Holacracy

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Pasteur Byabeza on transitioning to self-management at Davis College

...Lisa Gill: Pastor, thank you for being here. I know that at Davis College you decided to use holacracy as a self management system. And I think many listeners of the podcast will be familiar with holacracy. But I think it would be really interesting if...more
... know that at Davis College you decided to use holacracy as a self management system. And I think many listeners of the podcast will be familiar with holacracy. But I think it would be really interesting if you could share with us what was the process of adopting holacracy in Davis College? How did you start...more
...f the podcast will be familiar with holacracy. But I think it would be really interesting if you could share with us what was the process of adopting holacracy in Davis College? How did you start this transformation? Pasteur Byabeza: Great. Thank you, Lisa. That's a good question to start with. For the last...more
...feedback we received with the early success of the new system in pilot circles, everyone at Davis College, and Akilah, was invited to transition into holacracy. That's how we disbanded the global cancer. We did away also with any formal or informal leadership roles or titles. So there are no more department...more
...ting. And I guess, it'd be interesting to hear your experience personally. I know that in your current role, you have evolved into a role called in a holacracy system, a lead link, and you're the lead link of the Student Care Circle. So how has the experience been for you? What have you learned in that new r...more
...was a very big challenge. So in an African context, or across the globe, I do not think that there are many higher learning institution that practice holacracy and self management. So, because of that, you can understand why most people were a little bit skeptical. We like the idea of self management. It's b...more
...a of self management. It's brilliant - but is it really something that can work in a higher learning institution, or other organisations, or practice holacracy from other fields? Does it work for our business? We don't know, we don't have any other higher level institution that already practiced self managem...more

Margaret Wheatley on leadership and Warriors for the Human Spirit

...sually. So I think this all works to describe Western civilization, we are sacrificed in egregious, terrible levels, right? So these little blips of holacracy. I mean, that's all they are. They're little moments, which, for some people now we think, Oh, that's a sign of hope. You know, we're going to conver...more
... you do it. And it is increasingly hard work because these other forces are so, so strong. I mean, they're exponentially strong now. So it could be a holacracy. It could be bringing up any of the old words we used to use for self organised systems. It's our work, and that requires training. And it requires c...more

Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines

... but you can't find another way. So you go to the classics. But if you start to see that there are a lot of other ways to do this - Sociocracy, Teal, Holacracy, whatever and we start creating content, this matters. Right now we have a lot of books, but if you go to school or to university, it's really hard f...more

Lisa Gill and Mark Eddleston celebrate 50 episodes of Leadermorphosis

..., and then the next week it might be Extinction Rebellion - fantastic, and Miki Kashtan, Margaret Wheatley, the creators of Liberating Structures and Holacracy, Corporate Rebels, Aaron Dignan, Enspiral, Ouishare: anybody who's anybody in the world of progressive organisations and self-management. Have you c...more

Miki Kashtan on the three shifts needed for self-managing organisations to thrive

...vice process, then the system is this: who makes which decisions? Anyone can make any decision. That's the purest advice process, it gets modified in Holacracy systems based on roles, but essentially, who makes which decisions? Anyone can make any decision. Who gives input? The people who are affected, and t...more

Aaron Dignan on being complexity conscious and people positive

... don't think about it as binary. So there's a there's a habit in this industry to think about it like you're either teal, or you're not, you're doing holacracy, or you're not, you're in or you're out, we're going to flip it, don't do that. I think you can. There can be moments where you make big changes, rig...more