Category Archives: In other words

Is organizational democracy not for me? Part 1

If your company is very small, just you, or three people, then organizational democracy is probably not for you. If your company couldn’t continue without you in the exact same role you’re in now, then organizational democracy is probably not … 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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Antidotes to apathy

This TED talk by Dave Meslin is called “The Antidote to Apathy”. Local politics — schools, zoning, council elections — hit us where we live. So why don’t more of us actually get involved? Is it apathy? Dave Meslin says … Continue reading

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B corporations

B Corporations are a new letter in the right direction. BCorporation.net provides the what, the why, a list of 300 B Corporations, and the how (it starts with a self-assessment of your business). C-Corps can become B-Corps. Investors can invest, … Continue reading

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