This past weekend, my wife took me to the Tiny House Fest Vermont. A panel on “Good Design for All” included four architects working in the tiny-house space: John Connell, Mackenzie Stagg, Bill Austin, Bryan Louisell. One of the questions they explored had an ecosynomic twist. When looking at the built environment for human […]
ISC President Jim Ritchie-Dunham, ISC Contributing Fellow Christoph Hinske, and World GBC senior advisor James Drinkwater were interviewed on the radio today about how to drive performance through vibrant agreements by Maureen Metcalf. You can access the 1-hour interview from Maureen’s Internet-radio talk show “Innovative Leaders Driving Thriving Organizations” at (http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/86848/creating-vibrant-organizations-to-drive-performance-ecosynomics#.VcPBswmazIM.facebook).
In this case study, Annabel and Ana Claudia describe the experience of taking a group in a global financial services company on a transformational journey to the experience of a higher level of harmonic vibrancy, through the development of new, more collaborative practices. These practices led to demonstrable improvements in performance and outcomes. As Annabel shares, […]
Leaders face great uncertainty in addressing social change. Langer’s approach to mindfulness suggests three leverage points leaders can use to embrace this uncertainty. We use the case study method to show how these mindfulness insights were applied in four case studies of leadership. We use the mindfulness lens to diagnose each leadership situation and suggest […]
¿Qué entendemos por “liderazgo consciente” o “mindful leadership”? Liderar implica generar un sentido compartido que impulse los cambios necesarios para enfrentar problemas difíciles. La consciencia, como la definimos en nuestra investigación, consiste en detectar lo nuevo. Cuando estás consciente (mindful), buscas el cambio y lo aceptas. Tanto si lo aceptas como si no, la vida […]
What do we mean by mindful leadership? Leadership focuses on building shared meaning for the purpose of enabling change to deal with contentious problems. Mindfulness is noticing new things. When you are mindful, you are looking for change, and you embrace it. Things are always changing, whether you embrace the change or not, so you […]
Managing from Clarity (10 sessions) This course develops your capacity to identify, align, and leverage strategic resources. This course is a companion to the book Managing from Clarity. Parts of this course are conceptual and parts are quite technical. Through this course, you will learn how to (1) map an organization’s strategy systemically, (2) identify strategic […]
Meet 250+ people living every day in high-vibrancy agreements, in a small business in North Carolina, in ISC’s 1st video case study. See the documentary on ISC’s YouTube channel at (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx8T2T1Hr90). ISC produced the documentary with White Coat Productions.
Abundance – more than you can use – provides ample direct benefits to any organization. This abundance already exists in the potential and development of your strategic resources, in the unfulfilled possibilities in your organizational structures and processes, and in your stakeholders’ perceived value of the relationship with you. Abundance is a desired state for […]
ISC President Jim Ritchie-Dunham was interviewed on the radio today about the harmonic vibrancy survey research by John Schmidt, of the Global Transforming Ensemble. You can download the 57-minute interview from John’s Internet-radio talk show ZOOM’D Leadership at (http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/52588/harmonic-vibrancy).