Alexis Gonzales-Black is a principal designer at IDEO.
- Holacracy - One kind of self-organization practice. Distribute authority into the hands of those that are doing the work.
- Series of circles that are self-running startups or businesses.
- Put the organization’s purpose above your own ego.
- Shift to Holacracy can be challenging.
- What are the self-advocacy skills that people need to be able to be successful?
- Where do you have influence over these structures?
- Managing ourselves in a really interactive way.
- We build stories around what might happen if we take a step out of our comfort zone.
- The story you tell yourself is so important. Storylines
- We’re never going to get it right!
- We are a flawed species and we need to give people the ability to try new things.
- Allow tension to happen. Tension is inevitable.
- Own your tension and be the one who is responsible for resolving that.
- My job as a self-manager is to deal with that.
- Our job title becomes a uniform we can’t take off, rather than being a value we bring to the school
- What do others expect of me?
- What do others need of me?
- What are some of the roles that I can offload to someone else?
- Role Marketplace - bring your roles to the marketplace and share the load!
- The workforce increasingly wants autonomy, mastery, and purpose
- Flexible approaches to budgeting and staff assignment.
- People points.
- It’s holding us back from experimenting, where we definitely need experimentation.
- How to be a transformative principal? Take one piece of yourself and offer it to someone else.
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