The Mycelium Promise

Guided by mycelium – the neural network of the planet – we respond to the needs of our time and create experiences that are engaging, nourishing and weave a living, learning network for social transformation.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

1. Health of the Whole

    1. Nourish yourself as you nourish others and the whole.
    2. Attend to the healing that is necessary.
    3. Foster connections across differences to increase healthy interdependence.

2. Emergent Growth and Development

    1. Decentralize leadership and growth.
    2. Decide locally, inform broadly.
    3. Encourage agency.

3. Adaptive

    1. Reflective.
    2. Responsive to needs, building on the past.
    3. Intentional growth that is conscious of impact.
    4. Growth includes necessary healing.
      1. Transfer nutrients and information to places in need.
      2. Foster regeneration.
      3. Seek guidance from the wisdom of the margins and the collective.
    5. Invite participation. Enable choice.

4. Networked Partnerships

    1. Interconnected, mutually beneficial relationships.
    2. Acting as a network of connected single-cell organisms.
      1. Amplify authenticity, individual identity, and the giving and receiving of nutrients.
      2. Make visible the individual’s connections to the greater whole/narrative/mission.
    3. Foster connections across differences to increase healthy interdependence.

5. Life & Death

    1. Grow life, support death.
    2. Unlearn and release — allowing and supporting the grief process.
    3. Learn and integrate.