A freelancer family with a supportive eco-system for collaborative projects.
A trust network built from the social dynamics of recommendations.
Sharing jobs, skills, content, knowledge, networks, resources and tools.
Community is enriched by a culture of generosity, based on our true human nature.
Providing for purpose driven people, a place to call home.
Purpose through exploration.
Freedom through contribution.
Support through community.
We build a system of mutual support by committing to each-other for the future, formed on shared values and trust, this lays the fundamental blocks for creation.
A new social contract born from your network, giving you the tools to collaborate with the people that matter to you.
It's someone there to give you feedback, wise on your challenge, helping you break through that wall.
Ideas or struggles within projects are surfaced to those who'd be interested to help, partner or collaborate in a team.
United we can specialise in our passions, while being free in our ambitions.
Members design a central personalised cockpit to overview their life projects, embedded in the movement of the network. Combining tools in pursuit of the ideal digital home.
Community curated content, ideas, jobs and resources are there at your fingertips. Simple capture of needs, struggles and intentions gives others the chance to fill in the gaps
Contribution to others in the collective builds social capital for your long term growth.
Give what you can, when you can.
Get help when you need it.
A network of trust and reputation protects from those on the take, so you can feel secure in how you choose to give.
This sharing network brings freedom back to our lives using our spare capacity or assets.
We value your craft, so put it to work for your longterm lifestyle. The four hour work week applied at scale to turn side projects into lifestyles.
Make it well.
Make it once.
Share it with the community.
Sell it to the world.
Common pools of resources create a third brain of vetted knowledge at your fingertips, grown and maintained by partners, members and contributors.
Jobs and opportunities from anywhere, opened up to the whole.
Every innovation on process, shared across disciplines.
Giving the benefits of companies and supercharging your workflow, carving paths to new markets and the audiences that need you.
Projects can kick off in the collective from a variety of agreements. Equity, cash and reputation can all be balanced to create custom omni-win relationships.
Allowing "skin in the game" collaborations means success is spread among contributors, promoting ownership of work over trading of time.
With the combined marketing might of the ONCE network, we bring a truly generative approach to building digital awareness.
By bringing together the ecosystem elements of ONCE, purpose and lifestyle of each member can be prioritised by the whole.
We bring the jobs and projects that speak to your ambitions, providing freedom to explore new interests through contribution and alignment.
Co-designed physical spaces give us our sanctuary from the hamster wheel of city life.
Through the interactions across the collective we evolve how we show up for each-other.
Bringing awareness to our interactions and a growth driven perspective to all we do.
Open feedback to fellow members helps cover all blindspots.
Together we can build a toolbox of lights, mirrors, and frames to see ourselves and the world with clarity.
Shared for all to build from...
Imagine bringing all the ways of knowing identity into a central space. Gradually organising your perspectives and history to help you build a holistic wisdom of yourself, so you share it with those you trust.
Let us walk in your shoes, for together, we can build the ones you need for the road ahead.
These centralised and honest identities help us navigate with honesty and clarity in our projects.
Aligning our ambitions for ultimate intrinsic leverage, our advantage comes through our collectivism.
Through deep insight from shared exploration, the path to self actualisation begins to emerge.
By uniting you to co-creators on similar roads, egos placed on the table in service to the mission, your sights can be set far higher.
And when you find that solution, for the problem you were made to solve, we will help you show it to the world.
The community is maintained through a combination of semi-regular calls, open and private spaces online, and telegram groups set up for location or discipline specific callouts.
Currently in this beta phase of the collective, core membership is based on loyalty and contribution.
In return for for social and professional support, when a client project is on the horizon, freelance members chosen for the project are expected to make best effort to book out the time, and work for less than their usual market rate.
There are many pathways of contribution toward the mission of ONCE, custom suited to the needs and abundance of each member.
However membership benefits can also be gained through a variety of other means. All providing different levels of access based on their degree of commitment and value to the collective as a whole.
Contribution to collective projects
Sharing assets, resources or opportunities with the collective
Collaborating with other members on their projects
Engagement in the community with feedback or advice
Multiple levels of involvement are available in the collective depending on comfort for commitment.
Those entering trust networks make a stake with sweat effort or resources, and can invite new members once vouched for by the community.
As the Collective is built on a network of trust, seeking honesty in all interactions is a high priority.
Honesty in our abilities, mistakes, weaknesses and strengths helps mitigate risk and bring growth as a community.
The power of creating open feedback loops between each-other builds a resilient culture, prepared for whatever challenges present themselves, personally and collectively.
Not something for a poster, but active practice.
Within these boundaries we have nothing to hide.
By frequently seeking true feedback across areas, we prioritise long term growth over short term pain.
Critical personal and project feedback is needed from the community to ensure Collective resources are put to best use.
We strive to recognise our own fallacies, biases and traumas through working with each-other.
Boosting self belief, but keeping ego in check.
It's expected to give and receive honest feedback in each engagement, with a curiosity to understand and improve.
Once sets out to change a cultural and economic mindset of scarcity, to one of abundance.
From rivalry to true collaboration.
Generosity creates a generative cycle and gratitude increases the gift as it flows.
Influenced by some of the oldest models of tribal cohesion, this commitment to each-other will develop a kind of community rarely seen in the modern world.
Take up the call to help others achieve and it will come back tenfold.
Just don’t forget to send the elevator back down.