- Early in the book you tell the story of how your own perspective on engaging emergence began. Tell us about that experience?
In the 1990′s I managed software projects. I was excellent at figuring out the steps that needed to be done and then making those steps happen — planning the work and then working the plan.
As the projects got bigger and more complex, I ran into a one that involved enough people with different opinions that that old approach just didn’t cut it.
Fortunately, I had the opportunity to work with someone who understood how to work in a different way. Once I experienced it, I had to learn more.
TED: Sugata Mitra–The child-driven education
Worth a Look: Engaging Emergence
Reference: Peggy Holman Free Video on Emergence
Reference: 21st Century Leadership-12 Guidelines
Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Peggy Holman
Review: The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management–Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century