Matt Smith demonstrates the Failure Bow on a Bellevue TedX talk. It’s a technique for moving from shame and embarrassment to celebration and availability, fostering openness and trust. The technique builds on the fact that you cannot be happy and sad at the same time.
I became very enthusiastic when I first heard about sociocracy, or Dynamic Governance. Here’s a video series by Ted Millich where he describes what sociocracy, is, how sociocracy works, and what is fundamentally different about sociocracy: Beyond Democracy 1 – What is the Next Step in the Evolution of Human Governance Beyond Democracy 2 – […]
Sociocracy is an interesting dynamic governance method which is described in We the People. Aspects of sociocracy are incorporated into Holacracy. This video contrasts the underlying intentions and practical differences between the two methods. I think this is an example of where the same principles, but with different intentions, leads to different practices. I would […]
Daniel Pink talks in this Stoos Connect video about management as a technology from the 19th century. It’s designed to get compliance. We need engagement instead, but people cannot be managed into engagement. Engagement must be built around the principles of self-direction. It’s a big and urgent challenge!
Jeffrey Cufaude’s message in this excellent TED talk is that all learning is self-directed. Life’s a great teacher, are you a great student? Are you a lifelong learner?
Otto Scharmer talks about The Essence of Theory U and Presencing. This is a video clip from Global Classroom Lecture 1: The Blind Spot.