Feedback isn’t just what you think it is

Article by Ria Baeck, Drawings by An Baert — Percolab Belgium   Feedback for self-managing teams For self-managing teams, ‘giving feedback’ to each other is considered vital and essential. But there are pitfalls in giving feedback, and before you embark, as a...

Listening can be just the opposite of what we might think

4 techniques to become a better listener to create a better world “It’s hard for me to let go.” The words were spilling from my mouth. “I invested so much in this — my time, my heart, my money.” I wasn’t talking to a friend about a relationship, but to my colleagues...

Interning in a self-managed organization

Image : Photo by Esther Tuttle on Unsplash   5 things that made me forget about the prestigious corporate names and opt for better learning and well-being instead   An unpaid internship is daunting, even in the best of circumstances. In my case, I needed to...

Going from a Culture of Evaluation to a Culture of Dialogue

“As we lean into this ancient lineage, our work in circle is to create the world we want within the world we have. Circle and its components are the seeds. Circle is the pattern. We have changed the chairs. Now we can change the world” (Baldwin and Linnea, The Circle...

Our Exciting Journey from Inc. to an Employee-Owned Business

Our beginning as an Inc. How can the tough necessities of succeeding in the rough and tumble world of business be combined with a passion to build a more equitable and more sustainable world? How to build a business that has common good embedded in its legal...