There are No Things. There are patterns.

Jenny Connected

It is emergent, which means that it exists only by virtue of a process of recognition [pattern recognition], as a matter of subjective interpretation. . As we can see from his website, Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and his Emissary.

2018 206

You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

excitement versus anxiety Litman states that curiosity can emerge from two different emotions, an action to reduce a sense of insecurity, or an intrinsically motivated state of excitement to get to know something new.

2018 169

Selecting weak signals and building in diversity and equity

Chris Corrigan

You can see that this has important implications for building in equity and diversity into sense-making processes. Art of Harvesting Cynefin Emergence Facilitation Featured

2018 46

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

While that is helpful for situations in which you have a high degree of control and influence, and in which the nature of the problem is well ordered and predictable, these are not useful with complex emergent problems. They are non-linear, unpredictable and emergent.

2018 102

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

Life for humans after civilization’s collapse might well be joyous, sustainable and amazingly diverse. How economies really work and how we could prepare for the economy that will emerge after civilization’s collapse . Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018).

2018 65

Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

I point out that in complex environments you don;t get to predict outcomes and you need to look for emergent practices and emergent solutions. Many times when clients contact me they ask if I can help them come to consensus or alignment on their shared purpose or desired outcomes.

2018 80

How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

The myriad, amazingly diverse species of our planet have seemingly been doing so for billions of years. Las Vegas street mural “sensory perception” by Jef Logan ; flickr photo taken by wiredforlego CC BY-NC 2.0.

2018 51

Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

Here is what I learned: We like to think that competitive markets encourage a diversity of approaches and strategies that differentiate organizations from the rest of the pack. New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

2018 46

Welcoming you to another Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The Art of Hosting is predicated on the ability of hosts to hold space when we are uncertain of outcomes and dealing with emergence. The conversations and connections that are formed on Bowen often last year, between diverse folks from a variety pf places.

2018 57

Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

And this time there will be no “recovery” Financial collapse will precipitate a long and slow and finally permanent emergency: economic, political, technological, educational, health and ultimately social collapse.

2018 46