• A bundle of book joy is on its way!

    A bundle of book joy is on its way!

    April 16th, 2019 | Expressive Change | Organization Unbound | No Comments

    In January 2018, we started writing a book, bringing together the threads of insight gleaned over the past 15 plus years. We are still deep in the writing process, so while we appear to be in hibernation, please know that we are far from asleep, just active in a less visible way. We are excited to share the first 3 pages of the book with the you…

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  • In memory of Alessandra

    In memory of Alessandra

    April 30th, 2019 | Expressive Change | Organization Unbound | No Comments

    It is with a heavy heart that we share that mindfulness-in-action pioneer Alessandra Pigni passed away from cancer at the end of last year. In her memory, we are re-publishing our 2017 interview with her about her book The Idealist’s Survival Kit, which explores what is causing the high rate of burnout in the field of humanitarian work. We’ve also included an unpublished segment, with her family’s permission, in which she shares how being a cancer patient influenced how she wrote her book.

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  • Liberating Structures

    Liberating Structures

    November 27th, 2018 | Expressive Change | Cristina Temmink | No Comments

    Earlier this year we were contacted by Keith McCandless, co-developer of Liberating Structures. He was interested in exploring the synergies between Liberating Structures and the work of Organization Unbound. After some initial conversations, I became intrigued and am excited to share the start of our inquiry here.

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  • Accompanied Learning

    Accompanied Learning

    October 1st, 2018 | Expressive Change | Organization Unbound | 1 Comment

    When we started Organization Unbound, people often mistook us for a consulting firm, an understandable assumption given how common it is for organizations to rely on consultants to lead processes of internal change. However, we felt strongly (and still do) that the traditional consultancy model would be a barrier to cultivating a rich and expansive field of learning around expressive change. We wanted to learn with organizations, not just provide support to them.

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  • Burnout & organizational mindfulness

    Burnout & organizational mindfulness

    October 3rd, 2017 | Expressive Change | Alessandra Pigni | No Comments

    We hope you enjoy this conversation with Alessandra Pigni, author of “The Idealist’s Survival Kit. 75 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout”, a light and inviting exposé on what is causing the high rate of burnout in the field of humanitarian aid and activism and ways of addressing it: “I no longer believe that meditation and self-care are enough. It can certainly be a starting point. It was for me. But we can’t stop there.”

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  • A personal journey to a new way of working

    A personal journey to a new way of working

    September 21st, 2017 | Expressive Change | Peter Brownell | No Comments

    Over the course of a year I had been trying to find ways to encourage my team to self-organise. We created roles, adopted structured meeting formats, had many discussions. We made progress, but nothing significant changed. Over the course of this work I found that the problem was not them… it was me.

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  • Listening to the head, heart & feet

    Listening to the head, heart & feet

    July 25th, 2017 | Expressive Change | Cristina Temmink | 1 Comment

    For inscaping to be a robust organizational practice, we need to refine our listening skills so that we learn to listen at an experiential level. Listening with the ‘head, heart and feet as described by the Barefoot Guide Connection is a very helpful tool to practice this. It helps us to listen ‘between the lines’ and ‘beneath the main text’, to hear not just what people are saying, but what they are trying to say or […].

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  • 5 reasons to build a network of small groups, rather than a mass movement of individuals

    5 reasons to build a network of small groups, rather than a mass movement of individuals

    June 29th, 2017 | Expressive Change | Richard D. Bartlett | No Comments

    Long term human survival depends on us replacing the status quo with a fundamentally different set of behaviours and structures. I believe the root of that challenge is essentially cultural, and the best place to grow culture is in small groups.

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  • In memory of Tolu

    In memory of Tolu

    June 14th, 2017 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson & Tana Paddock | 2 Comments

    Now and then someone comes to visit this planet and, finding it a bit dusty and forlorn, rolls up his sleeves and gets to work. When you meet him on the road, right away you feel yourself becoming kinder and wiser. You see more light around you. And you want to say thank you but you’re not sure how.

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  • Crowd-sustaining Organization Unbound

    Crowd-sustaining Organization Unbound

    June 9th, 2017 | Uncategorized | Tana Paddock | No Comments

    At the top of our minds these days is the question of how to financially sustain Organization Unbound so that it can grow into the community of practice it is yearning to be, with a deeper and wider impact across the globe. We’ve been exploring this question with many people over the past year. Out of these conversations has emerged an exciting vision- to crowd-sustain Organization Unbound so that the financial support it receives is gently […]

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