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  • COMPLEXITY

    What the Mountain Taught Me About Complexity Fitness

    December 6, 2018

    During hard climbing, the world shrinks to touch, pressure, kinesthetics.  The mind is not separate from these.  (from Teewinot, by Jack Turner) Four months ago, in the company of my...

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    By Carolyn Coughlin

  • ADULT DEVELOPMENT

    An Agile Organization is a Wise One

    November 30, 2018

    Written by Jennifer Garvey Berger, Ciela Hartanov, Nick Petrie Your organization is not prepared. You may have the right structure, business model and  revenue streams for today, but...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • COMPLEXITY

    Relying on the obvious

    November 13, 2018

    A few years ago I was standing at the front of a line for immigration at Paris’s De Gaulle airport when one of the immigration officials called out “Psssst – All Black!” and waved...

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    By Keith Johnston

  • DELIBERATE DEVELOPMENT

    Welcoming our full humanity at work

    November 6, 2018

    A couple of months ago, when I had had a particularly rough day with a client, I went to post about it on our Cultivating Leadership Slack channel and found that there was no place for me...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • ADULT DEVELOPMENT

    Widening the reach of the theories of our lives

    October 30, 2018

    Changing on the Job will come out in its fourth language in December, the beginning of a movement and the outcome of a labor of love from the translator Hanne Lindblad. Here is a look at...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • COMPLEXITY

    Best Thursday Ever

    September 10, 2018

    So here’s the thing.  If it is at all possible, you should come to the Leading in Complex Times event we’re having in London on 20 September. Take the day off. Hop on a Eurostar....

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • COMPLEXITY

    Uncertainty sucks

    August 17, 2018

    Remember my glitteringly clear biopsy? The “no malignant or suspicious cells” response I found so totally heartening? It turns out that the complete lack of any kind of cells other...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • COMPLEXITY

    Pleating of time and possibility

    August 15, 2018

    On the other side of the planet, in another time and another season but at this instant, Doug Silsbee is being farewelled by friends and family in what must be a spectacular—moving,...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • EMBODIED LEADERSHIP

    Celebrating Doug from the Mountain Top

    August 14, 2018

    August 11, 2018 This morning I awoke at 3am at the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton, a mountain in Wyoming that I grew up looking at every day of my early life, but which I had...

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    By Carolyn Coughlin

  • GRATITUDE

    Saying Goodbye to Doug Silsbee

    August 6, 2018

    Last August, I got up early, and tiptoed out of my hotel room in Fiji, leaving my 20-year-old daughter and her best friend sleeping in the darkness. I walked barefoot with my laptop in...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • EMBODIED LEADERSHIP

    Acting Compassionately

    July 18, 2018

    When I was in my early twenties, I met a psychic who told me that one day I’d make a living by teaching people in the corporate world how to suffer less. At the time, this didn’t...

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    By Kathrin O'Sullivan

  • ADULT DEVELOPMENT

    All the way down

    July 10, 2018

    Writing more than thirty years ago physicist Stephen Hawking began his classic book “A Brief History of Time” with the story about a famous scientist giving a public lecture on...

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    By Keith Johnston

  • UNCATEGORIZED

    Lessons for leadership and life

    June 25, 2018

    I was interviewed not long ago by Shane Parrish who has a really fine podcast called The Knowledge Project. Our far-ranging and delightful conversation meandered around complexity,...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

  • COMPLEXITY

    Development and Football Punditry

    June 22, 2018

    In this season of World Cup fever, I am consumed by my boyish passion for the game. So, whenever I can, I watch the matches live or in replay. I even listen to the post-match commentaries...

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    By Zafer Achi

  • ADULT DEVELOPMENT

    Tipping into the light

    June 22, 2018

    I am writing this in Ireland, in the fishing village of Dingle, where I have come to search for the past. My dad and I are here to find out who we were before our ancestors set sail from...

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    By Jennifer Garvey Berger

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