This is not a book of theory

This is a practical resource to help you create radically collaborative, innovative, and caring workplaces where people thrive.

A co-authored collection of stories and guidance from the front lines of organisational innovation.

  • Expand your thinking

    Fresh ideas and inspiration for building a different kind of workplace.

  • Grow your capacity

    Learn to lead and innovate differently with new practices to adopt.

  • Useful processes and tools

    Practical methods to test in your organisation immediately.

For the development of people, teams and organisations

Enspiral is a community of entrepreneurs experimenting at the edges of ownership, governance, decision making, resource sharing, and organisational design. After a decade of testing and growing ideas, we created this book to share vision, reflections, and insights to encourage others.

By innovators, for innovators

Co-authored with love by a community.

After nearly a decade of experimenting at the edges of ownership, governance, decision making, resource sharing, and organisational design, we co-wrote this book to share vision, reflections, and insights. Learn more about the co-authors.

Meet the authors
  • Anders Rune Jenson

    "It is probably the best book about running a non-hierarchical organization I have read since The Seven-Day Weekend by Ricardo Semler. Highly recommended."
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  • The Seeds Podcast

    "Really deserves to be better known as it is a quality business focused book that challenges existing paradigms of what is possible. It is packed full of wisdom based on real life experiences of these entrepreneurs who are also community builders at heart."
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  • Outsea

    "What I see in Enspiral is a bunch of corporate astronauts, collectively 10 years ahead on a journey that many of us are just—often unknowingly—starting now." Read more

  • P2P Foundation

    "For those interested in the nitty-gritty of how to build more democratic structures, however, as well as some stories to restore faith in humanity then it is definitely worth a read."Read more

  • Team Human Podcast

    Susan and Ants spoke with Douglas Rushkoff about the bigger ideas behind the book and the force driving the creation and progression of Enspiral. Listen here.

  • Radio New Zealand

    Ants speaks on Radio New Zealand about one of the main themes behind the work enspiral does - tackling a broken culture of work. Listen here.

  • Make Things That Matter

    Susan speaks to Andrew Skotzko about decentralized team structures and participatory decision-making. Listen here.

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