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Four Truths help you understand different perspectives that influence individual and group action. When you recognize and consider the possible perspectives in any situation, you are better able to navigate the differences that limit open dialogue and free action. The Four Truths, as a model and a method, provides you a way to consider multiple perspectives and then identify the one that is best fit to your purpose.
Finite and Infinite Games inform your decision making as you consider the long- and short-term implications of decisions and actions. In complex systems, it is crucial that you know whether you are making a decision, finding a solution, or taking action in a short-term, win-lose Finite Game, or if your actions and decisions are part of the longer-term, more sustainable Infinite Game.
Collaborate to Create Community
Conflict Circles allow you to build coherence between and among parts of the system. We have adapted this model from the work of Landmark Education to support engagement across differences to help clarify perspectives and assumptions. That level of clarity clears the way for open, productive dialogue and work.
This representation of a Complex Adaptive System (CAS) offers you a way to think about how patterns emerge from the complex interdependencies around you. Use it to inform understanding and action as you work to influence dominant patterns in your system.
The CDE Model explains the three system conditions that influence the speed, path, and direction of self-organizing systems. The conditions shape the patterns that make up the reality of your world.
Plan in Uncertainty
The Architectural Model is designed to help you visualize coherence and alignment across scales in your system. It ensures that the organizational and operational structures you establish provide the greatest fit between what you do, how you work, and what you hold to be true.
Plan in Uncertainty
Systems experience different types of change, and each requires its own approaches for support and leadership. The Three Kinds of Change model and method offers a description of the three ways systems experience change. It helps you understand the type of change you experience so that you can plot the best fit system-wide response.
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