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November 10, 2015

I had the pleasure of sharing in a panel discussion recently at the Agile People conference in Sweden to explore the topic of formal management and to consider the viability of alternative strategies towards navigating organ...

November 3, 2015



Today I had the pleasure of a conversation with Valentin Vlacic who contributes as an Agile Community Grower with Wemanity in Belgium. 


I met Valentin during the recent Darefest in Belgium when he joined others for a 90 m...

October 24, 2015


On 23rd October 2015 Melissa Perri @lissijean tweeted:


Product "Manager"

Product "Owner"

Scrum "Master"


I have no idea why people aren't collaborating!



So while we're on the topic, let's not just pick bones with Scrum,

October 12, 2015


4 months after first contact from Diogo Cordeiro, initiator of this S3 residential course in Portugal, Liliana David and I met with 20 delegates for this hugely successful 4 day deep dive into Sociocracy 3.0. 

The course at...

October 1, 2015


On October 1st I was invited to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon, Portugal, to give a presentation about S3 to researchers  from the neuroscience programme.


Alex Gomez-Marin PhD, a neuroscientist at the un...

May 15, 2015



As children we discover that behaving in certain ways helps us to maintain connection with the people we depend upon. Emphasis of some behaviours and the disowning of others, reduces the chances of repeating circumstances...

February 13, 2015


The discounted Qatar airline flight with stopover in Doha makes a budget trip to South India easily possible. The journey door to door from my hosts Ashok and Priya’s home on Vypin Island, Kochi, Kerala to my humble dwellin...

January 10, 2015

What follows is a story about an experience I had in Berlin in Spring 2014 when I facilitated a 3 day introduction to sociocracy workshop and offered a further 2 days of consultancy and implementation support.



In the build-...

December 26, 2014

It’s a common misconception - two people meet, commit to a journey of exploration together, and then define themselves as being in a relationship. Later they say, “our relationship began on such and such a day” Later still t...

November 21, 2014

These last years I’ve really begun to identify myself as a voluntarist.  You could also say anarcho-reciprocal economist! What does that mean? Well, basically that I advocate for stateless societies, local networked economie...

June 13, 2013


This last week I had the privilege of a trip to Ängsbacka Ecovillage in Sweden following an invite from my new friend and colleague, Diana Leafe Christian. I met Diana last month at the UK Cohousing Network’s annual confere...

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