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Learning and Leading Through the Badlands

We hear a lot about complexity in the business world today — specifically, that increasing complexity is making it tougher than ever for companies …

Appreciative Inquiry: Igniting Transformative Action

In the streets of Seattle, Washington, last year, the world witnessed a striking expression of social concern. An array of highly disparate groups — …

Integrating Entrepreneurship with Professional Leadership

The successful entrepreneurial journey lies at the heart of the American dream. Historically, Americans have had a romance with those who, in the words …

Lessons from Everest: The Role of Collaborative Leadership in Crisis

On May 10, 1996, 26 climbers from several expeditions reached the summit of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain. At 29,028 feet, the peak …

The World Cafe: Living Knowledge Through Conversations That Matter

Consider all the learning that occurs as people move from place to place inside and outside an organization, carrying insights and ideas from one …

Learning As a Biological Process

Imagine yourself walking from your car to the office. On the small patch of lawn adjacent to the parking lot, you see 20 employees …

Societal Learning: Creating Big-Systems Change

Innovative approaches to solving large societal problems are producing some impressive results. Banks are teaming up with community groups to find ways to generate …

Evolutionary Leadership: A Dynamic Approach to Managing Complexity

Why do some companies grow while others shrink? Why are some firms extraordinarily successful over the years while others even those in the same …

Emergent Learning in Action: The After Action Review

Since the Industrial Revolution, our organizations and society at large have held three biases regarding learning. First, the transmission of knowledge from an outside …

Manage by Means, Not Results

Etion line may churn out three different car models in 10 different colors. Sounds inefficient, doesn’t it? At the very least, Toyota’s shop floors …