HSD Professional Certification

Adaptive Action Labs

Adaptive Action Coaching: Supporting Resilience in the Time of COVID-19

April 21, 23, 2020 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

​Engage and support your clients in their own cycles of Adaptive Action.

Practical Leadership 3.0: Leading in Uncertainty

April 28 - September 29, 2020 | 10a - 11:30a (cdt) | 3p - 4:30p (utc)

We are living in turbulent, chaotic, and complex times. Right now, every hour seems to bring a new challenge, and change feels more and more radical. Resources are short, and expectations are high. People who are under great…

Navigate Complex Change

June 23, 26, 2020 | 12p - 3p (cdt) | 5p - 8p (utc) | Online

Understand and navigate the challenges of change.

Upcoming Labs

An Adaptive Action Lab offers the best of consulting and training into a single event. As a participant, you define and work on your most intractable challenge. Then you learn about human systems dynamics (HSD) as you apply your new learning to frame your challenge in a way that points to your best next wise action.

Adaptive Action Labs

Live Virtual Workshops

Live Virtual Workshops

Learn from Failure: Risk in the Age of Uncertainty

April 9, 2020 (Rescheduled from April 2) In an unknowable future, how do you calculate risk? How can you even begin to control it?  You don’t. Every action in a complex system opens the door to surprising results and unintended…

Generate Energy in Equity: Social Justice in Radical Uncertainty

May 7, 2020 In human systems, difference holds the energy for change. Adaptive Action helps you use that energy to navigate difference in human systems. Many approaches to equity and diversity generate fear. They sap energy…

Patterns of Personal and Global Politics

June 4, 2020 Individuals create political patterns for themselves and others. At the same time, the political patterns force individual choices and behaviors. That’s part of the complexity of living and working in complex…

Upcoming Workshops

Glenda Eoyang, founder of the field of HSD, hosts free, online Virtual Workshops (webinars) every month. Covering topics from health care to education reform to world peace, she draws on current events, global opportunities and concerns, and local actions.

Custom Design Adaptive Action Labs

Custom Design Lab

Online or in person, wherever you are…

Your intractable problems are one-of-a-kind. Your people are special. Your industry is transforming. Your market is shifting. Your challenges are wicked. Consultants make assumptions, give advice, and leave the work to you.…

Custom Design Adaptive Action Labs