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For cities and companies, the value of virtual currency

The Hub is one of my favorite models for coworking spaces. They have their own currency: the Ven. Stan Stalnaker’s TechCrunch article is Bitcoin, Ven and the End of Currency. He provides an overview of virtual currency, and shares some … Continue reading

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Coworking: self-led, peer to peer

Today a guest post I wrote about coworking, called “Why a coworking incubator program is good for Portland,” appeared on Silicon Florist, Portland’s most influential tech blog.

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Build community by telling stories

One of my favorite ways to build community is by telling stories, especially by interviewing members so they tell their stories in an interesting way. Starting out, I like to choose at least three and no more than five questions, … Continue reading

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Creative ownership

First Draft. Today I was in a group discussion where we talked, among other things, about what ‘holy’ means. Wikipedia says that “The English word holy dates back to at least the 11th Century with the Old English word hālig, an adjective derived … Continue reading

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The two keys of organizational democracy

Does your organization have either of these two keys of organizational democracy? If not, why? 1) Active self-organizing teams. “Self-organizing teams”: created by their members coming together and saying, “Let’s do something,” on their own initiative, where some of the … Continue reading

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