Purpose:

Essence
HolacracyOne is clarity, sovereignty, love.

Blessing
HolacracyOne’s blessing is to free people to lead themselves.

Mission
HolacracyOne’s mission is to create a world with no more victims, no more villains, and no need for saviors.

Message
"Your organizational form is obsolete. Consciousness needs a bigger channel to do its work. It’s time to allow Love to work through organizations in the same way it works through saints and sages. Organizations are the architects of the future of humanity; make them better."

Note: HolacracyOne uses the purpose discovery framework and four aspects of purpose from Tim Kelley's book "True Purpose".

  • Financial Steward

    Purpose:

    Steward the organization's financial reserves, with harmony and balance across all stakeholders

    Domains:

    • Distributions to our Members and Partners, including advances on distributions
    • The Organization's Target Base Draw

    Accountabilities:

    • Determining the organization's Distributable Cash Flow and triggering distributions to Members accordingly, including deciding when and how much to add to such distributions later to pay down built-up capital accounts from prior years, and/or to pay in advance for the current year
    • Setting the Organization's Target Base Draw amount
    • Managing the Organization's investment portfolio (assets beyond @General Company's base operating cash reserves) in alignment with anticipated cash needs and other key contexts
  • Investor Rep

    for C Unit Holders

    Purpose:

    The Organization as an effective investment vehicle for its investors

    Accountabilities:

    • Representing the Investor Context within the Organization
  • Legal Foundation

    Purpose:

    Exquisite foundational legal docs for the company

    Domains:

    • Partnership Grant Agreements

    Accountabilities:

    • Crafting and evolving the organization's foundational legal docs, including its operating agreement, partnership grant agreements, and unit subscription docs
  • Purpose Guide

    Purpose:

    Guide the organization towards its higher purpose

    Accountabilities:

    • Identifying and proposing updates to the purpose of the organization when appropriate
    • Monitoring the @General_Company_Circle's overall stewardship and steering of the organization towards deeper expressions of its purpose
    • Championing the Organization's purpose and key brands in broader networks, and making purpose-aligned connections when useful and appropriate
Purpose:

Essence
HolacracyOne is clarity, sovereignty, love. 

Blessing
HolacracyOne’s blessing is to free people to lead themselves. 

Mission
HolacracyOne’s mission is to create a world with no more victims, no more villains, and no need for saviors. 

Message
"Your organizational form is obsolete. Consciousness needs a bigger channel to do its work. It’s time to allow Love to work through organizations in the same way it works through saints and sages. Organizations are the architects of the future of humanity; make them better."

HolacracyOne uses the purpose discovery framework and four aspects of purpose from Tim Kelley's book "True Purpose".

  • Compensation Architect

    Purpose:

    The right compensation system for the Organization and its Partners

    Domains:

    • H1 products/services offered to Partners as part of compensation system

    Accountabilities:

    • Designing, implementing, and evolving the Organization’s overall systems & related processes for determining Partner compensation
    • Defining and publishing the organization's possible compensation tiers, along with general criteria to guide others in assessing placements within it
  • Compensation Guardian

    Purpose:

    Fair relative compensation levels, aligned with @Compensation_Architect's guidance

    Accountabilities:

    • Assessing proposals for compensation placements against other existing placements, and against the general guidance published by @Compensation Architect
    • Sharing perspectives on request about criteria that would be meaningful to them in considering compensation comparisons (e.g. comparable archetypes, location, company size, include benefits?, etc.)
    • Providing feedback to partners upon request after their compensation proposals have received a vote
  • Constitution Steward

    Purpose:

    The Holacracy Constitution; legally-grounded, projection-free, & continually-evolving

    Domains:

    • Holacracy Constitution Content

    Accountabilities:

    • Drafting successive versions of the Holacracy Constitution to concretize and formalize effective patterns and core best-practices that have emerged in the practice and application of Holacracy
    • Clarifying Holacracy-related concepts or language in the Holacracy Constitution upon request, and hosting general informative sessions for Partners upon updating the Constitution
    • Reviewing draft tools and materials upon request and offering feedback on their alignment with the rules, methods, and intent captured in the Constitution
    • Coordinating releases of Constitution roll-outs, including soliciting impact of intended timing from each major business line
  • Partnership Assessor

    Purpose:

    Requisite partner/org relationships consummated, and requisite transitions enacted

    Accountabilities:

    • Interviewing new Partner candidates and assessing whether to invite them into the partnership, upon request of any relevant Role
    • Assessing Partners for continued partnership during scheduled Partnership Reviews
    • Sharing information and context at an appropriate moment about partners transitioning out of the organization
    • Assessing partnership grant proposals
  • Partnership Steward

    Purpose:

    A healthy tribe and tribe space for HolacracyOne, where partners thrive while contributing their gifts

    Accountabilities:

    • Assessing nominees for the @Partnership Steward role
    • Identifying polarity imbalances at play and relevant in HolacracyOne's culture, and, when one is identified, calling attention to the value of both poles, to the pitfalls of unbalanced overuse of both poles, and to examples within H1 of effective use of the underbalanced pole
    • Negotiating customized Partner Relationships that maximize contribution from partners who HolacracyOne wants substantially more from than is otherwise reasonable
  • Spending Guardian

    Purpose:

    Resources spent wisely and retained wisely

    Accountabilities:

    • Evaluating potential expenditures upon request and after escalation in the normal spending authorization flow
Purpose: Attract interest with a compelling and authentic brand narrative; serve internal stakeholders by connecting our target audience with their relevant products and services
  • Book Writer

    Purpose:

    Unspecified

    Accountabilities:

    • Writing content for Holacracy books, in alignment with the overall outline, target voice, and strategic direction for each book set by @Holacracy Spokesperson
  • Holacracy Spokesperson

    Purpose:

    Crystalize & convey the Holacracy brand - reveal its why to the world

    Domains:

    Accountabilities:

    • Heralding Holacracy to and within relevant broader contexts, including press channels, media organizations, purpose-aligned movements, partner organizations and associations, and potential key strategic clients