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February 2015

Presencing Congruence – leaning into the future

By | 2015-09-08T16:04:28+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Appreciative Inquiry, Collaborative Learning, Congruence, Shared Purpose|

Harnessing the potential of an open mind, an open heart and an open will to co-evolve a more congruent society How Theory U, Appreciative Inquiry and The Congruence Framework could enable a conversation to change a country 'With an open mind we can suspend old habits of thought. With an open heart we can empathise, [...]

January 2015

Is this my community?

By | 2015-09-08T16:07:43+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Congruence, People & Community|

  Five questions for our government – five opportunities for conversations about the future of our national community. (Although this post reflects a New Zealand perspective, I know that the questions posed are also relevant for other democracies where growing income inequality evidences unsustainable inequities in the way we treat 'our people' – the national community we presume [...]

July 2014

‘Money, money, money… its a rich man’s game’

By | 2015-09-08T16:19:59+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Congruence, Participation & Contribution, People & Community|

The problem with money as a measure of equitable value I think an increasing number of people share my concern that the traditional capitalist model, which continues to underpin Western democracies and to forcefully confront other models of community governance, is severely broken. Protectors of the capitalist realm argue that capitalism is superior to other [...]

June 2014

Unfolding the future together – the mindfulness of congruent organisations

By | 2014-06-17T19:59:56+00:00 June 14th, 2014|Congruence, Enabling Leadership, Mindfulness|

How emerging organisational models are responding to a shift in global consciousness ‘Can we create organisations free of the pathologies that show up all too often in the workplace? Free of politics, bureaucracy, and infighting; free of stress and burnout; free of resignation, resentment and apathy; free of posturing at the top and the drudgery [...]

May 2014

Successful Change Is Enabled, Not Managed

By | 2014-06-17T20:19:51+00:00 May 24th, 2014|Change, Congruence, Potential & Learning|

For much of my professional career, I have been involved in orchestrating and facilitating organisational change within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. I have led strategic and cultural change programs; directed technology-driven people and process change initiatives; and managed change associated with refocusing and recovering organisational performance. Looking back on these diverse roles, I [...]