This article was published on The Transition Towns‘ Network site. On personal resilience, Conscious Business, Sociocracy, Social Enterprise…
Transition had a deeply transformative effect on my life. It has shaped and focussed my professional path since. It brought me into contact with the inspiration, community and tools that I was aching for. Since my local network became fractured and life has swept me onward, I have become immersed in exploring solutions to some of the questions that Transition posed for me. My special interest, among others, was the development of Transition enterprises and livelihoods. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: April 17th, 2012 | Author: martin | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: "collaborative governance", "dynamic governance", Conscious Business, DecisionLab, leadership, Organisational Democracy, sociocracy, SociocracyUK, Transition, Transition Towns | Comments Off
Or The gulf between what we want and where we are
‘A plane is on the wrong course 90% of the time’
I was reminded of this nugget of wisdom today, while assessing where I’m at, where I’m going, where I said I wanted to go, and the habits that help or hinder my progress.
Of course aeroplanes normally arrive at their destination, which I find comforting. They do so because pilots regularly check against where they said they wanted to go, and adjust accordingly.
I know this probably sounds obvious, but I think we often neglect to check our course, and steer. I know that although I know it, I need reminding regularly. That’s ok, we are human and mortal. But that’s why it’s important to embed compass setting and evaluation into what we do Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: March 19th, 2012 | Author: martin | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: "collaborative governance", "dynamic governance", "Facilitative Leadership", agile, article, blog, co-op, co-operative, consensus, DecisionLab, grow, habits, leadership, productivity, quote, sociocracy, SociocracyUK | Comments Off