Tag Archives: Innovative Approach

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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e3 (eCubed) = Everyone Everywhere Everyday by Jim Ritchie-Dunham

Almost every form of wellbeing measured today finds success for some people in some places some of the time.  Income, happiness, health.  Some have it, some of the time, and most do not, most of the time. In all of our … 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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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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3 Ways Embracing Curiosity Can Change Your Life

EVER WONDER WHAT CURIOSITY CAN DO FOR YOU? AUTHOR WARREN BERGER LOOKS AT HOW THE TENDENCY TO WONDER IS A SECRET TO SUCCESS. WRITTEN BY Warren Berger Brian Grazer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood, with film credits … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Gar Alperovitz

by Scott Gast (Orion Magazine) The Next System Project is an effort to “think boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic difficulties facing the United States.” Can you tell us more about it? It is increasingly obvious … Continue reading

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Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

  Tom Pohlmann Neethi Mary Thomas Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning … 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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5 Conditions for Sifting Social Fields by Otto Scharmer

(note:  photos were removed; graphics were retained) Last week at MIT I hosted a group of leaders and change makers from Indonesia. With its 17,000 islands and 250 million inhabitants, Indonesia is the third largest democracy and the biggest Muslim … Continue reading

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