Tag Archives: Change

Purpose After Polman: How the Poster Child for Purpose Paved the Way for Future Leadership

http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/leadership/aaron_pickering/purpose_after_polman_how_poster_child_purpose_paved_way_fu   Last month, when news broke that Unilever would begin the search for Paul Polman’s successor, it sent shockwaves through the business world. As the poster child for Purpose in business, what would this mean for the future of businesses that aim to grow … Continue reading

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What this World Needs By Margaret Wheatley

  This world does not need more entrepreneurs. This world does not need more technology breakthroughs. This world needs leaders. We need leaders who put service over self, who can be steadfast through crises and failures, who want to stay … Continue reading

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Employee ownership and the next system–Interview with Professor Joseph R. Blasi

The Democracy Collaborative’s Research Director Thomas Hanna and Next System Project Deputy Director Dana Brown sat down with Dr. Joseph Blasi pre-eminent expert on employee ownership, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and regular contributor to … Continue reading

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Changing on the Job Developing Leaders for a Complex World by Jennifer Garvey Berger

Book Review in the Harvard Educational Review Developing professionals, especially leaders, who can understand and effectively navigate the complexities of twenty-first-century organizational life—a central aim of many adult educators, school administrators, professional coachevars, and organizational consultants—is a daunting and critical … Continue reading

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MITx u.lab: Education As Activating Social Fields

Being a part of this Mitx U.Lab experience opened fields of possibilities for me. Thank you Otto Scharmer et al.   Otto Scharmer Senior Lecturer, MIT; Co-founder, Presencing Institute  Until last year, the number of students in my classes at MIT … Continue reading

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Appreciative Inquiry and the Power of Negative Thinking

Why we need to overcome our negative bias and six ways to do it  All of you who are familiar with the Appreciative Inquiry approach to organisational, project and personal development will be aware of the following “Big Five” interlinked and overlapping … Continue reading

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Leading change: First in the subtle, then in the world.

by ancaspari If you want to lead change – personal, organizational or societal – you have to know intimately how change works. This includes experiential clarity in knowing how to overcome – and help overcome – resistance towards change. It … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Proposes To Boost Worker-Ownership Of Companies

August 17, 2015 Dave Johnson Businesses are run for a profit that goes into the pockets of the business’ “investors.” To be an investor requires that you have money. This is a rigged system that by definition channels the returns … Continue reading

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Eight Acupuncture Points for Transforming Capitalism

Otto Scharmer  www.ottoscharmer.com Posted: 06/15/2014 9:05 pm EDT Updated: 08/15/2014 5:59 am EDT I’m just returning from the annual BALLE conference in Oakland. BALLE (the Business Association for Local Living Economies), is the fastest-growing network of sustainable and value-based enterprises in North America. It was founded … Continue reading

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Leading with an Integral Consciousness Emerging from the Future

 Stefan Peter Goetz: an excerpt from his book   Tools of change If we want to lead with a 7.0 consciousness emerging from the future, then the time is now. With essence and candor for the highest potential of organizations, employees, … Continue reading

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