Thank you so much for putting this AIP forward! I very much agree that we need stakeholder alignment and a mission statement. Gathering consensus on a vision is key before the DAO can truly move forward.
I think we now find ourselves with a unique opportunity to further decentralize the DAO faster than we would have done originally. We’re seeing in real time the risks that single points of failure pose. Since it looks like Cartan will not be submitting another AIP if theirs does not pass, it is more important than ever for the stakeholders to build relationships with each other in order to move the DAO forward. A common purpose and consensus will be crucial in order to do things like form the working groups that will be needed to replace Cartan as well. Having a common mission statement/vision would be a great foundation upon which to build.
It’s so encouraging to see how everyone, in the insightful and productive Twitter Space last night hosted by @herb, came together when faced with a potential crisis and left with an optimistic attitude. (link below so others don’t have to search for it)
Do you see the current situation with Cartan affecting your timeline and where the workshops will be held? We have to align pretty quicky now in order to figure out how to take over Cartan’s responsibilities.
When thinking about getting people to attend, it’s very difficult to get most people to break out of their day to day routine to do something different unless it’s fun and exciting. What are your thoughts on some sort of reward for attending, maybe something like a POAP? Or for future workshops, maybe working with @thrivegiraffe and Thank Ape to reward contributions if the AIP gets approved?
There’s also some incredible women running for Special Council, @veratheape, @Novocrypto, @Ms_NFTy@TheFatherOfAllStorms, and @jmart, who have some brilliant ideas. I’d love for them to be involved in this regardless of the results of the elections. They bring so much to the table and it would be disappointing if the input for this was mostly men.
Thanks for all your hard work in making sure the DAO is moving forward! Please let me know what I can do to help. The ApeComms team is ready to help out as well!
The ApeComm team is a great sample working group! IMO, the ApeCoin DAO needs to form more working groups below listed in order to prevent future crises. So there will be no single point of fail even if someone, in this case Cartan Group, is going to pull the plug if the ApeCoin DAO disagrees the increase.
The potential for a crisis this weekend required an all hands on deck approach and I was happy to be able to contribute. Once we’ve got some clarity on a path forward in case AIP-183 fails to pass then I’ll be right back at this. So it might shift things a week or two, but won’t have any material impact as it’s going to take some time to build consensus around mission statement. Workshop location(s) are still TBD so no change there.
Very much like the POAP idea, it can become the, “I was in the room when …” for the rebirth of the DAO. In general the goal is to construct a plan that gathers feedback from every stakeholder who has a vision for the future of the DAO.
Agree, some amazing women in the mix! Participation in this won’t be limited by the results of the elections, it’s an independent process.
Thank you for putting forth this idea. The DAO is a bit disorganized and scrambling at the moment. Further defining things like a mission statement and goals will help act as a “Northstar” in a sense to keep us aligned and headed in a general direction together (as we become more decentralized).
Love this idea and appreciate your efforts @badteeth. Not sure if a brand exploration would be part of your workshops you mentioned but i’d like to suggest it be part of this process. It will help us personify the brand, give it direction and find our tone of voice. Happy to assist on this.
Love your work and appreciate all you are doing to push the DAO forward @12GAUGE. The DAO would be lucky to have you involved on a higher level imo. Especially since “Brand Decision” is one of the subcategories of AIPs.
Thank you @badteeth for your ideas and the ApeCoin DAO community for the thoughtful discussions. A moderator will get in touch with the author to draft the AIP in the appropriate template. Once the AIP is drafted and meets all the DAO-approved guidelines, the proposal will be posted on Snapshot for live official voting at: Snapshot
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Really excited about the possibility of the DAO implementing working groups and to see the DAO working towards creating decentralized structures that promote the progress and development of this ecosystem.
Eager to see how this benefits the DAO and how the community can create value through this structure.
Love this suggestion, thank you for prompting the lively discussion @badteeth!
@12GAUGE I’d be super excited to work with you & @Brazy on brand guidelines and explorations for the DAO too, once we have a concrete vision to work towards, branding will be key to attracting & retaining talent who share our passion & vision!