A simple and practical introduction to shifting to roles

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If your team or organization is on a journey to be more democratic, participatory or inclusive, you will at some point likely bump up against this notion of roles. It’s a notion that is both simple and elusive at the same time. I have multiple roles in my life from entrepreneur to mother and I show up in each differently. But what exactly does this mean in the workplace where we tend to rely on job descriptions?

My intention here is to demystify this concept of roles so that you might feel more at ease to work with them in contrast to relying exclusively on job descriptions. …


Samantha Slade

Co-creation | Social innovation | Going Horizontal (teal). Collaborating to face the socio-ecological transition. http://percolab.com http://goinghorizontal.co/

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