Topic: Personal Mastery

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Embracing Vulnerability:A Core Leadership Discipline for Our Times

World events over the past several years have highlighted the need for new ways of exercising leadership. Such events include the ongoing crisis in …

Trust As A Systemic Structure in Our Organizations

Trust is a subject close to many people’s hearts. Whenever I make presentations on this subject, I never cease to be amazed by the …

Human Dynamics for the 21st Century

As a global society increasingly becomes a reality and people strive to come together across divisions of culture, religion, race, age, gender, and other …

The Learning Family: Bringing the Five Disciplines Home

Roger and his wife June had been struggling with differing views about how to bring up their children. Recently, Roger attended a program about …

Embodying Change: A Whole Systems Approach

When the ancient Greeks explored what constituted the ideal citizen, they identified four qualities: physically fit and strong, emotionally balanced and mature, mentally agile …

Becoming Unstuck: Leadership Lessons from Hindu Philosophy

The management of knowledge is increasingly understood as perhaps the most important aspect of a leader’s work. Observing, eliciting, listening, understanding, analyzing, interpreting, and …

”Leaning” into Organizational Learning

As a senior management team, we have always worked hard to create a true learning organization in our firm, Danfoss Socla, a specialized valve …

Learning Through Differences: Dilemma Theory in Action

Karen was often irritated by Jenny when they worked together. It seemed to Karen that, whenever tensions rose between the two of them, she …

Consultants as Problem Solvers or Capacity Builders?

As we seek ways to cope with the increasing rate and complexity of change affecting our businesses, many of us have begun to recognize …

How Learning Works

Recently, I had a long conversation with my fifteen-year-old daughter, Elise, about why she had to learn algebra. I had helped her with a …