Applicable excerpts from the book, “Both/And Leadership: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems”

By |2022-09-11T08:11:08-05:00September 11th, 2022|Both/And Polarity Leveraging, Polarity Thinking|

The rock stars of paradox research, Wendy Smith and Marianne Lewis, just released their book, “Both/And Leadership: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems” in which they say early-on: From page 11: We draw from Eastern philosophy, such as that set forth by Lao Tzu in the Tao Te Ching and from Western philosophy, [...]

Empowerment In a Difficult Time

By |2021-01-09T11:41:36-05:00January 9th, 2021|Both/And Polarity Leveraging, Polarity Thinking|

A friend asked me for Polarity Maps that might be helpful in this difficult time. I’m sharing several that are part of a chapter for the Volume 2 of “And” Making a Difference by Leveraging Polarity, Paradox or Dilemma (which hasn’t been published and the attached hasn’t been edited for publication, FYI). Technically, I shouldn’t [...]

Thanks to Your Donations – A LIVE EVENT!

By |2020-03-12T12:03:50-05:00March 11th, 2020|Both/And Polarity Leveraging, Institute for Polarities of Democracy, Polarity Thinking, Polarity Thinking and Problem-solving Thinking|

A special invitation just went out to key political and policy influencers from government, non-profit, academia, and think-tanks for a May 13th workshop entitled:  From Polarized to Optimized.  We only had space for 30 people -- so if you didn't get an invitation and are experiencing FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), Fear not!  We’re exploring ways to [...]

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