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AXIAL SHIFT: THE DECLINE OF TRUMP, THE RISE OF THE GREENS, AND THE NEW COORDINATES OF SOCIETAL CHANGE

Medium • 11/07/2018
Three axial shifts are replacing the traditional 20th-century public discourse with a new axis of conversation and thought towards societal renewal.
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FACEBOOK AND SILICON VALLEY’S SILENT SPRING: THE QUESTION OF TECHNOLOGY

MIT Sloan Experts • 10/03/2018
Zuckerberg and Facebook are out of touch with the most basic concerns and feelings of citizens across America and the world.
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COLLECTIVE MINDFULNESS AS A TOOL FOR GLOBAL CHANGE

One World in Dialogue – Radio Evolve Podcast • 09/27/2018
How do we influence the complex systems that we are enmeshed in?
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THE FUTURE OF LEADERSHIP WILL BE MORE FEMININE

Garrison Institute – Theresa Riley • 09/27/2018
You could say Theory U is really an articulation of the more feminine side of leadership, which is largely missing in our institutions and culture today.
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EMBRACE THE JOURNEY: THE 5 STAGES OF CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY

Conscious Company Media • 09/04/2018
One of the biggest challenges in business today is to shift the dominant mindset — from seeing sustainability as source of problems to seeing it as source of opportunity.
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EGO TO ECO – BUILDING A NEW ECONOMY FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Globalactive Podcast – Karun Cowper • 08/18/2018
Karun Cowper interviews Otto Scharmer in the immediate wake of Dr Scharmer’s public lecture “Leading Innovation with Theory U” at the 2018 Social Impact Festival at the University of Western Australia (UWA)
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3 CRITICISMS OF LEADERSHIP WITH MIT PROFESSOR OTTO SCHARMER

Modern Leadership -Jake Carlson • 07/19/2018
Jake Carlson interviews Otto Scharmer on leadership at the whole-system level. What are the 3 main leadership problems?
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HOW TO ESCAPE YOUR COMPANY’S ECHO CHAMBER

Conscious Company Media • 06/11/2018
In order to drive real change, leaders must escape their bubbles and make space for outside perspective. Here’s how.
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THEORY U AND THE EMERGING FUTURE

The Permaculture Podcast • 05/10/2018
In this episode Co-host David Bilbrey continues to explore the edge between permaculture, business, and social change by sitting down with Dr. Otto Scharmer.
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HOW ARE YOU LISTENING AS A LEADER?

SmartBrief • 04/19/2018
Listening is probably the most underrated leadership skill. How you listen can be life-changing; not just business- or industry-changing.
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INTERVIEW WITH OTTO SCHARMER

Medium • 04/09/2018
When you talk to real innovators in business, technology, science or society, they work differently than most of us.
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OUR OBSESSION WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH IGNORES EVERYTHING THAT MAKES LIFE WORTHWHILE

Huffington Post • 04/06/2018
We are trapped in a way of thinking that says “bigger is better,” that higher GDP is the solution to our problems.
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THE ESSENTIALS OF THEORY U

Leading Now • 04/05/2018
We live in a time of massive disruptions. It is a common reaction to this change to organize, reward, and promote, selfishness.
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7 PRACTICES TO LEAD YOUR BUSINESS INTO A BETTER FUTURE

CEOWORLD Magazine • 04/04/2018
In any industry, tech or traditional, there’s one essential leadership challenge that keeps CEOs awake at night.
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THE ESSENTIALS OF THEORY U: CORE PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS

Pages of Growth- Green Thumb Leadership • 04/02/2018
Theory U encourages us to look at the world with fresh eyes. We need to be more cognoscente of how we pay attention to if at all, problems to avoid looking at everything as a “blind spot”.
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THREE ENEMIES DOWN THE LEFT SIDE OF THE U

Wear Consulting • 03/29/2018
Why is the deeper territory of listening the road less traveled? Because it requires some intentional inner work to illuminate the blind spot, our interior condition.
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INTERVIEW: OTTO SCHARMER, AUTHOR OF ‘THE ESSENTIALS OF THEORY U: CORE PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS’

Blogcritics • 03/26/2018
Theory U is an incredible approach to organizations, leadership and innovation that combines hands-on systems change with a larger sense of the common good.
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PRINCIPLES

Green Thumb Leadership • 03/24/2018
The method of the U is summarized in 24 principles that are presented in five groups along the moments of the U from co-initiating to co-shaping.
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INTERVIEW WITH DAN ROCKWELL

Leadership Freak • 03/23/2018
Listen in to this interview between author Otto Scharmer and Leadership Freak’s Dan Rockwell.
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THREE DIVIDES

Lead Change Group • 03/22/2018
Today, if we look into the abyss, we see three major divides. They are:
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GOVERNANCE: FROM COMPETITION TO ABC (AWARENESS-BASED COLLECTIVE ACTION)

The UPwards Leader • 03/21/2018
Historically, the 1.0 mechanism was hierarchy and centralization; the 2.0 mechanism came with the rise of markets and competition…
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CO-SHAPING: GROW INNOVATION ECO-SYSTEMS

Activate • 03/21/2018
The movement of co-shaping focuses on scaling the new while growing and evolving innovation eco-systems for collective impact.
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ORGANIZING

Byron’s Babbles • 03/21/2018
Global organizations are a new species on the face of our planet—a species that in less than two centuries has progressed to rule the world. Organizations are essentially geometries of power.
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CREATING CHANGE STARTS WITH ‘GETTING OUT OF ONE’S BUBBLE’

Leadership Freak • 03/21/2018
To initiate change, leaders require collective insight outside of their own reality. Co-sensing is a practice for collecting that insight.
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SOCIAL FIELDS AND THEORY U

The Jane Group • 03/20/2018
It is the quality of relationships among individuals, teams, and institutions that give rise to collective behavior and practical results.
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘ESSENTIALS OF THEORY U: CORE PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS’

Blogcritics • 03/20/2018
If you’re looking for a book that combines a humanist perspective with leading-edge strategic thinking, here it is.
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SEEK IT WITH YOUR HANDS: INTEGRATING HEAD, HEART, AND HAND

Byron’s Babbles • 03/20/2018
“Seek it with your hands—don’t think about it, feel it. The wisdom in your hands is greater than the wisdom of your head will ever be.”
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7 CRITICAL TACTICS TO LEAD YOUR BUSINESS TO A BETTER FUTURE

Young Upstarts • 03/20/2018
“This is a relentlessly turbulent time for business, with quicksilver shifts that can upset even the strongest organizations and throw firmly established plans far off course.”
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BOOK REVIEW: ‘ESSENTIALS OF THEORY U’

Seattle Pi • 03/19/2018
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PUTTING UP A MIRROR THAT LETS PEOPLE SEE THE BIGGER PICTURE

TwentyThirty • 03/14/2018
In times of disruptive change, successful leadership depends on the quality of attention and intention.
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THREE QUOTES THAT EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF LEADERSHIP

Leadership Freak • 03/11/2018
Check out these three quotes from The Essentials of Theory U that expand the definition of leadership.
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