Firstly we want to thank you for striving to be an active community member, this not only benefits you but the community as a whole, as we continue to grow and drive the ExO movement around the world!
In this article we list the numerous ways that you can engage with the community and the outside world. The activities that are listed in this article are expanded upon in further articles. If you have any questions you can always use the chat feature in the platform or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage the use of the ‘powered by OpenExO’ logo in order to promote the community. You can find shared resources here.
We also encourage you to ensure that your profile shows off who you are. You can find out more information about creating an amazing profile here.
Community members can engage with ExO and the OpenExO community in the following ways:
Write and respond in the Circles on the OpenExO Platform
Drive a new topic/initiative within the OpenExO Community
We are a community driven organization and welcome community members coming up with new initiatives, business ideas, topic conversations and anything else they want to see happen in the community. If you want to bounce around your idea with someone from the core team first, you can contact email@example.com.
Complete the Foundations Certification
The foundations certification is an entry level program that is free for all new members, it gives you a basic knowledge of ExO and opens up the ability for you to run awake sessions as well as to respond to opportunities in the Marketplace. For more information take a look at the articles below:
How to Complete the ExO Foundations Certification
Foundations Certification FAQ
Write articles online
We encourage community members to share their knowledge, research, data and experience in relation to the ExO Model, Exponential Technologies and business innovation. You can share potential articles in the community circle should you require input from the community. Once published we do ask that you acknowledge OpenExO and any community members that contributed to the article or content.
Post on Social Media
Posting content on social media is one way that we are able to spread the ExO Movement and ensure that it is brought to the mainstream. When posting on social media we ask that you tag @OpenExO (we are active on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and you can use the following Hashtags, using tags that go beyond ExO drive greater reach:
Other hashtags that are relevant to the topic of your post.
Create podcasts and video content
One way for you as a community member to drive your own ExO brand is by creating more interactive content such as podcasts and video content. As with writing articles we encourage collaboration with the community.
Run an Awake Session
Awake sessions are one hour talks that are designed to show people what exponential organizations are all about, once you have completed the foundations certification you will unlock a tool on the platform which gives you all the relevant information to do this. For more information take a look at the article below:
Organizing and running an Awake Session
Complete the Consultant Certification
The Consultant Certification is a 4 week practical program that gives you hands on experience and practical learning about how to offer ExO services and consult with clients to transform the world for a better future. This program gives participants the necessary skills to become a disruptive industry specialist and to offer ExO services. The program is run completely online. Successful completion of the program unlocks the ability to offer the ExQ survey to your clients as well as the consultant circle for discussion with other consultants. For more information take a look at the article below:
How to become a Certified ExO Consultant
Consultant Certification FAQ
Consultant Certification Info package
Consultant Certification application page
Complete the Sprint Coach Certification
The Coach Certification is a 6 week practical program that gives you hands on experience and practical learning about being an ExO Sprint Coach. The program is run in teams of 5 individuals and participants interact online through video conference tools. The program gives participants the skills to become an ExO Sprint coach and unlocks the ability to offer sprints through the OpenExO platform for your clients. Successful participants will also be added to the Coach Circle and will be eligible for participation as a coach on sprints being run by community members and partners. For more information take a look at the articles below:
How to become a Certified ExO Sprint Coach
Sprint Coach Certification FAQ
Sprint Coach Certification Info package
Sprint Coach Certification application page (requires ExO Consultant Certification)
Run or participate in ExO Services
Participate in a community Webinar
On a regular basis we run webinars and encourage community members with expertise to share to contact us in order to be interviewed in one of our Webinars. You can contact us via the platform or firstname.lastname@example.org
Become an ExO Ambassador
Ambassadors are individuals that act to drive the ExO movement in their sphere of influence whether that be in their location or field of interest. The ambassador certification is a self paced certification that requires participants to complete practical tasks. Ambassadors are also required to complete certain tasks in order to keep their Ambassador badge on the platform. For more information take a look at the article below:
How to become an ExO Ambassador
Speak about ExO at an event
We encourage all community members who are comfortable with public speaking to do so. You can consult with fellow community members should you want to share experiences and knowledge. You can publish your speaking engagements on the OpenExO Website if they are related to ExO. For more information take a look at the article below:
Creating an Event on the OpenExO Website
Run an ExOMeetup
ExOMeetups are local events run by ambassadors around the world in order to share more about ExO and drive engagement with companies, the community and to drive the ExO movement. For more information take a look at the article below:
Running an ExOMeetup
Complete the Trainer Certification
The ExO Trainer certification is a two week online course that gives you the ability to run ExO workshops. You are required to be an ExO Consultant or Coach in order to apply to be a trainer. For more information take a look at the article below:
How to become a Certified ExO Trainer
Run an ExO Workshop
ExO workshops are one or two day events that can be run either for a public gathering or a company. ExO Trainers can run these workshops.