I was delighted to read the recent New York Times article, "What Google Learned From its Quest to Build the Perfect Team". Here's a summary of my key takeaways with a link to the article at the end. Relevance and shared motivation: It helps to understand the role of the team you’re in. Do the things that have significance in the context of your organization and understand the impact of your actions. Align shared actions with personal motivation - fulfilment See how the work o
Following up on Maria and Xana's invitation, we spent some time in the beautiful eco-resort & farm Vale da Lama in south Portugal. In between intensive writing sessions for the new S3 handout and visits at the beach, we held an introduction to S3 session with the Vale da Lamma team. Here is a short article they wrote about it on their blog.
At the end November, 2015, after the workshop hosted by Swedish Agile company CRISP, Dawna Jones invited CRISP consultant Michael Goethe and Sociocracy 3.0 co-founder James Priest to explain how Sociocracy 3.0 offers a scalable governance model, one more suited to engaging employees in the changes affecting them. Listen to the conversation following this link to learn: What CRISP is (hint: It’s not a potato chip!) How CRISP operates without a CEO and why they decided to redis