Purpose: Attract interest with a compelling and authentic brand narrative; connect our target audience with Holacracy products and services that are relevant and useful to them
  • Aficionado

    for GlassFrog




    • Giving interviews with Storyteller, contracted writers, and academic researchers

    • Reviewing and editing ghost-written blog posts to ensure they accurately reflect Aficionado's voice

Purpose: Healthy partners, healthy tribe, healthy collisions
  • Badge Bootstrapper

    for Technical Badges


    Highly discerning and conservative Badge grants to bootstrap just enough people into new Badges


    • Assessing Partners for Badges upon their self-nomination, when there aren't yet enough people who actually hold the Badge and work with the Partner who can reasonably assess

    • Reviewing and assessing proposed additions or changes to the Badge Library

  • Partner Partner

    for Heather until Aug 2018


    A helping hand for partners


    • Answering questions from Partners about Holacracy, the company's activities, the partnership, and how all of these work together

    • Talking with Partners upon request to help them build perspective on tension processing pathways including differentiating tensions best processed personally versus organizationally

    • Supporting Partners to find a professional development path in the partnership upon request

    • Initiating conversations with new Partners to provide thought-partnership on their transition into the company

    • Documenting completed tasks on the new Partners onboarding checklist as defined by Courtship and Onboarding Process

  • Tenured Partner


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


    • 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

    • Assessing candidates for Tenured Partner status, upon a Partner's self-nomination

    • Sharing information and context at an appropriate moment about partners transitioning out of the organization

    • 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

    • Assessing partnership grant proposals

Purpose: Satisfy the customer, with @Product_Vision as proxy, through early and continuous delivery of truly valuable software
  • Developer


    Satisfy the customer, with @Product_Vision as proxy, through early and continuous delivery of truly valuable software


    • Implementing GlassFrog user stories, bug fixes, and chores in alignment with development practices set by Scrum Master

    • Testing new functionality before each production deployment

    • Providing input into estimation at the request of Scrum Master

    • Sharing development challenges with Product Delivery, API Product Designer, and Developer as challenges arise

    • Demonstrating working software to Product Delivery regularly and frequently, and integrating feedback surfaced by Product Delivery

    • Soliciting feedback and input from Product Delivery early and often during the development of each user story

    • Evaluating technical skills of candidate role-fillers on request of Technical Screener, using the process and guidelines defined by that role

    • Orienting new Developer role fillers on GlassFrog functionality upon request

    • Adding infra stories to get rid of dead code as observed

Purpose: Evolve humanity’s relationship to power.
  • Facilitator


    Circle governance and operational practices aligned with the Constitution.


    • Facilitating the Circle’s constitutionally-required meetings

    • Auditing the meetings and records of Sub-Circles as needed, and declaring a Process Breakdown upon discovering a pattern of behavior that conflicts with the rules of the Constitution

  • Investor Context Link

    for D Unit Holders (until Dec. 31, 2018)


    The Organization as an effective investment vehicle for its investors


    • Representing the Investor Context within the Organization

Purpose: Enable and accelerate self-organization through software; make it so easy that anyone can do it
  • Holacracy Implementation


    To bridge Holacracy implementation services into the circle


    • Communicating with the Holacracy Implementation Engagement Lead as needed to select appropriate support services

    • Scheduling selected workshops and Q&A sessions with circle and sub-circle members and a coach as recommended by the Holacracy Implementation Engagement Lead

  • Product Delivery

    for web


    Ship it!


    • User-facing GlassFrog functionality


    • Prioritizing user stories, bugs, and chores into and grooming the product development backlog in alignment with priorities set by Product Vision

    • Breaking down high-level feature sets into shippable user stories at the request of Product Vision

    • Reviewing work in progress software and providing feedback to Developer

    • Evaluating completed stories and accepting once ready for deployment

    • Attending iteration planning meetings

    • Advocating for deploys and the shipping of software

Purpose: Partners connecting in real time and real space
  • Space Steward




    • Outfitting the house at Half Hill with all the furniture and housewares HolacracyOne needs, within target aesthetic defined by The Designer

    • Arranging and setting up everything needed for a functional working space and triaging adjustments as needed in the house at Half Hill

  • The Designer




    • Designing a target aesthetic for each area of the house, and selecting anchor pieces that capture and convey that aesthetic

    • Integrating any Objections from others filling The Designer role to proposed target aesthetics and anchor selections before enacting any changes

Purpose: Evolve humanity’s relationship to power
  • Spending Guardian


    Resources spent wisely and retained wisely


    • Evaluating potential expenditures upon request and after escalation in the normal spending authorization flow