Year 2018 in a glimpse

  • Consent Circle started in Ahmedabad, Gujarat every month. Consent Circle is the space where participants gather and then learn & experience consent based decision making in context of their life/work/business.
  • Sessions with entrepreneurs on “Sociocracy- a modern management approach” at Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Average 1 session per month…
  • Workshop with childrens on “Art of collective thinking” for Dream India Camp, Oasis Movement, Karnali, Chanod, Gujarat
  • Talk on ” Dynamic Governance” at Baroda Management Association, Baroda, Gujarat
  • IDEC 2018- John Buck has presented at Indian Democratic Education Conference 2018 on “Beyond democracy… beyond sociocracy”. We had participants from many country like India, Germany, Australia, USA, Ukraine, New Zealand and Nepal.
Introduction of John and team by IIM-B member
  • Workshop on “Sociocracy: working together with ease and fun” at United Theological College, Bangalore. We had participants from age of 16 to 75 in this workshop and people from different walk of like consultant, trainer, educator, home schooler, business owner, and social activist. This workshop was lead by John Buck and co-facilitated by Umesh Mangroliya, Saumya Sharma,Charlie Shread , Marianne Osorio, and Sandeep Shetty. This workshop was organized by Co-Creative Solutions, Ahmedabad in collaboration with GovernanceAlive,LLC, USA
  • Workshop on “Sociocracy” with NCN (Neibourhood Community Network) in Hyderabad. This was organized for the passionate and dedicated leadership team of NCN / Children’s Parliament Global , the amazing people at Montfort Social Institute – MSI , Rainbow Homes and other associate of MSI and NCN. These People are doing amazing job with childrens, young people and family for parliament formation and functioning in Neighborhoods and slum area. This workshop was lead by John Buck and co-facilitated by Umesh Mangroliya, Sandeep Shetty,Charlie Shread , Marianne Osorio, and Arvind Shivakumar.
  • Session on “Work Smarter Together” at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Ahmedabad, Guajarat. PDPU is the most renowned university in petroleum sector. John Buck (speaker) has almost addressed 550 people at a time in auditorium. There were students, professors, head of departments, business owners, employee, researchers, admin, and staff.
    This workshop was organized by Co-Creative Solutions, Ahmedabad and GovernanceAlive,LLC, USA in collaboration with PDPU, Ahmedabad.
  • Session on “Company wide agility with beyond budgeting, open space and sociocracy“at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad for their post graduate students in family business and entrepreneurship.
Participants doing octopus exercise
  • Workshop on “work smarter together: making it possible with dynamic governance”. This workshop was organized by Co-Creative Solutions, Ahmedabad and GovernanceAlive,LLC, USA in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad. We had participants from the different part of India, like Tamilnadu, Rajasthan, Bihar, Gujarat, and Maharashtra… and people from different walk of life like entrepreneurs, faculty, HR, admin, researchers, freelancers… Thank you John Buck from GovernanceAlive, USA, Dr. Pankaj Bharti from EDII, Biren Shah, Sandeep Shetty, Siddharth Rajvanshi and all participants to make this workshop very inspiring, engaging and successful.
  • 2 day advance workshop on “Taking sociocracy forward…” in Mumbai. We had many meaningful interaction on how to take sociocracy forward in India. This website is one of the result out of that gathering. And some reflection on individual’s sociocracy journey and what would help them to take it forward. We are grateful to John Buck, Sandeep Shetty, Biren Shah, Rayn Samson, Jitendra Gupta for their complete presence and excitement to make this happen!

Thank you so much to everyone who have walked with us in 2018 directly and indirectly. We couldn’t thank you enough!

Looking forward to such more experiences and exciting opportunities in 2019!

Gratitude & Love,

Umesh Mangroliya

Author: Umesh Mangroliya

I am founder and the principal consultant, trainer, and facilitator at Co-Creative Solutions. I work with organizations and individuals to create my vision of ‘seeing the world where everybody is excited to go to the workplace in the morning and feel fulfilled when they return home’. My main area of expertise is ‘to make anything effective and efficient by working collaboratively’. I have also started sharing my learning by holding and facilitating open-sessions on, ‘Sociocracy’ in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

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