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Recently at the Mannheim Drucker Forum I listened to a talk from Jos de Blok, Founder of neighbourhood nursing group Buurtzorg. Maybe you’ve heard of Buurtzorg, a Dutch company that is leading the way in transforming healthcare with an organization model based on purpose and self-management principles?

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I’m always on the lookout for ways to embed changes into organization processes so that behaviour changes by design, rather than trying to influence individuals to change.

 

Here are some valuable resources for you about creating diverse organizations with practical tips and solutions that you can really implement.

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I’ve just been to the Atlassian Open in Vienna. Atlassian is a company that provides software tools to help teams “unleash their full potential”. To me, they are a fascinating company because they have developed and openly share people practices that enable great teamwork and drive their values.

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My work focuses on building trust into the system to create a trust-based way of working. I will help you to apply design criteria to elements of the organization such as structure, processes and policies. If the criteria include trust, for example, then a trust-based culture is likely to be one outcome of the organization design process.

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If you want to redesign how you work in your team, I will introduce you to a variety of techniques that make teamwork surprisingly more effective. I can share many examples of how other companies changed the way they organize and work. You will try different approaches and then decide what and how to integrate into your daily work by creating your own prototypes.

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Surprising news! The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer found that people trust their own employers more than any other institution, 75% of respondents said they trust "my employer", that's more than those who expressed trust in government, business in general, NGOs or the media.

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My work as a Speaker-Coach helps people share their stories, and Raquel Ark’s work is devoted to helping people master the art of listening. Here’s how we combined these two things in a workshop.

 

In the workshop we guided participants through six experiences of listening and being listened to. This is what happened.