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Do you lose the will to live in meetings and leave wishing you had spent the time on real work instead?
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We equip teams to make painful meetings more productive and motivational in 6 steps in 3 months.

So that every team members will:
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Gets what they need from every meeting.
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Supports others to get what they need from every meeting.
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Leaves inspired to take their clearly documented next steps.

Sound Good? Then join us in
The Meetings Revolution!

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The cost of painful, boring, unproductive meetings

Even though your team members may be individually smart and capable, why is it that meetings get so difficult?

It's not your fault, or your team members'- something mysterious happens in the team dynamics when people come together and have meetings!

Sub-optimal meetings that waste time and erode motivation and goodwill

The same topics keep coming back to meeting after meeting.
There's no clear resolution, decision or outcomes.
Conversations seem to go round in circles and last forever.

A few people do the majority of the talking. Others hardly talk, even though they probably have value to offer.

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Meetings that feel painful, boring, frustrating, unproductive, demotivating...

 
Unproductive meetings drain motivation from team members and affects all of their work. 

Some people show up live online/in person but have already checked out even before they join the meeting. 

Because they are just waiting for the meeting to be over so they can then go and get on with some real work instead.

It shouldn't be like this

 
It's too common. 

Too many people suffer from it. 

It doesn't have to be this way. 

It's not Rocket Science.

It's simple to fix if you know how, and have the right tools. 
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I've done my time suffering from it & decided to find a better way

 
Early in my career, I was frustrated by needing to check everything with my managers and felt I could do much better without them.

Later, I felt burdened in leadership positions by others checking too much with me when they didn't need to.

So, I explored flatter, more collaborative ways of working. This was great for getting buy-in and hearing more perspectives, but it took too long.

There just had to be a better way, so I researched and experimented with many different ways of running teams.

I've spent over 25 years searching for it


I have curated and organised my learnings from over 25 years of study (including an MSc in Management Development), research, experimentation, practice, training and consulting using state of the art Social Technologies; including:

All into an easily accessible set of step-by-step online programs for teams to follow.

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There is a Simple Way Out

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How it works


It's a Team Program- so all team members go through online materials and do activities to help the learning stick.

Some activities are done individually, some together in team sessions.

1 or 2 team members are assigned as Course Leads, who lead the team through the program and may attend weekly, optional Coaching sessions.

Weekly coaching sessions are held with a cohort of course leads from other organisations so that they can learn from each other.

There are 2 ways to take the program:

  1. Course Leads join a cohort with Leads from other organisations to go through the program together.
  2. Or, we occasionally make exceptions to take one organisation exclusively through the program with its own dedicated sessions.

An Evolving Organisation Trainer leads the Weekly Coaching sessions for Course Leads. We occasionally have other coaches shadow the sessions to learn how to deliver this program. They normally stay out of the way, in the background, as observers, and they sometimes offer additional perspectives.

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What people are saying

I would highly recommend the course to any Senior Management Team, or any team, that simply wants to work better and get more done and be happier in the process. 
 
Mark Westcome, Founder & Director, Animal Think Tank

Nick was a God-send. I can't imagine anyone who would answer our questions more clearly and promptly, or who would guide our meetings with more expertise as well as having a steady hand on the tiller when the emotional waters occasionally got turbulent during meetings!

Alia Aurami, Enlivening Edge Magazine

The course has been designed really thoughtfully and systematically. Nick introduces a few key practices every month. These practices are relevant for all organisations wanting to raise their game. 
 
Laila Kassam PhD, Animal Think Tank
 

The cost of not doing anything

 
  • Continue wasting time and money- approx £20k a year for a team of 20 on an average UK salary
  • Continue causing frustration among team members and demotivating them
  • Continue missing out on your team members realising their potential
  • Continue your current levels of underperformance and productivity
  • Many people think they can just do it on their own, try and fail, make things worse, and then go back to how they were doing things but having wasted a lot of time, effort and goodwill.
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Imagine your team with more productive and motivational meetings with a clear meeting structure, process and outcomes

 
No more circular, endless discussions without clear outcomes.

Your team’s operational meetings have a clear structure for people to arrive in the meeting, efficiently share key information and updates, build an agenda in a few minutes at the start of the meeting without discussion, then get through each point on the agenda so that each person gets what they need for their roles.

Your meetings are well facilitated with a trained Facilitator (who can be but is advised not to be the Team Lead), following a clear process that supports everyone to speak when needed.

Meeting outputs are clearly captured and assigned to roles.

The Investment

For Each up to 20 Team Members

Average of 30 mins/week to go through online materials & complete activities.

For Course Lead

90 mins/week attending live group Coaching (optional).
Average 2-4 hrs/week supporting team members to go through program and complete activities.

COST: £4,995 for 20 people = £19 a
week/person/up for 13 weeks

The Savings

For Each up to 20 Team Members


Assume each team member saves approx half hour/week in shorter team meetings.

Also saves half hour/week not checking for permission/consent from others

= Average 1hour/week per team member for up to 20 people. 

 

Approx £20,000 Per Team, Per Year, For Ever!
Assuming average UK wage approx £20 an hour, working 48 weeks/yr


Fair Pricing Policy

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We want our programs to be affordable for everyone, everywhere. 
Our standard prices are for profit-making organizations in the industrialized world.
If these prices are too high due to where you live in the world, or because your organization is not-for-profit or just starting or another reason, then get in touch to let us know what you would consider a fair price for your situation and why, and we’ll consider it ⚖️ 

Your Instructor

 
Since the mid-1990s, I have been studying, researching, experimenting with, practising and training people how to improve how they work together in teams and organisations. I've worked with thousands of people (including as a Partner with HolacracyOne, the organization that founded Holacracy) and am one of only 7 Holacracy Master Coaches in the world. I have distilled the lessons I've learned into a series of online programmes and expert support.

I lead on projects and work with our Associates/ Apprentices/ peers from a wide network of expertise as needed. Our purpose is to inspire, equip and support Changemakers to make changes by upgrading how well your teams are adapted to surviving and thriving in our complex and changing world.
Nick Osborne Founder, Evolving Organisation
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Want to run this with your team in your own language? 

 
We have colleagues who can deliver this program in the following languages in their own countries and are adapting the program to fit their own cultures. These are actually real people, not AI avatars doing AI-generated translations.  

  • Dutch
  • Spanish/Spain
  • Spanish/Latin America
  • Italian
  • German
Let us know if you'd like to know more about running the program in one of these languages or a different one that isn't listed. 

Got Questions? We Have Answers!

 
Who will have access to the program? 
  • 1 team member can access the materials to lead 1 team, or a single organisation of up to 20 people through this program. Contact us if you are buying for more than this.
Do my team members get access to any materials?
  • Yes. After purchase we will arrange for your team members to join our gamified online course platform to access the materials they need to go through the program.
How long is access for? 
  • 1 year, after which it can be extended if needed on request at no cost. 
How can this program save a team of 20 approx £20,000 a year? 
  • Assuming each person saves at least 1hr per week from checking less for permission/agreement from others/shorter meetings, so making decisions faster. Based on an average hourly rate of £20 for each person, working 48 weeks a year = saving approx £960 per person per year. Up to 20 people can join the program at a time as standard, saving  a total £19,200 per year.
Still got questions?
Then fill in the form below or schedule a meeting with us at evolvingorganisation.co/connect. 

IMPORTANT PRE-REQUISITE FOR TAKING THIS PROGRAM: Is your team ready for The Meetings Revolution?

 
The Meetings Revolution program is the second in the Effective, Empowered and Evolving Teams series.

It builds on the Role Clarity, ownership and initiative and decision-making protocols in the first and foundational program in the series: Team Clarity & Faster Decision-Making in 3 steps in 3 months.

With this approach, all of those things above are essential prerequisites for effective meetings.

If your team already has a good amount of Role Clarity, ownership and initiative and decision-making protocols, then it's probably ready for The Meetings Revolution

If not, then you'll want to either take the Team Clarity & Faster Decision-Making program first or at least talk to us using the form below to find out if your team is ready for The Meetings Revolution.
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Welcome to the 

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Series of Online Programs


Over the last 35 years we have been studying, working in, training and consulting with teams in many different contexts and have learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t.
 
We’ve identified 9 foundational team practices drawn from many different practices such as Holacracy and self-organizing which equip teams to adapt to today’s Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world, in these 3 areas:

Making Teams more Effective 

  • Role Clarity
  • Decision-Making protocols
  • Team members transparently organising their own work so they can be more accountable to each other

Empowering Team members

  • Each team member taking ownership for sensing, tracking, owning & processing issues to fix or improve things
  • Team members owning more decisions using Role Clarity and Distributed Authority
  • Making collective decisions more effectively with clear decision-making processes which include multiple views, harvest collective intelligence and avoiding endless discussion

Building Teams that can Adapt & Evolve

  • Clear and easy ways to update roles to adapt the organisation structure in small steps in response to changes in the world
  • Tensions distributed and owned
  • Using all of the above to building team resilience