“Congruent, powerful, safe, playful, knowledgeable, interested, interesting, loving and lovable. This is Nate and this is Nate’s work. I don’t think anyone could be around Nate and not feel this. His workshops are infused with the same energy – this is the space where transformation happens.” Michael Bailey, Senior Developer at Pragmatic Web Limited
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“Nate has dedicated himself to the study of integrity which provides great depth and inspiration for all his work. […] Nate’s understanding of positivity and his framework for integrity inspire my own personal development.” Alan McNeil Jackson, Co-Founder, Aptivate
“Nate’s monthly coaching sessions have helped me think beyond day-to-day work issues to explore and challenge my workplace attitudes, beliefs and frameworks so that I can achieve sustained change in a more enduring way, and bring people with me. I particularly like Nate’s keenness to coach outside the office [where] I find it […]
“Nathaniel is an inspiration to work with – I’ve seen great evidence of concrete and lasting results from the work he’s done with other companies as well as my own. His approach is formative, playful, magical and professional all rolled into one. I’d recommend him to anyone that needs to see the wood […]
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We often talk about — or hear about — companies and leaders and integrity. Integrity is frequently defined as “acting in accord with high moral values” or the like. I prefer a completely different definition which often has the same effect. I prefer to speak of integrity as wholeness. In this article, I will focus […]
A Two-Day Introduction to Sociocracy for Practitioners Click HERE to register Course Summary Healthy organisations rely on a strong shared purpose and great relationships, where trust makes space for innovation and where passionately engaged workers can take the lead in their areas of expertise. Sociocracy is a proven way of running (and re-designing) an organisation, […]
Dear Laird, I just read your blog post: http://communityandconsensus.blogspot.dk/2014/08/critique-of-sociocracy.html First, I want to say that I feel happy when I see your name on the page — it’s great to think of you again, and I deeply respect your expertise as a facilitator. I have enjoyed working with you in the FIC and elsewhere. Second, […]
The Market Basket supermarket chain has refused the formal authority of its owners, and given its allegiance to the leader it trusts and prefers. When I say the “supermarket chain has refused”, I am referring not to the legal entity but to the community of workers that brought that legal identity to life. That community […]
For the past few years I’ve been an agile enthusiast, and I still am. But when we talk of scaling agile to the organization, it is easy to forget that agile practices work well under certain conditions. Many teams in an organization will not be able to create those conditions, and standard versions of agile […]