One of the biggest challenges faced by any Transition Initiative is that they are largely non-hierarchical, volunteer-based organizations.
Right now humans are not getting the feedback from their own systems needed to set society on a sustainable course. Could an emerging new form of organization change that and provide the structure for making rapid progress on critical issues such as climate change and resource depletion?
There’s something mysterious about how complicated things gets when other people get involved!
How important do you think securing funding is for Transition Initiatives? Is it essential or can TIs survive and thrive well without it?
How do we decide where we want to go as a group? What is our vision as group and how does this fit with our purpose? What re some of the common problems with not knowing where we are going and how can we create a culture where we are all pulling together?
Are group problems the result of the “wrong” personalities? Or of communication problems? Or of lack of information or skills?