CRISIS post: The dynamics of social transformation – the need for systemic, evolutionary and synthetic intelligence

In this final post of a series on the dynamics of transformative change, I turn to the systemic interaction of the elements explored in previous posts (compelling narratives emotionally engaging with tribal identities, catalytic events disrupting the twin barriers of habit and power), within our complex human systems and the Read more…

CRISIS post: The dynamics of social transformation – how habit, power and catalysts influence social change

In my last post I developed a hypothesis for how societal change or transformation takes place as a function of compelling narratives, emotionally connecting with tribal identities. In this third post I am adding the other key ingredients that influence how change takes place: the paradox of habituation and adaptability, the dynamics of Read more…

CRISIS post: The dynamics of social transformation – what are the three critical elements of change?

In my previous post I introduced a hypothesis for how societal change or transformation takes place – that it is a function of compelling narratives, emotionally connecting with tribal identities, mitigated or magnified by forces of habituation and power operating within the context of bio-psycho-socio-cultural-historical human systems, mediated by agency, enabled by catalysts and driven by Read more…

Evolutionary leadership and psychosynthesis

28 April 2016 We are running a three-day retreat in Southern France in September for organisational professionals and leaders, that brings together the topics of evolutionary leadership and psychosynthesis.  Anyone who has come across Frederic Laloux’s research into evolutionary organisations and is interested in how we can speed up the Read more…