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Sarah Verwei © 2013
EVOLUTIONARY Leadership for sustainability
SARAH VERWEI
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Cr EaTIviTy
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Sarah Verwei © 2013
ART OF HOSTING &
DESIGN THINKING

ART OF HOSTING =

AN EMERGING SET OF
PRACTICES FOR
FACILITATING GR...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
2 SETS OF GOALS:

1. CREATE
MEANINGFUL NEW
CONNECTIONS FOR
THE PARTICIPANTS,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR
COLLAB...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
ART OF HOSTING

WELCOME AND LISTEN
TO DIVERSE
VIEWPOINTS

MAXIMIZE
PARTICIPATION AND
CIVILITY

TRAN...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Building flexible scaffolding to
support a creative hands on,
interactive experience

Day 1:

Cultiv...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
LEADERSHIP

JOY

INTUITIVE HEART

LOVE

LOVE CREATES LIFE
CHEMICALS MOVING
THROUGH THE BODY-
WE HA...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Sarah Verwei © 2013
OUR NATURE = LOVE

CULTIVATING AN
INVITING HEART

TO ALLOW ITSELF INTO
A JOURNEY

HAVING NEW
RELATI...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
SYNTONY

COMPASS

CONVERSATION

LADDER
Sarah Verwei © 2013
THE RIGHT PEOPLE

COLLABORATIVE

BIG PICTURE

SYSTEMS THINKERS

ACTIVELY ENGAGED
IN CREATING
CHANG...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
I AM LUCKY

I HAVE BEEN
SURROUNDING
MYSELF WITH THIS
COMMUNITY

BEING GENTLE WITH
MYSELF AND LIMIT
O...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
LEVEL 1 SYNTONY LADDER:

WHAT IS MY LIFE,S
PURPOSE?

WHAT ARE MY
TALENTS?

WHAT IS THE MEANING
TO L...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Level 2: socio-cultural sustainability

What common cares
brings us together?

Shared vision?

What...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Level 3: ecological sustainability

What gifts do we
receive from nature?

Listening to the
messages...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Level 4: evolutionary sustainability

Learning to read the
patterns of change of
which we are a part ...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Frame insights:

Embody patterns of
nature

Systems thinking into
systems feeling

Integration of t...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Holistic paradigm

Complex systems

Consciousness

Information

Energy and matter

Unitary system...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Living environments
influences our creativity
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Time- in

My little son Senna told
me we need to let go
the concept of time out
and use time in = tim...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Human biospheric sphere

New identity

Wij leren van onze
kinderen

Deze generatie begrijpt
beter w...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Being in nature
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Sensing and being
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Expressing authentic self

Listening beyond
words

Sensing with the whole
being

Expression of huma...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems being

Living a new
consciousness

Metareflections

Instant communications

To live lightl...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems being

Syntony quest
• www.syntonyquest.org

Humanity = one

Nourished

Sustained

Before...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Connection from head,heart, hands?

Move from teaching
systems to creating the
conditions for
experie...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems feeling

Connecting to our
emotions and will

Being able to make the
emotional connection

...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
System feeling

Face the challenge to
bridge the gap between
our technological
intelligence , social
...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
How to practice conversation?

Move

To a living and
experiencing system

Feel our physical space
...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems thinking
into systems feeling

A big moving picture

Ethical perspective

To create knowled...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems thinking
a new way of seeing

A cell

An organism

A society or a galaxy

A gate opening u...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Reflecting on my journey
of learning

How to become fully me

A dynamic flow

Interactions

Archet...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Systems thinking
into systems feeling

All our relations

Playfully engaged in a
life long creativit...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Embodyment of
evolutionary leadership

Heraclitus

“everything flows”

Proces orientation
embraced ...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Keywords evolutionary leadership

Aware of potential to
develop a general theory
or organized complex...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
From systems thinking
into systems being:

The evolution of our
way to seeing and living
in the world
Sarah Verwei © 2013
International Society of Systems
Science ( ISSS)

EVOLUTION OF OUR WAY
TO SEEING AND LIVING
IN THE WO...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Sarah Verwei © 2013
How can we connect?

Everything is possible

How can we connect?

We are to fragmented
so we need t...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
The idea

Everyone follows

Everyone leads is
powerful

Reflections of the
nature

For the good of...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Evolutionary leadership

The embodiment of
systems being

Creating new realities

Learning how to s...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
multilevelness

Dabrowski

System theory

Ontwikkelingsnivo,s

Emotionele ontwikkeling

Ego centr...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Syntony compass:
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Syntony conversation

Coming together~
turning
together~suspension~
internal listening
accepting diff...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Concept of Syntony:

Listening to the rhythm
of change learning how
to play our own melody
in ways th...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Tune into useful frequencies

We can learn to find and
create resonant processes
with the dynamics of...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Action:

Changing course

Orientating yourself

Navigating through chaos

Re orienting to
sustaina...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Thanks to Kathia Lazlo _ leadership for sustainability
Sarah Verwei © 2013
Sarah Verwei
Catalyst, Facilitator, Coach & Ambassador
+31 6 507 483 33
Skype: synergie63
sarahverwei@...
Sarah Verwei © 2013
With special thanks to Dr. Kathia Laszlo for her
inspirational Leadership of Saybrook,s Project X
Than...
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Hello, just a short note to let you know about the upcoming 25 May admissions deadline for the MBA ( Leadership & Sustainability) International Business Management.

The Master Class in International Business Management is offered in exclusive partnership between Prof. Alexander Laszlo and Syntony International. A Master Class Syntony.

For complete information about the programme you can go to the course.
www.syntonyinternational.com

We are building the course catalogues now. Leadership & Sustainability, Leadership the new Conversation, Syntony as a way of life. Business Management. Communication.
To aply for the May intake you can fill the application at the webpage Syntony International. www.syntonyinternational.com in contact.
For help with further information of any kind, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team by replying to this email or via telephone.

Best wishes

Sarah Verwei
Syntony International
Spuikom 14, 4484 AZ Kortgene the Netherlands
+31 650748333

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  1. 1. Sarah Verwei © 2013 EVOLUTIONARY Leadership for sustainability SARAH VERWEI
  2. 2. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Cr EaTIviTy
  3. 3. Sarah Verwei © 2013
  4. 4. Sarah Verwei © 2013 ART OF HOSTING & DESIGN THINKING  ART OF HOSTING =  AN EMERGING SET OF PRACTICES FOR FACILITATING GROUP CONVERSATIONS  SUPPORTED BY PRINCIPLES THAT MAXIMIZE COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE  DESIGN THINKING =  OFFERS METHODS, PROCESSES, TO HELP US DEFINE PROBLEMS,ANALYZE INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE THEN MOVE TOWARDS ACTION.
  5. 5. Sarah Verwei © 2013 2 SETS OF GOALS:  1. CREATE MEANINGFUL NEW CONNECTIONS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS, OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION, THAT WOULD ACCELERATE AND AMPLIFY PROJECTS ALREADY UNDERWAY, OR UNCOVER NEW POSSIBILITIES.  2. A FLOW OF 2 DAYS.  DESIGNED TO INCREASE SELF AWARENESS TO DEVELOP A SHARED UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIFFERENT AND COMPLEMENTARY TALENTS, PRESENT IN THE ROOM, TO GET TO CO-LEARN, CO- CREATE
  6. 6. Sarah Verwei © 2013 ART OF HOSTING  WELCOME AND LISTEN TO DIVERSE VIEWPOINTS  MAXIMIZE PARTICIPATION AND CIVILITY  TRANSFORM CONFLICT INTO CREATIVE COOPERATION  ACCELERATING Systemic Transformation  Design, hosts, facilitating action, learning experiences  Working at work flow studio a inter section of Authentic Leadership  Sustainable Development  Collaborative community  Building in order to accelerate the profound transformation that is needed in our world~
  7. 7. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Building flexible scaffolding to support a creative hands on, interactive experience  Day 1:  Cultivating community and creating shared understanding of the people, projects and possibilities in the room  Day 2:  Through working together, prototype new possibilities, and get a deeper sense of the capacity of the ecosystem.  Sensing and feeling with every cell.
  8. 8. Sarah Verwei © 2013 LEADERSHIP  JOY  INTUITIVE HEART  LOVE  LOVE CREATES LIFE CHEMICALS MOVING THROUGH THE BODY- WE HAVE A CHOICE  WE CAN CHOOSE LOVE  TUNING IN INTO THIS WISDOM  TUNING IN INTO A CREATIVE FIELD
  9. 9. Sarah Verwei © 2013
  10. 10. Sarah Verwei © 2013 OUR NATURE = LOVE  CULTIVATING AN INVITING HEART  TO ALLOW ITSELF INTO A JOURNEY  HAVING NEW RELATIONSHIPS  SHARING AND LEARNING  POSSIBILITIES  ACTIONS  HEALTHY CONVERSATIONS  RESPECT  OPENNESS  FRIENDLY
  11. 11. Sarah Verwei © 2013 SYNTONY  COMPASS  CONVERSATION  LADDER
  12. 12. Sarah Verwei © 2013 THE RIGHT PEOPLE  COLLABORATIVE  BIG PICTURE  SYSTEMS THINKERS  ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN CREATING CHANGE  BRING THEM TOGETHER IN THE RIGHT WAY
  13. 13. Sarah Verwei © 2013 I AM LUCKY  I HAVE BEEN SURROUNDING MYSELF WITH THIS COMMUNITY  BEING GENTLE WITH MYSELF AND LIMIT OUR JOY JOYFULL AND PEACEFULL , THE KEY TO JOY IS THE MENTAL SHIFT = THE EXPERIENCE OF LOVE  HAPPINEZ, HEALTH, LOVE AND JOY
  14. 14. Sarah Verwei © 2013 LEVEL 1 SYNTONY LADDER:  WHAT IS MY LIFE,S PURPOSE?  WHAT ARE MY TALENTS?  WHAT IS THE MEANING TO LIFE?  AM I listening with every cell of my being?  Personal sustainability
  15. 15. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Level 2: socio-cultural sustainability  What common cares brings us together?  Shared vision?  What do we want to create?  What do we need to learn?  Deep dialogues  collaborations  Considerateness  Empathy  Openness  Joy
  16. 16. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Level 3: ecological sustainability  What gifts do we receive from nature?  Listening to the messages of all beings  Ultimate unity  Restoring relationships & connections
  17. 17. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Level 4: evolutionary sustainability  Learning to read the patterns of change of which we are a part of. Hear the rhythms of life  Cultivating our ability to play our own piece  Sing and dance our path into existence in harmony with the cosmic creation  How ?  Activity?  Our work our life
  18. 18. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Frame insights:  Embody patterns of nature  Systems thinking into systems feeling  Integration of the rational intuitive thinking  3 principles of holism
  19. 19. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Holistic paradigm  Complex systems  Consciousness  Information  Energy and matter  Unitary system evolution
  20. 20. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Living environments influences our creativity
  21. 21. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Time- in  My little son Senna told me we need to let go the concept of time out and use time in = time to give a big hugg and smile and feeling comfortable and safe
  22. 22. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Human biospheric sphere  New identity  Wij leren van onze kinderen  Deze generatie begrijpt beter wat sociaal zijn betekent dan wij  Kinderen troosten en warmte geven is basisbehoefte altijd
  23. 23. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Being in nature
  24. 24. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Sensing and being
  25. 25. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Expressing authentic self  Listening beyond words  Sensing with the whole being  Expression of human being  An envolving humanity  An integration of full human capacities  Systems being = systems livings  The journey = the transformative learning process of expansion of consciousness  From awareness to embodiment
  26. 26. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems being  Living a new consciousness  Metareflections  Instant communications  To live lightley, joyfully, peacefully and meaningfull  This is an inside job  Systainability is a learning journey  Empathy and love  Human family  relationships
  27. 27. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems being  Syntony quest • www.syntonyquest.org  Humanity = one  Nourished  Sustained  Before we can change the way we live  We need to change ourselves  Process of recovering  By living a new consciousness  Meta reflections  Instant communications  Organisational transformation and social change
  28. 28. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Connection from head,heart, hands?  Move from teaching systems to creating the conditions for experiencing and living systems  Creating a mood  Generative  Strategic  The connections through life are the experiences and reflections, this involves a life long learning  Commitment to integrate cognition and emotion
  29. 29. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems feeling  Connecting to our emotions and will  Being able to make the emotional connection  Seeing has an emotional connection  Tranlating ideas into action  2 types of systems thinkers  1. those who cognitivly understand and talk the systems talk  2. those who appreciate and can feel what it means to embrace a systems view
  30. 30. Sarah Verwei © 2013 System feeling  Face the challenge to bridge the gap between our technological intelligence , social cultural and ethical intelligence to use technologies for the greates good  A call for participation innovating a future of peace  Abundance partnership  Translating ideas into action
  31. 31. Sarah Verwei © 2013 How to practice conversation?  Move  To a living and experiencing system  Feel our physical space  Our tone of voice  Facial and body expression  Be fully present in a conversation  Be fully present in a conversation  Be fully present in a conversation  Be fully present in a conversation
  32. 32. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems thinking into systems feeling  A big moving picture  Ethical perspective  To create knowledge  Understandig  integrating  Bridges to approaches by using both analysis & synthesis  Combining synthesis & analysis  From cognitive perspective  Patterns of change  Why, what question?
  33. 33. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems thinking a new way of seeing  A cell  An organism  A society or a galaxy  A gate opening up  A system = a set of interconnected elements that form a whole, show properties  From the Greek:” synhistanai”  = to place together  Opportunities for exploring  Thinking in terms rather than structures of processes of relationships of interconnections
  34. 34. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Reflecting on my journey of learning  How to become fully me  A dynamic flow  Interactions  Archetypes  Theories  Not enough to sufficient  Critical rational path methods and useful tools  Systems thinking into systems feeling:  The beginning – transformative process  Leading to: expansion of consciousness  New ways of learning & the emergence
  35. 35. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Systems thinking into systems feeling  All our relations  Playfully engaged in a life long creativity  Remembering how to be curious enquire reconnection  Harmonize with patterns of change  Learning to listen to and change  Play  Play  Play  Play  Listen and harmonize  Listen and harmonize  Listen and harmonize
  36. 36. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Embodyment of evolutionary leadership  Heraclitus  “everything flows”  Proces orientation embraced by system thinking  Abundance mental model  Higer purpose  Ecologiess of innovation  Systems feelings  Evolutionary leadership  Systems being  Systems thinking  A systems paradigm as coherent framework of thought  1975 Laszlo came to existence
  37. 37. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Keywords evolutionary leadership  Aware of potential to develop a general theory or organized complexity  Pioneered by organismic biologist  Enriched by gestalt psychologist  Ecologist  Capra, 1996 one hand  The other hand: Scientists 1920” developments in other: engineering< information< theory< management< cybernetics  Recognition as a relevant useful way of understanding and acting in the world  Biological technical origins
  38. 38. Sarah Verwei © 2013 From systems thinking into systems being:  The evolution of our way to seeing and living in the world
  39. 39. Sarah Verwei © 2013 International Society of Systems Science ( ISSS)  EVOLUTION OF OUR WAY TO SEEING AND LIVING IN THE WORLD  1920, SCIENTISTS  1975 ( LASZLO)  GENERAL THEORY OF ORGANIZED COMPLEXITY  1937: Introduction  Ludwig von Bertalanffy, emerging systems idea  ( GTS)  GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY: HAMMOND 1997:2  1954: together with Ralph Gerard and Anatol Rapoport, James Miller, Kenneth Boulding established the Society for the Advancement of general system theory.
  40. 40. Sarah Verwei © 2013
  41. 41. Sarah Verwei © 2013 How can we connect?  Everything is possible  How can we connect?  We are to fragmented so we need to enter it through music, dance to a spirit~  We get signals and perceptions and it is now an evolution  We can change the direction  It is about the deeper brothers we are oneness  Connections are real  Through music, writing, dancing, meditating we reach the field
  42. 42. Sarah Verwei © 2013 The idea  Everyone follows  Everyone leads is powerful  Reflections of the nature  For the good of the whole  Evolutionary leadership is an ever changing flux of interconnections that seek to intentionally create the conditions for the emergence of a better future~ quote of Peter Merry of the Wisdom University
  43. 43. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Evolutionary leadership  The embodiment of systems being  Creating new realities  Learning how to shape the future  Creating a domain to deepen understanding of reality and participating  No longer victims of circumstances but: participating in creating new circumstances
  44. 44. Sarah Verwei © 2013 multilevelness  Dabrowski  System theory  Ontwikkelingsnivo,s  Emotionele ontwikkeling  Ego centrisme naar altruisme naar proces van uiteenvallen  Gaat samen met een innerlijk conflict, dat is normaal = gezond proces  Positive desintegration
  45. 45. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Syntony compass:
  46. 46. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Syntony conversation  Coming together~ turning together~suspension~ internal listening accepting difference mutual trust building~ dialogue~building common grond~confronting each others assumptions, reveal feeling~  Metalogue~thinking and feeling as a group~ building shared assumptions culture~  4 practices of syntony  No discussions or advocay = competitions & conviction- no dialetic = examing opposites~no debate = resolving by logic= beating down
  47. 47. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Concept of Syntony:  Listening to the rhythm of change learning how to play our own melody in ways that harmonize with the larger piece = zingeving wie/wat is er nog meer?  It is possible to elicit harmoneous patterns of change in ourselves, in others, in our broader environment  Purposefully and consciously & intentionally
  48. 48. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Tune into useful frequencies  We can learn to find and create resonant processes with the dynamics of those things we interact.  In its highest form, syntony becomes a natural way of being and becoming with the world and is effortless, spontaneous, as breathing  We can re-learn of them how to live as a system of syntony. Our mission, our identity and who I am?  It is the ability to read the environment, to listen to messages, to pay attention with hightened sensitivity, this confered evolutionary advantage on creatures whose survival needs were based on inter connection and inter dependence
  49. 49. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Action:  Changing course  Orientating yourself  Navigating through chaos  Re orienting to sustainability patterns of change  Re-aligning with sustainable processes of transformation are challenges!  Strong sense of syntony  Ability to engage in complex learning  Through effort and practice we can learn to navigate in any of 3 ways :  1.computer, navigational technologies  A you are here technology, simple and easy to use
  50. 50. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Thanks to Kathia Lazlo _ leadership for sustainability
  51. 51. Sarah Verwei © 2013 Sarah Verwei Catalyst, Facilitator, Coach & Ambassador +31 6 507 483 33 Skype: synergie63 sarahverwei@gmail.com Facebook : Work Flow Studio
  52. 52. Sarah Verwei © 2013 With special thanks to Dr. Kathia Laszlo for her inspirational Leadership of Saybrook,s Project X Thanks for the connection and collaboration with Syntony Quest

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