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The Essentials of Theory U by C. Otto Scharmer

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The Matrix of Social Evolution

One of my most important insights is that there is a blind spot in learning and leadership. This blind spot concerns the sources from which our action and perception originate. The aim of the Theory U method is to orient our attention to these sources of action and thought. Our patterns of thinking, conversing, and organizing create a global world of social complexity that we enact moment to moment. How can we investigate the process of creating social reality? How can we catch the process of social reality creation in flight?

The Grammar of Social Fields

In physics we learn that a material alters its behavior when it changes from one state to another. Water, for instance, at temperatures below freezing (32°F/0°C) ...

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