An Emerging
Leadership Philosophy

Systems Thinking & Living Systems

Concept Before Detail: The Chicken or the Egg?

Which came first: The concept or the details? It is easier for us to understand things when we are first presented with a concept and then supplied with details that allow us to better understand or improve the concept. It is as if “new information” has to somehow attach itself to something we already know in order for us to make sense of it.

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Dancing with Shiva (or Sandy, or Katrina)

Harrison Owen coined the term and started the movement he calls “Open Space Technology.” It is not unlike what has been called a “Process Control Environment “ in The Sys-Tao Way, and it is the antithesis of what was referred to as a “Command and Control Structure.”

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