ENTs represent the first of the three P=ENTS roles. An ENT is someone who has completed stages 1-4 of the P=ENTS methodology and therefore has significant practical experience of implementing the P=ENTS methodology in a community.
Drawing inspiration from the Ents of the Lord of the Rings, ENTs share similar personality traits and approaches to life and community building. They embody the values of truth, beauty and goodness. They also have a thorough appreciation of the 12 principles, the 40 tenets and how to promote education, narrative, transparency and structure to ensure community progress.
As an ENT, the community builder has a proven understanding of the P=ENTS methodology and its application. They have successfully implemented the methodology, experienced its outcomes, and can provide valuable insights and guidance to others.
ENTs serve as role models within the P=ENTS community, inspiring and mentoring community builders in earlier stages of their journey.
A TEN is an authority who has developed expertise in one or more of the four P=ENTS pillars: Education, Narrative, Transparency and/or Structure. A TEN can also be an external subject matter expert on the focus of a community where the P=ENTS methodology is being implemented.
The term "TEN" reflects their mastery of the ten principles in their area of expertise.
TENs play a crucial role in advancing the theoretical understanding and application of the P=ENTS methodology. They contribute to the development of knowledge and best practices within specific domains or pillars of P=ENTS.
Their expertise enriches the community's collective understanding and supports the successful implementation of the P=ENTS methodology in diverse contexts.
A NET is a community builder who actively seeks out communities in need of the P=ENTS methodology. They cast their "net" wide to increase awareness of the P=ENTS methodology and are expert in conveying its benefits. NETs serve as connectors, bringing together communities and community builders who can benefit from implementing P=ENTS.
NETs are skilled networkers, educators and messengers. They engage in outreach efforts to identify potential communities that can benefit from the P=ENTS methodology. They educate community leaders and members about the advantages of implementing the methodology, highlighting its potential for transformative impact.
NETs also facilitate the establishment of partnerships and collaborations between communities, fostering a broader network of P=ENTS practitioners.
NETS are eligible for a commission of 5% of the contract value for every referral they make that leads to a successful implementation of the P=ENTS methodology in a community. This incentivises NETs to actively promote and advocate for the adoption of P=ENTS.
Since TENs and NETs have already reached the pinnacle of their chosen vocations, they always remain at Stage 5 (Alliance) of the P=ENTS stages. However, ENTs can continue to progress to higher stages in the life of a P=ENTS community member if they put in the required work.