Neo - How We Reinvented Our Organisation
Neo are a purpose-driven organisation based in Brighton in the UK. Last year, when their Managing Director announced she was stepping down, they decided to undertake an exciting and unexpected journey to become a "next-generation" organisation. Being strongly influenced by Reinventing Organisations by Frederic Laloux, Neo have chosen to become a human-centred, self managed organisation with no defined leaders. They are still early in their journey and this podcast with two of their...
Maverick Spotlight: Jo Berry, Peace Activist
In 1984 an IRA bomb, planted in the Grand Hotel in Brighton, killed Jo Berry’s father. Jo knew she had a choice: to harbour feelings of hatred and anger, or to seek understanding and so bring peace back into her life. She chose peace. Following his release from prison Jo sought out a meeting with Patrick Magee, the Brighton bomber. And from that initial three hours spent together Jo and Patrick have formed a remarkable friendship, based on compassion and respect. For the past 15 years they...
Maverick Spotlight: Mike Martin, Sustainability Pioneer
Maverick Spotlights is a series of interview with gamechangers who inspire us at Mavericks Unlimited. These guys have powered up, unleashed their superpowers and are out there creating a world that works for all. Our first Maverick Spotlight is with Mike Martin who is one of the pioneers of sustainability, working with governments, corporations and cultural icons to create awareness and impact around the causes of climate change. We were impressed by his deep passion, his wisdom and...