The team at Integrated Work has had the pleasure of working on The Carbon Almanac, a project launched by author and speaker, Seth Godin. Integrated Work CEO Jennifer Simpson recently spent some time chatting with Seth about her experience of this global collaboration project, as well as pondering why there is “resistance to self-organizing.”
Our Journey Toward a Kind Open Adaptive Network (KOAN)
Our team has been on an evolutionary journey– one that has shifted and changed us in important ways. We are taking time to reflect on our learnings as we continue into the next phase.
Letters from Kamp
During September, the Integrated Work team gathered in Boulder, Colorado for a KOAN Kamp retreat to connect, serve the community, and plan for the future. Here are some personal accounts of what some team members found memorable.
Mission Matters, But Are You Stuck?
While we guide individuals to lead with purpose, we often send these folks back into systems that haven’t really evolved to support new ways of thinking and being. Download CEO Jennifer Simpson’s thought-provoking piece “Amplify Your Impact: Making the Most of Mission-Driven Leadership” to learn about an organizing model that helps leaders deliver on their vision.
Evolving Organizational Structure: Learnings From the Iowa Primary Care Association
We’ve seen a fundamental shift in the last decade with the rise of technology to a world that is adaptive and evolving in real-time. We’ve also seen the shift to more mission-focused organizations. Are our organizations structured to really deliver what’s needed over the next decade? And what will it take to make them so?
Assess to Amplify Impact – The Integrated Work Way
Are your organization and your team well-positioned to meet or exceed your goals, have a positive impact with your stakeholders and in the communities you serve, support one another through any challenges that 2021 may bring? At Integrated Work, we are partnering with organizations to assess these very questions and design a plan to optimize effectiveness so they can set themselves up for long-term success.
Integrated Work: A New Model of Organizing
Throughout this pandemic, the organizations, and people, who have adapted most easily are those who had developed resilience and built flexibility and adaptability into their fabric. Where rigid business models and traditional role structures have created constraints, agile frameworks have enabled evolutionary results. What are you learning, and if you are experimenting with new models, or wanting to, what are those models?
The Future of Work is Integrated
Today’s problems can’t be solved in back rooms, behind closed doors, or by a lone genius. Only when we “zoom out” and take a broader view can we find truly innovative solutions that will yield lasting results to today’s most complex challenges.
A More Positive Approach to Performance Management
“Exceeds expectations.” “Consistently meets goals.” “Does not meet performance standards.” These...