In 2020, Integrated Work began to explore what it would mean to move into a self-management structure. We evolved from using Holacracy to a human-first model we call KOAN: a kind, open, adaptive network. At our September 2021 staff retreat, our first in-person time together since the adoption of KOAN, (don’t worry, we were all vaccinated and masked), we lived into our KOAN principles in how we behaved together and in the way we designed the time we shared.
A Teamwork Tale: Learning and Processing Together
In this first-person account of a recent project, some of our team members, Mikayla Branz and Dianne Dickerson, explore the interpersonal journey they took together and what they learned along the way about themselves and each other.