Notes from gathering – 10 November

Here’s the notes from the latest Human Organising Project gathering. Note the recurrent reference to “Teal”. This is borrowed from Frederic Laloux’s book Reinventing Organisations. In our conversation, we used it as a shorthand for “next stage” organisations, ones that are more values-driven than profits-driven. In the first part of the conversation, we explored various Read more about Notes from gathering – 10 November[…]

Who needs advice?

A couple of years ago a friend of mine challenged me with the following question: “You talk about good governance of large businesses. Have you applied it to your own business?” The answer was I hadn’t. I’m a sole trader and I didn’t think about governing myself. Yet the more I thought about it, the Read more about Who needs advice?[…]

How John Lewis governs itself

Over the last decade I have built up a wide variety of resources relating to the organisation and governance of business. In the coming months I will be sharing the best of these on this site. In this post, I share the notes from a conversation I had in 2012 with Stephen May. He was Read more about How John Lewis governs itself[…]