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Exploring emergent ideas with a colleague today, I asked for feedback about my perspective. She thought a moment and then said, “It’s not for me to tell you an answer, but I can tell you what I see and what that means to me. Then we can figure out what our next question will be.”
The HSD Institute thrives because of our long-term relationships with clients.  Learners come back and continue to build knowledge and skills.  Long-time organizational partners invite us into new and ever more interesting projects because they see success in the past, and they expect overwhelming challenges in the future.
For years, people have talked about breaking down silos to create different types of connections across systems. The hope is that this will solve some of our most wicked issues.
Build Adaptive Capacity
The ice finally went out on the lake yesterday. After a blizzard last week and too many months of too-cold-to-stand, we are finally into spring—maybe. A loon this morning, the great blue heron all week, the squirrels, and wood ducks are all moving into a new season, and I’m ready to go with them. They play and forage, explore and discover, rest and run.
Build Adaptive Capacity
Glenda H. Eoyang is founding executive director of the Human Systems Dynamics (HSD) Institute. Since 1986 she has pioneered applications of chaos and complexity to improve people's adaptive capacity.
In October of 2014, HSD Institute will host Navigating Complexity: Human Systems Dynamics 2014. This is our first-ever conference for HSD Associates and our curious friends who want to find out more about HSD.
Teaching & LearningLead in Complexity
I just finished reading 5 recent blogs/articles about school reform. Each provided a well written, compelling, research-based perspective on what is needed to reform education.
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