What synergy in Nature can teach us to thrive in our endeavour

There is a famous and crucial law in the theory of systems and complexity, called the Ashby law or Law of Requisite Variety. In simple terms this law can be stated as follows:  In order to deal properly with the diversity of problems the world throws at you, you need to have a repertoire ofContinue reading “What synergy in Nature can teach us to thrive in our endeavour”

Blind spots, obstacles, and collective entrepreneurial intelligence

In previous articles, we have talked about the importance of truly coming together to form an authentic village of trusted fellow entrepreneurs and tap into a deep level of entrepreneurial synergies. The greater the challenges, the bigger and the higher quality of support you need. But why should you really do that? More specifically, how can you getContinue reading “Blind spots, obstacles, and collective entrepreneurial intelligence”

As a female entrepreneur are you playing in a generative zone?

As a female entrepreneur, you are probably already playing in the generative zone at the intersection between business self-interest and the common good. You enjoy a large supportive network of fellow entrepreneurs, belong to several communities, and amplify positive effects coming from your business in the culture and your environment. Sometimes however you may haveContinue reading “As a female entrepreneur are you playing in a generative zone?”

The hero and the village

An integrative journey towards generative entrepreneurship Your journey as an entrepreneur can easily be associated with the image of a hero. The symbolic meaning of the hero myth is evident: you as an entrepreneur are courageous enough to go into the arena alone and fight fiercely and autonomously to defend and build your vision. Fundamentally,Continue reading “The hero and the village”

Leadership is the creation of beauty

Photo credit: Craig Burrows Female leadership has a truly generative nature, that is, an attitude to the original contribution with a high aesthetic component. It draws indeed on a creative dimension and feeds on belonging. It is not defined by a merely directional dimension and at the most authentic core, female leadership identifies with the creationContinue reading “Leadership is the creation of beauty”

Abundance starts with seeing

Resources are the incredible potential for a system to function, grow, and flourish into its wholeness. Identifying the resources, seeing the resources, and bringing them on board are at the core of the generative change. The desired state may be often the healthy expression of an ecological willingness to integrate a new resource. Resources areContinue reading “Abundance starts with seeing”

Why do we need a narrative mindset?

Photo credit: ┬ęCarletto Del Monaco Recently, the power of narrative attracts more attention in learning and transforming individuals, teams, and communities. Why is a narrative mindset so crucial in this time of complex challenges? How is it related to our capacity for creating meaning, overcoming paradoxes and living in uncertainty? My experience Like all humans,Continue reading “Why do we need a narrative mindset?”