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Global Colors Company — Mexico and Central America Operations: Living Labs

Global Colors Company — Mexico and Central America Operations: Living Labs

Global Colors Company with Luz Maria Puente Kawashima The Global Colors Company project started in 2002 and took place within the food colors division of the Mexico and Central America operations of a global colors company. The project used strategic systems mapping to engage functional areas across the company to see themselves as a whole. Initial Project […]

Kraft Mexico: Living Labs

Kraft Mexico: Living Labs

Kraft Mexico with Conrado Garcia Madrid The Kraft Mexico project in 2003 brought together the Kraft Mexico sales team with its top distributors to understand the underlying dynamics of what worked and did not work in the sales system for them.  Combining system dynamics simulation and strategic clarity analysis, this project culminated in a 1.5-day event with […]

INVITATION — Do You Know a Mathematically Trained, Abundance-Oriented Person?

Do you know someone trained in mathematics with an abundance-based orientation? I am looking for a colleague to work with me in the development of the underlying field-theoretic mathematics of the agreements field equations. We would work on the mathematics, validating them with them with the large data set we have from over 100,000 agreements-health […]

Delta-R Oilfield Integration Services: Living Labs

Delta-R Oilfield Integration Services: Living Labs

Delta-R with Hal Rabbino The Delta-R project, 2000-2001, integrated the strategic systems understanding into an online platform for an integrated understanding of the oilfield in hydrocarbon asset valuation.  The project started by developing the software, with the Delta-R software team, that integrated the system dynamics simulation capacity with the strategic systems framework to integrate different elements of […]

REPOST — Guest Post — The Science Behind Our Yes!

With over 5,000 “listens” to this radio interview with integral rock star Maureen Metcalf from September 2021, I thought I would re-share it. What is the science behind your Yes!?   For those of you who prefer audio or video, Maureen and I explore this in a radio interview.  If you prefer text, Lou and […]

Comision Estatal de Aguas de Queretaro (water systems in Mexico): Living Labs

Comision Estatal de Aguas de Queretaro (water systems in Mexico): Living Labs

Comision Estatal de Aguas de Queretaro with Conrado Garcia Madrid The Comision Estatal de Aguas de Queretaro project in 2006, with follow up in 2016, worked with the governmental agency leaders and some of their stakeholders to shift their strategy.  This project involved coordination with a simultaneous reengineering project, and culminated in a table of direct action […]

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell: Living Labs

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell: Living Labs

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell with Luz Maria Puente Kawashima, Hal Rabbino, and Marshall Clemens The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell project in 2002 used strategic systems mapping and idiagrams to engage the leadership of a very impactful nonprofit, serving over 200 kids in Lowell, MA (USA), and on the brink of financial collapse, in a […]

Grupo Bal — Corporate: Living Labs

Grupo Bal — Corporate: Living Labs

Grupo Bal with Hal Rabbino The Grupo Bal project, in 1999, explored the strategic systems understanding of a corporate governance setting, understanding the interplay of multiple businesses and the role of the corporate function. Initial Project Description In this 10-minute exploration, Hal provides an overview of this strategic process, initial insights, key experiences, and shifts in the participants. […]

Guest Post: Mapping and Shifting Our Readiness for Change

Guest Post: Mapping and Shifting Our Readiness for Change

by Joe Bienkiewicz The Strategic SCAN framework is a structured set of concepts and associated questions that enables one to determine a group’s potential effectiveness in working together to meet a common goal. It provides directional guidance to the user as they assess their specific answers so that they can strengthen their team’s relationships, dynamics, […]

Cancer Free Economy Network: Living Labs

Cancer Free Economy Network: Living Labs

Cancer Free Economy Network with Conrado Garcia Madrid The Cancer Free Economy Network project in 2015-2016 worked with a large, multi-stakeholder process to rid the US economy of carcinogenic toxins.  The project joined an on-going strategic systems process that already had a systems map and leverage points identified.  The project started by taking a team of 3 […]

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