Self Organising

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Peter Koenig on source, money and consciousness

...nderstanding perfectly the ideology, because I had it myself once. It's going back a while, going back 20, 30 years, I was really right to believe in self-organising systems and I think I mentioned to you once, I was in a group for 10 years. We called ourselves 'self-organising' and were experimenting with this an...more
...rs, I was really right to believe in self-organising systems and I think I mentioned to you once, I was in a group for 10 years. We called ourselves 'self-organising' and were experimenting with this and actually, I had the belief that we were, until after a certain point, I recognised looking with hindsight very ...more
...nd then there's a molecule, and then there's a cell, and then there's a body and then now extrapolating from that, of course, same principles, it's a self-organising organisation. But the other things we're looking at nature, and here we're looking at a human created enterprise, like a human created thing from an ...more
...hings we're looking at nature, and here we're looking at a human created enterprise, like a human created thing from an idea. Now you could say, it's self-organising, in the sense that we come to a mystical beliefs now. Do you believe in God? Don't you believe in God? Is it secular? Do you believe in secular parad...more
... you believe in God? Is it secular? Do you believe in secular paradigm or a mystical paradigm? So, if you believe in God, then you could believe it's self-organising, I think. Because God has impregnated your idea, and the whole thing is, you know, sort of round like that. Now there are people who believe in socia...more

Margaret Wheatley on leadership and Warriors for the Human Spirit

...ief, which is quite naive, was that, people will just greet it with open arms and be very thankful for it. Because the paradigm of the new science of self-organising systems, which is another way of understanding self-managing systems - you can organise and get order without control - that was the fundamental 'aha...more
...Lisa Gill: Margaret, I'm wondering what you make of, because I mean, you mentioned at the start of our conversation, this quote about self organising teams and the productivity benefits of that, and that was in the 80s. And yet here we are in 2019. And self organising teams or self organising organ...more
...conversation, this quote about self organising teams and the productivity benefits of that, and that was in the 80s. And yet here we are in 2019. And self organising teams or self organising organisations are nothing new, but it seems like there's, they're sort of trendy at the moment. And there are books like rei...more
...about self organising teams and the productivity benefits of that, and that was in the 80s. And yet here we are in 2019. And self organising teams or self organising organisations are nothing new, but it seems like there's, they're sort of trendy at the moment. And there are books like reinventing organisations, a...more

Lisa Gill and Mark Eddleston celebrate 50 episodes of Leadermorphosis

...e real appetite for it, but it still has a bit of catching up to do I think, in terms of where Europe's got to. And so, just looking at the number of self-organising, self-managing companies over the last few years, and the familiarity with some of these concepts, I think has shifted a lot in the collective consci...more

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

...in Denmark, I don't know if you're familiar with it, Lisa, they were kind of ready for the 'how to' part. Like they'd been really into self-managing, self-organising, studied up. So a couple years ago, I was invited into one of their classes to just introduce the structures. We formed a little ensemble of students...more