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October 2014

Adaptive+Collaborative Management – the art of enabling possible futures

By | 2015-09-08T16:15:27+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Congruence|

 LEADERSHIP is about enabling the emergence of possible futures. MANAGEMENT is about enabling the presence of those possible futures. The five characteristics of enabling management – why PURPOSEFUL, INCLUSIVE, HUMBLE, COLLABORATIVE and CARING management enables an organisational community to successfully navigate disruptive change. My recent post profiled enabling leadership as an opportunity for communities to share [...]

August 2014

Leadership is about helping other people to succeed

By | 2015-09-08T16:18:27+00:00 August 7th, 2014|Congruence, Enabling Leadership|

 The five principles that guide an enabling leader Leadership with PURPOSE, LOVE, HUMILITY, SERVICE and GRATITUDE Most leadership models subscribe to a definition of leadership that expects leaders to influence their followers to pursue a common interest or achieve a common goal. This typically positions leaders as being in-charge and/or in-control and reinforces the traditional [...]

June 2014

The Defining Nature of Purpose

By | 2014-07-14T08:17:10+00:00 June 25th, 2014|Purpose|

Nine reasons why purpose holds the key to building better organisations and communities UNFOLDING THE FUTURE with MEANING, PRESENCE, HUMANITY, WHOLENESS, SELFLESSNESS, CLARITY, LEARNING and COMMUNITY We live in a time of rapid change and increasing uncertainty, a time when planning for a predictable future has become extremely difficult, if not impossible. It is a [...]

March 2014

Building congruence – increasing the ‘flow’ and ‘flourish’ within organisations

By | 2014-06-17T21:04:34+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Congruence|

Organisational congruence is a state of accordance or harmonious alignment within an organisational community, where 'a skilful blending of the parts achieves an elegant harmony' (Sisodia, 2010) and the community acts 'as one'. These vital and cohesive communities enjoy enabling leadership, share a common purpose and are committed to co-creating their future together. They have an [...]