in my team, for example? AE: It’s a great question and I think the answer has to start with deciding that you want to do that. Becau...more
... for instructions, or relying on someone else to solve things for me, what things could I do to start to become more leaderful, to start to take more responsibility for the climate in my team, for example? AE: It’s a great question and I think the answer has to start with deciding that you want to do that. Becau...more

Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz on acting your way into a new kind of organising with Liberating Structures

...eir 20s or early 20s. They did them immediately. As far as you want to see, people have freedom and use it responsibly. There's more freedom and more responsibility. They were able to ask for what they need from each other. Get what they need. When they didn't get it, they'd say all the kinds of things you want i...more
...eir 20s or early 20s. They did them immediately. As far as you want to see, people have freedom and use it responsibly. There's more freedom and more responsibility. They were able to ask for what they need from each other. Get what they need. When they didn't get it, they'd say all the kinds of things you want i...more

Aaron Dignan on being complexity conscious and people positive

...f other psychology. It tells us the story of people being generally trustworthy and good and motivated and wanting to learn and grow, wanting to take responsibility, seeking out opportunities to learn, feeling like mastery, autonomy and purpose are really at the centre of what moves us - as opposed to the kind of...more
...f other psychology. It tells us the story of people being generally trustworthy and good and motivated and wanting to learn and grow, wanting to take responsibility, seeking out opportunities to learn, feeling like mastery, autonomy and purpose are really at the centre of what moves us - as opposed to the kind of...more