I have tended to place myself outside of the client's system, although I experienced that from the moment I showed up I was part of it. And I have experienced how the value I added diminished as I became "part of the inventory".
Three principles to follow as a Change Agent:
1- People change when they want to. Period.
2- A different future is possible ... here and now!
3- The only way to create trust is to trust.
I have come to believe that only after our #BeliefSystems have been shattered are we able to...
A goat scavenging among the garbage outside a site of a company I worked for a decade ago. Now I am at the same point of choice as then.
"As a discipline gains respectability it loses capacity to make a difference that makes a difference" wrote #PaulGoodman in the 60's.
As long as I can remember, I have perceived and described myself as resisting #conformity and #obedience, seeing both as signs of absence of own criteria and avoidance of personal responsibility.
Some discernment needs to be done here. This is full of paradoxes and dilemmas. Like the one depicted in this picture of a sign showing the way to a labyrinth.
At last! Yesterday arrived Céline Schillinger's "Dare to unlead".
A thought inspired by the new assignment to co-design a new training for #ChangeAgents or #ChangePractitioners that combines #systems, #gestaltand #psychosynthesis approaches that I wrote about...
I just was asked to be part of a team that will design a new training for #changeagents in Scandinavia, that is planned to launch at the beginning of 2023...
Contemplating immensity and my deepest yearning to be part of it...
A colleague, Bill Palmer, posed a question to my earlier post about my recommendation of using tasks (not people, not teams, not the organization) as fulcrum for change...
Too often change efforts in organisations are conceived as operations: management uses people and the organization to move tasks.
Truth will set you free – la verdad os hará libres – was written in Spanish over the arch opening the stairs I climbed every day during 11 years, from age 6 until age 16, to go to class.
This week I will be part of a meeting about the next phase in the development of the trainings offered by #GA #GestaltAkademin in Scandinavia, a training institute that is very dear to me.
Innovation is about issues I am not yet aware of. Habit is about issues I have already forgotten.
Who am I proud of? What has this person become? What has she gone through to get there? What would it take for me to move in the same direction?
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