Holacracy at KPI Agency

Holacracy is, according to founder Brian Robertson: “A radical new system for organizing power.” It’s the operating system KPI Agency uses to get things done. It’s not a “flat management” system, but a collaborative, iterative system for organizational design.

WHY HOLACRACY?

There are a lot of businesses that say they value people. And some really do. But at KPI Agency we figured the only way to really demonstrate our belief in our people was to hand them the keys. It’s one thing to say you trust someone to do their job, but it’s another entirely to give them the freedom to screw up.

At KPI Agency we believe that hiring brilliant people, and then getting out of their way, is the secret to success. That’s why we take a long time to interview people, and love to try them out on test assignments before bringing them onboard. But once on-board, we believe our people need the freedom to be great. And that includes the freedom to fail.

HOW DOES HOLACRACY WORK?

Holacracy is not a “flat structure.” Holacracy is a set of guiding principles that makes communication and shared responsibility possible. It’s a framework for structuring our organization and our work in ways that encourage autonomy, and spread accountability across the company.

The best way to learn how Holacracy works, is to watch some of the many videos online about Holacracy in practice, and to read the extensive information available at holacracy.org.



WHY DOES HOLACRACY MAKE KPI AGENCY BETTER?

Holacracy is the perfect compliment to KPI Agency’s already flexible and remote structure. When you combine Holacracy’s lean organizational style with KPI Agency’s focused and flexible team, the result is an organization that screams through projects, that corners like it’s on rails, that can truly put the human heart of each client at the center of each project, and that produces results that are unencumbered by organizational slog and process. It’s really a beautiful thing to be part of, and to watch in action.

Holacracy at KPI Agency

Holacracy is, according to founder Brian Robertson: “A radical new system for organizing power.” It’s the operating system KPI Agency uses to get things done. It’s not a “flat management” system, but a collaborative, iterative system for organizational design.

WHY HOLACRACY?

There are a lot of businesses that say they value people. And some really do. But at KPI Agency we figured the only way to really demonstrate our belief in our people was to hand them the keys. It’s one thing to say you trust someone to do their job, but it’s another entirely to give them the freedom to screw up.

At KPI Agency we believe that hiring brilliant people, and then getting out of their way, is the secret to success. That’s why we take a long time to interview people, and love to try them out on test assignments before bringing them onboard. But once on-board, we believe our people need the freedom to be great. And that includes the freedom to fail.

HOW DOES HOLACRACY WORK?

Holacracy is not a “flat structure.” Holacracy is a set of guiding principles that makes communication and shared responsibility possible. It’s a framework for structuring our organization and our work in ways that encourage autonomy, and spread accountability across the company.

The best way to learn how Holacracy works, is to watch some of the many videos online about Holacracy in practice, and to read the extensive information available at holacracy.org.



WHY DOES HOLACRACY MAKE KPI AGENCY BETTER?

Holacracy is the perfect compliment to KPI Agency’s already flexible and remote structure. When you combine Holacracy’s lean organizational style with KPI Agency’s focused and flexible team, the result is an organization that screams through projects, that corners like it’s on rails, that can truly put the human heart of each client at the center of each project, and that produces results that are unencumbered by organizational slog and process. It’s really a beautiful thing to be part of, and to watch in action.

HOLACRACY RESOURCES

We could explain Holacracy all day long, but there are numerous resources out there that do it better including:

HOLACRACY WEBSITE

visit website

HOLACRACY CONSTITUTION

read the constitution

INTRODUCTION TO HOLACRACY

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