We are often taught to be “professional” or “if you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all.” In short, we learn to conceal rather than reveal our true feelings. Radical candor is the practice of revealing our whole selves to others – engaging authentically, directly, and with vulnerability.
Human-centered design is a project design approach that emphasizes designing for people over design for problems. It helps ensure that our solutions reflect audiences’ needs and experiences, rather than developers’ assumptions.
Seemingly conflicting, but equally necessary truths are known as polarities. Polarities represent some of the fundamental tensions that come up in our organizations and in our lives as individuals.
What if everyone had autonomy to serve the purpose of the organization how they saw fit, within their respective roles?
Agile management is a workflow philosophy and framework that emphasizes self-managing teams that deliver project requirements in iterations and increments and allows requirements to evolve over time.
GDP is not as closely correlated to well-being as we think. The steady-state economy is a theoretical alternative to today’s economy that refocuses from maximizing GDP at all costs to fostering long-term well-being and sustainability.
In the new economy, we redefine what it means for our society to grow, to be successful. Money becomes a means to other ends: well-being, sustainability, and equity. Our measure of success is when people are thriving, when they are set up to thrive over the long-term, and where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive.
What if our minds continue to evolve throughout our lives, allowing us to manage ever-increasing levels of complexity? This is Adult Development Theory.
Food forests (or forest gardening) are a gardening or land management technique that seek to create a forest – usually in an urban environment – that is entirely devoted to growing edible plants.
Teal organizations are an emerging model based on living systems and aimed at garnering higher member well-being, improved resilience, and greater contributions to the common good.