ELEVEN Conversational Leadership:Cultivating Collective Intelligence

A life-affirming leader is one who knows how to rely on and use the intelligence that exists everywhere in the community, the company, the school, or the organization. A leader these days needs to be a host—one who convenes people, who convenes diversity, who convenes all viewpoints in creative processes where our intelligence can come forth.

—Margaret Wheatley, The Berkana Institute

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In this chapter, we include four short stories that reveal varied ways that the World Café process and principles can ...

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