The ecosystem view

the ecosystem view

Just as I observe a tree and recognize its age, root structure, growth direction, and the impact of sunlight on its various parts, I can similarly perceive an organization as a living ecosystem. Over the course of a meeting with a small group of people, for instance, I can discern the power dynamics, the trajectory of the group, and the … Read More

Understanding living systems

The world around us is made up of living systems. From the cells in our bodies to the trees in a forest, everything is connected. And, just as these systems are all interdependent, they also share certain characteristics. For example, living systems are always changing and adapting to their surroundings. They also tend to be complex, with many moving parts … Read More

The New Corporate Culture: Socially Conscious Businesses

In recent years, there’s been a shift in the corporate world. A new breed of businesses has been emerging, and these businesses are different in a few key ways: First, they’re focused on long-term growth. They’re not looking for quick wins; they’re in it for the long haul. Second, they’re socially responsible. They’re aware of the impact they have on … Read More