Worldview Intelligence – Halifax, NS – April 9 & 10, 2015

Worldview Intelligence: Transforming Differences into Progress

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Building connectedness in a 21st Century world of highly divergent perspectives, experiences and cultures to work and learn together more effectively


Each of us has a worldview. It impacts how we see and interact with the world, events, situations and other people.  Our Worldviews influence our communication, decision-making and workplace cultures.  Most of this happens unconsciously.  Worldview awareness helps us explore individual and collective assumptions, beliefs and value systems with curiosity and non-judgment. This opens the potential for more comprehensive approaches and solutions to emerge on a range of issues and opportunities, including those that might be mildly oppositional to completely divisive to seemingly unsolvable. Experiencing and understanding the transformative power of worldview awareness often leads to more creative solutions to the human dynamics challenges we routinely encounter in all kinds of places.


TWO DAY WORKSHOP    

Location: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

April 9 and 10, 2015 9:00 am – 4:30 pm each day

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During these this workshop, you will:

  • Learn more about worldview, what it is, how it is shaped and how it influences dynamics at work, in our social systems and relationships
  • Become aware of ways to invite and engage other worldviews more fully into conversations, organizations or social systems
  • Explore how to draw on the power of worldview awareness in business development, customer service, employee retention and recruitment and addressing divisive or contentious issues across ideological divides

Day 1: Exploration of Worldview Intelligence as a Personal Leadership Practice

The willingness to bring curiosity and non-judgment to understanding worldviews and how they impact our lives and the lives of people we interact with is a personal   leadership practice. In this day we will:

  • Explore your worldview, how it was formed and how it influences your relationships and communication
  • Look at how systems thinking influences the development and perpetuation of our worldviews
  • Examine the neuroscience behind our physiological   responses, learn to recognize triggers and identify how to use this information in helpful ways to expand or shift worldview(s)
  • Understand how storytelling influences our worldviews and use reflective listening practices to expand awareness

Day 2: Exploration of Worldview IntelligenceTM Patterns and Practices in Organizations

Organizational Worldview Intelligence is essential when there are differences of opinions, belief or value systems or if your role requires you to work with distinctly different worldviews in client interactions, internally with staff or in policy development. Building on Day 1, we will:

  • Use Systems Thinking to uncover organizational breakthrough points made possible through worldview awareness
  • Explore how an organization’s worldview impacts its internal operations and external relationships
  • Identify and explore how to bring in organizational practices that welcome multiple worldview perspectives
  • Grow understanding of generative processes that build creativity and innovation in work and community settings

Who Should Come?

  • Organizational Leaders responsible for creating inclusive workplaces and engaged teams
  • OD consultants responsible for change initiatives, continuous learning and restructuring
  • HR consultants (internal and external) responsible for leadership development and policies on diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Art of Hosting practitioners wanting to deepen their hosting practice

Registration Details

For the workshop description click here: Worldview Halifax April 2015

Registration fee: $650.00 CA + 15% HST 

(includes a light lunch and any resource materials)

For more information and registration details go to the Eventbrite site.


To contact us for more information fill in this form:


Workshop Hosts

Jerry Nagel

Kathy Jourdain

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