Lightning Decision Jam

Reading Time: 4 minutes Lightning Decision Jam (LDJ) is a format for group decisioning. All open, unstructured discussion are replaced with a clear, timeboxed structured process. LDJ has its background in design thinking.

Happiness Hacking 1 – Tools To Track Happiness On Project And Team Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to facilitate, measure and visualize happiness on the project and team level.

Tools To Show Your Appreciation

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are several tools available to give or facilitate appreciation. The range spans from techniques to moderate or facilitate workshops, to online services and physical objects to show recognition at the business place.

Brown-Bag Lunch

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brown bag lunches are a format for internal employee training. They are an opportunity for employees to gather at lunchtime to share information about topics of interest in an informal setting. The meetings are either structured or unstructured and are used to transfer knowledge, solve problems, brainstorm and build trust among attendees.

Systemic Consensing — What the Hell is this?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Consensus is time-consuming agreement, accord. Consensing instead is defined as having no significant objection. It does not require agreement, affirmation or even preference.  Consent is reached by choosing the proposal with the least objections. The lowest level of objection — resistance — results to the highest acceptance.

S3 Canvas Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes The S3 Canvas Series by Bernhard Bockelbrink has its offspring from the Sociocracy 3.0 movement. There are canvases to explore new business models or product ideas (S3 organisation Canvas), to negotiate and clarify the delegation of a domain to a team or role (S3 Delegation Canvas), and to clarify and explore where teams stand and how to move forward (S3 Team Canvas).