Principles for A World Welcoming All Voices (Part 1)

Liberating Structures

by Keith McCandless and friends

Figure 1: Ten LS Principles published in 2013 (short form). The principles are guiding rules and statements of what is possible when LS are part of everyday interactions. They specify simple rules that describe how people organize and adapt creatively. See Table 1 in Part 2 for detailed must do’s and must not do’s associated with each principle.

The Operating System of Liberating Structures: Language of Deliberate Irony Spurs Deep Accountability

Intentionally Equitable Hospitality as Manifested in Liberating Structures

Why am I here?

The Principles Alive in the LS Community of Practice (CoP)

The Wonderment of Learning by Failing Forward

Leaning Into Power Dynamics

The New Shines Light On the Old

Build to Learn by Failing Forward

Lifting the Weight Off My Shoulders

Reimagining Organisations, One Conversation At A Time

LS Principles playfully illustrated by Tracy Roberts, graphic facilitator and serious doodler.

Closing Part 1

Photo by David Gasser

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Keith is co-developer of Liberating Structures and co-author of the book The Surprising Power of Liberating Structures ...

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Keith McCandless

Keith is co-developer of Liberating Structures and co-author of the book The Surprising Power of Liberating Structures ...