When most organizations set out to innovate, they often look at the problem from their own point of view. But by exploring the challenge through the eyes of the end user -- the people who actually use your product or service -- you can understand what really matters, where real value lies and what will make solutions stick.
We work with individuals, groups, communities and organizations to develop personal leadership practices, strengthen collective leadership abilities, and advance systems-level changes.
Aboriginal communities are increasingly advocating interest-based negotiations as a critical tool in processes designed to reconcile differences and achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Seven core concepts are critical to effective interest-based negotiations including relationships, communication, interests, options, legitimacy, alternatives and commitment.
01/28/2016 10:30 EST
Indigenous leaders today are faced with the daunting task of balancing the socio-economic needs and priorities of their people with the finite resources passed on from government and their own source revenues. So, what is the answer to closing these socio-economic gaps and creating a more promising future?
01/07/2016 05:40 EST
Contrary to common understanding, leadership is not principally about setting a clear direction and influencing a team to get moving. Rather, leadership is about creating the spaces where discovery and action can occur. We so often focus on the mechanics of leadership that we neglect the sense of vulnerability and empathy required to make sense of the world and to take appropriate action.
01/06/2016 11:53 EST
Effective approaches to leadership now goes beyond the specific qualities of an individual -- a set of objective characteristics, a formal position, or a status the individual possesses -- and into building relational practices and activities which invite sharing. In the 21st century, it's all about building interconnected communities.
12/03/2015 05:15 EST
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