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Relationship magic

Relationship magic

Sometimes people tell me that what sociocracy does to groups is “magic”. I agree that it’s not uncommon that people who had never met before create meaningful connection and deeply care about each other already after a few meetings. I am assuming rounds contribute...

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Getting to consent

A presentation about what consent decision making is, how to get there and what to do if there is no consent.

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Many Voices Sing One Song

SoFA members and sociocracy singing a sociocracy song!

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What needs to go into a governance agreement? (workshop recording)

In this webinar, Jerry Koch-Gonzalez is walking the audience through a sample governance agreement (aka “constitution”) that is needed to safely implement sociocracy in an organization.

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Case study of Treehouse Ecohousing

Case study of Treehouse Ecohousing

Treehouse Village Ecohousing is a project to build a cohousing community, the first in Atlantic Canada. It officially launched on Sept 29, 2018 with a first public meeting.

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Organizational structure in sociocracy

Organizational structure in sociocracy

1. Introduction a. Effectiveness, equivalence and transparency Effectiveness: What we do makes a difference Equivalence: Everyone’s voice matters. This does not mean we are all identical or equally persuasive. It does mean we exercise “power-with” rather than “power...

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Is sociocracy ‘teal’?

Many of us have been and continue to be inspired by Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux. While there is reference to Holacracy in Reinventing Organizations, there is not much direct reference to sociocracy. So, where does sociocracy fit in?

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What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

Sociocracy is a governance system. We know, 'governance' doesn't sound very appealing. It sounds dry and reminds us of governments and marble halls. What does it have to do with you? Quite a lot, actually! Governance is the way we run groups, the operating system....

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Pop-up sociocracy

Pop-up sociocracy

How can you use sociocracy for a small project? How can you use it for a group that is just starting out and not ready to adopt a whole system?

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Sociocracy: The Worker Co-op Operating System

Sociocracy: The Worker Co-op Operating System

Sociocracy: The Worker Co-op Operating System (By John McNamara. Originally posted on workersparadise.) Over the last couple of years, I have had the incredible opportunity to work with Sociocracy For All (SoFA). This organization has worked diligently to bring the...

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