What Specifically Differentiates High Vibrancy Groups from Everyone Else?

Ever since my colleagues and I realized that we had identified “high vibrancy” groups as an emerging phenomenon, where people were experiencing sustainably strong outcomes and experiences by living in abundance-based agreements, people continuously ask us, “What is different, specifically, about these groups?” We can use the four lenses of the Agreements Evidence Map to […]

“Best Practice” Organizational Forms for Sustainable High Vibrancy

What organizational form best supports sustainable high vibrancy and extraordinary outcomes?  This is the million dollar question, and Harvard’s Leith Sharp has found an answer that works — the dual operating system, which works with both the adaptive operating system and the command control operating system. Leith finds that the adaptive operating system (depicted on the […]

Guest post — Agreements Mapping of High Vibrancy Zapatista Communities

Guest post by Annabel Membrillo Jimenez, Vibrancy Mexico Lead Steward Annabel set off on a journey this past spring to observe indigenous Zapatista communities, asking: What are the characteristics that allow the Zapatistas to move at a steady pace towards the third circle of vibrancy, despite the ongoing repression they receive from a part of their environment? What are […]

Guest post — High Vibrancy in the Salt Lake Civil Network

Guest post by John T. Kesler, is an attorney, facilitator, writer, consultant, lecturer, and founder and chair of the Salt Lake Civil Network   In the Salt Lake Civil Network (SLCN) we have a Mentor Council whose sole function is to hold an open container of possibility. Members of our Mentor Council and others in our SLCN […]

A Glimpse at High Vibrancy Leadership — Recommended Reading

Pontefract, Dan, Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization. 2013, Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.   [You can see chapter 1 of Pontefract’s book here.] With over 2,400 responses to the Vibrancy survey from 92 countries, we find that the quality of leadership in a group is highly correlated with the ability to sustain a specific level of experienced vibrancy in the group. […]

INVITATION — Do You Know an Academic, Mathematically Oriented, Economics Friendly, High-vibrancy Person?

Do you know an academic, mathematically oriented, economics-friendly, high-vibrancy person?  One who would like to work with me, on this research into our evolving framework for abundance-based agreements and our Global Initiative to Map Ecosynomic Deviance and Impact Resilience, as well as publishing papers on our large data sets? I would love to invite her/him to engage with our […]

Guest post — What Does It Mean to Be a High-Vibrancy School?

Guest post by Annabel Membrillo Jimenez and Jennifer Berman, members of the emerging global Vibrancy community Do you know a school where something special happening is happening?  Do you feel inspired and fully engaged in the interactions you have with teachers, staff, and students?  Are students fully seen for who they are?  Is their inner potential unleashed?  […]

Higher Vibrancy Supported by the Other — Recommended Readings

de Waal, Frans, The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society, 2009, New York: Three Rivers Press.  Look inside the book here. Grant, Adam, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, 2013, New York: Viking.  Look inside the book here. Pink, Daniel H. To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, 2012, New […]

Higher Vibrancy Starts with Your Self — Recommended Readings

Ury, William, Getting to Yes with Yourself and Other Worthy Opponents, New York: HarperOne. Read an excerpt here. Holden, Robert, Shift Happens: How to Live an Inspired Life…Starting Right Now!, New York: Hay House. If vibrancy is a choice, you can choose to enter the agreements that support the level of vibrancy you want.  You can […]