Topic: Personal Mastery

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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 …

Collaborative Learning: Real-Time Practice for Knowledge Generation

It’s no surprise to most executives that we are in the early days of a major technological revolution that has had — or will …

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 …

Treating America’s Health System with Structural Dynamics

Ours is an era of discontinuity. The tectonic plates of history are shifting, causing powerful and complicated stresses for nearly every human system — …

Four Conversations in a Successful Workplace

Everything we talk about involves one or more of four types of conversation. We use them when we are socializing, talking about the weather, …

Shifting Perspective to Shift Results

So prevalent are relationship troubles that most of us merely accept them as the way things are. A Time magazine article in 2002 went …

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 …

Emotional Intelligence: Fad or Fundamental Skillset?

Emotional Intelligence — we’ve all seen books, presentations, TV specials, interviews, and conferences about it. Even the venerable Harvard Business Review has published articles …