This Labour of Love emerged as a consequence of the seeds planted in the original primary deliverable of a Teal for Startups’ White Paper initiative. It was formed by a Collaborative Community Question Harvesting exercise back in 2015. It was then carefully incubated by dedicated community members across Seven Work Streams, and voluntarily worked on by individuals. This particular section of work emerged in the form of a Blog for the benefit of the Teal for Startup Community Members with the acknowledgment of the time and effort many have invested.
What is Wholeness?
“You’re not just a drop in the ocean; you are the mighty ocean in the drop.” – Rumi
Within the context of a Level 4.0 Collective System, Wholeness is the simple but radical conviction that Collective Enterprises (Organisations) are Complex Living Organic Organisms/Ecosystems; formed through networks of fluid, evolving relationships and will best prosper when they are more deeply aligned with Human Beings’ strongest motives, which are a desire to grow, learn, serve a greater shared purpose, and do meaningful work.
Wholeness is leveraged to build community, respond quickly to opportunities, harness resources and talent both inside and outside the organization, and also to inspire, motivate, and enable people at all levels to act with freedom, agency, responsibility and accountability. Continue reading