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Have you ever committed to making a significant change in your life, only to find yourself slipping back into the very behaviors you wanted to change? Regardless of whether it’s personal change or some sort of group or organizational transformation, the hardest thing about change is that we tend to slip back into old habits. Even after we think we’ve have successfully transitioned to new ways of acting, we often realize that we have gone backwards. We feel “trapped” in past behaviors we have tried to eliminate. It’s frustrating, and self-defeating to deal with this problem.
Build Adaptive Capacity
“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” —Rainer Maria Rilke
Manage Strategic Change
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality.” ― Lao Tzu
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Life is a constant adaption. —Carlos Gershenson
Build Adaptive Capacity
A broader understanding of diversity as a systems phenomenon is part of a re-education for living in a complex world. Understanding the dynamics of the interrelationships of various dimensions of diversity within systems can contribute to our mastery of the complexities of life. - Dr. Toni A. Gregory
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What is the role of Inquiry in facilitation? Facilitation happens in many places, not just when you stand in front of a room full of people to help them have a useful and productive conversation. You also facilitate when you find yourself: Supporting others’ conversations Helping a group formulate a shared decision Developing an agenda to run a meeting Bringing people together in ad hoc conversation Helping others to negotiate conflict
Teaching & LearningBuild Adaptive Capacity
"The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” ― Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams
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