Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics. just did a podcast in which he says: You want to know why the universe is, you’re not going to get a satisfactory answer. You’re not going to be happy.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates. This is a very belated follow up … Continue reading Adaptive Strategy Development. change complexity creative destruction engagement evaluation facilitation harvesting Liberating Structures

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

There are rumors that some strategies actually work. Unless, of course, the players know what those strategies are. Believing whatever it is that they want or need to believe about the efficacy of their strategies, knowing that there is no way to know.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

People had gathered from across North America and further afield to discuss issues of racial equity in hosting and harvesting practices. I was happy to be able to spend a short time this week at a gathering of Art of Hosting practitioners in Columbus, Ohio.

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Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

To harvest, your ask anyone to read out one of their post it notes. Helping a friend with a design challenge today. He is running a small group process at the end of a day of presentations about energy futures in a small community.

2018 51

How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

To keep your strategy adapting, you need to build in feedback loops that work at a variety of time scales. Build in individual and collective ways to harvest and make sense of what you are seeing. Understand these patterns as they can often be more important than your strategy.

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