When we set out on this season, it was all about the great unknown of complex, adaptive systems. Scary, right?
I’ll admit, I was a little unsure myself whether we would be able to make systems thinking a little less intimidating and ultimately helpful to how we foster, build, and nourish ecosystems for change in our communities.
After hearing from our seven guests, I hope that things are a little less unknown.
Let’s break it down and see what we can take away from this season.
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Listen to the full episode to hear:
- How thinking and acting in complex, adaptive systems actually come naturally to humans, if we let it
- Why we need to let go of the illusion of control and linear thinking in order to take on the challenges we face
- How interconnectivity and mutualism are essential to social change
- Why we need to slow down in order to build meaningful solutions in community
- What kind of mindset shifts are required for leaders in complex, adaptive systems
Learn More About Anika Horn:
- Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change, April Rinne
- Community: The Structure of Belonging, Peter Block
- The Dawn of System Leadership, Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, and John Kania