A Well-Being Multarity to Leverage

By |2020-03-15T12:04:46-05:00March 15th, 2020|Multarities, Polarity Thinking|

In this time of coronavirus quarantine we're navigating the polarity tension of being simultaneously/paradoxically: Socially/physically more distanced from the collective AND Socially/physically more connected with self/a few others As we navigate this tension, it's quite possible we'll find ourselves coming into a deeper awareness of connection to other parts of individual selves we may have [...]

Polarity Theory and Integral Theory: The Polarities in the Integral “Multarity” (Interdependencies of more than two)

By |2019-06-08T14:20:59-05:00June 7th, 2019|Institute for Polarities of Democracy, Multarities, Polarity Thinking|

In 1967, C. West Churchman highlighted some key factors of unsolvable challenges. He referred to them as “Wicked Problems,” which are: 1) Unsolvable by rational analysis, 2) Systems issues, and 3) Require collective engagement for learning the way to solutions. Another important voice in the solvability discernment arena is Ron Heifetz, who made the clear [...]

From Polarities to Multarities: Interdependencies of More Than Two

By |2019-03-18T12:52:22-05:00March 18th, 2019|Institute for Polarities of Democracy, Multarities, Polarity Thinking|

As awareness of polarities increases, so does the awareness of multarities. The question about multiple poles comes up frequently in our PACT (Polarity Approach for Continuity and Transformation) Foundations and Professional Applications Certification training. Often, it’s from people who have deep subject matter expertise in a particular area. When they learn about polarities seeing the [...]

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