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Welcome to Progression Read, an online community discovering the future of meaningful work together.

Our mission is to help organizations create extraordinary products by developing fulfilling work environments for their teams.

In American football, a “progression read” is a designed play where the quarterback looks to pass the ball to the first open teammate. As the play develops, the quarterback “works through the progressions”, scanning the field quickly to find an open teammate, reacting to how the opponent is defending the play.

What we believe

We believe that the organizations of the future will operate just like a progression read, shifting away from strict, predictable control towards sensing and responding quickly to feedback in the environment.

They will build great products by focusing on:

At Progression Read, we investigate how forward-thinking organizations are enabling great work today, including:

Connect with us

We are interested in meeting with individuals interested in discussing the future of work. Please reach out through Twitter (@JimEngland) or email (