Leadership in self-organising, keynote with Bill Torbert and Frederic Laloux

Category: Video

In this talk from the Amara Adventure conference in Helsinki, Finland back in 2015, Bill Torbert and Frederic Laloux discuss leadership in the context of self-organising and Teal organisations. The questions discussed were raised by the participants of the conference, touching on themes of wholeness, fear, letting go, role modelling, feedback and listening.

Conversations about reinventing organisations and leadership in self-organising

Category: Video

In this video from 2015, Amara’s CEO Heidi Gutekunst interviews Frederic Laloux and Bill Torbert about reinventing organisations, the concept of wholeness and the leadership maturity required to be able to lead or initiate a self-organising culture. The talk is part of our Amara Adventure conference that was organised in Helsinki, Finland in September 2015.

Self-organising: The impact of mature leadership in co-organising

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Category: Blog

In this blog Amara’s CEO and co-founder Heidi Gutekunst writes about the impact of leadership maturity for the success in implementing self-organising structures. She makes the case that oftentimes those who say that self-organising is “a nice idea but does not work in our organisation”, might be missing an integral part of the puzzle: vertical … Continued

How do trust and psychological safety affect performance?

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Category: Blog

A culture of trust and psychological safety is often dichotomised with performance. But is it really true that it’s one or the other? Or could people in trusting and psychologically safe working cultures actually perform better? In this blog Johan Mellerup Traekjaer writes about the connection of trust and psychological safety to energy management, and … Continued

Real life leadership transformation supported by developmental coaching

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Category: Blog

In the last three years, Vertia’s turnover has doubled and in a fresh research by Tampere University, one of the findings was that the stress level in Vertia is significantly lower than in organisations overall in Finland and compared to the other companies researched. Vertia is a Finnish company offering quality measurements and diagnostics in the area of construction and during … Continued

Why our brains are so bad at coping with the pandemic – and what to do about it

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Category: Blog

In this blog Johan Mellerup Traekjaer writes about how our brains work when faced with uncertainty and how we can use the uncertainty in service of development. Johan’s primary interest is the interplay between human consciousness, biological systems and physics, and in this blog he shares some of his knowledge about stress management in relation … Continued