The Complexity Spectrum blog describes how clock and cloud (non-system change and system change) approaches require fundamentally different strategies and tactics. The same goes for the mental models and processes we use…Continue Reading
Decentralized organizing: More collaboration, less hierarchy
From organisational governance to mobilising and sustaining grassroots movements, what is decentralised organising and how can this approach facilitate collective but efficient decision-making without management hierarchy? Decentralised organising isn’t just…Continue Reading
Reframing Power and Embracing What is Possible
Lighting the Candle of Liberatory Governance As phase two of the WeGovern Learning Community winds to a close, participants gathered to reflect on their journey. This community came together with a shared…Continue Reading
Being in the humanity of governance, with all its messiness and joy
Reflections from the WeGovern Learning Community How do we build ways of being that uplift the collective dignity, wholeness, and thriving of one another and the lands we inhabit? How…Continue Reading
The Angel’s Mafia: elements to be addressed in peacebuilding governance
Our Better Angels need to get their act together. I find myself looking back at five years working in peacebuilding and conflict transformation. Almost as long as I spent working…Continue Reading
Governance is how we choose to be together
An illustrated story of liberatory governance practice Storytelling — like governance — can take many forms. When choosing new ways of being together, we begin with ourselves — in our…Continue Reading
Governance – the overlooked route to transformation: How can we best organise for change?
What are the current governance approaches and ways of organising that are being used in attempts to create systems change? What would more systemic governance approaches for our work look/feel like…Continue Reading
Who Decides Who Decides?
Have you ever started a group that started with enthusiasm and fizzled out over time? I have. Even more often, I have joined groups that other people started… that fizzled…Continue Reading