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Organizational Resilience for Fluid Times

Organizational Resilience for Fluid Times

The beauty of building an appreciation for evolution into organizational DNA is a celebrated part of our work together at Integrated Work. We see dismantling approaches, structures, and teams in favor of others that better fit our intentions as a sign of progress in the direction of our dreams. In this article, we invite you to explore the dimensions of successful organizational change.

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Letters from Kamp

Letters from Kamp

During September, the Integrated Work team gathered in Boulder, Colorado for a KOAN Kamp retreat to connect, serve the community, and plan for the future. Here are some personal accounts of what some team members found memorable.

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Mission Matters, But Are You Stuck?

Mission Matters, But Are You Stuck?

While we guide individuals to lead with purpose, we often send these folks back into systems that haven’t really evolved to support new ways of thinking and being. Download CEO Jennifer Simpson’s thought-provoking piece “Amplify Your Impact: Making the Most of Mission-Driven Leadership” to learn about an organizing model that helps leaders deliver on their vision.

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Easing Back To Life: A Nature-based Leadership Cohort Program for Women

Easing Back To Life: A Nature-based Leadership Cohort Program for Women

As the pandemic eases, it almost feels like we are re-emerging back to life. How do we reflect, revive and begin anew as a leader? “Easing Back to Life” is an opportunity to come back to life through intentional nature-based practices that will awaken your senses, enliven your spirit, and restore your sense of wholeness after a year in which so much was taken away.

Join the Center for Nature & Leadership and a supportive community of women, to learn some practices that will support a conscious, intentional re-emergence.

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Set-up for Success(ion)—Planning Purposeful Leadership Transitions

Set-up for Success(ion)—Planning Purposeful Leadership Transitions

For many years, we have helped leaders navigate transitions smoothly via thoughtful succession planning and support during times of turnover. If you are an emerging executive looking to level-up your leadership in preparation for a more senior role, an existing executive beginning to contemplate your next chapter, or have a role in the organization or on its Board in supporting succession and executive success, we’d love to talk to you about your needs and help set you up for success.

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Facilitator’s Corner: How Superpowered Introductions Dismantle Problematic Power Dynamics

Facilitator’s Corner: How Superpowered Introductions Dismantle Problematic Power Dynamics

Many group events and activities open with some sort of welcome or warm-up exercise, providing participants with a chance to introduce themselves before addressing the topic at hand. Sometimes, introductions that focus solely on titles, roles, degrees, years of experience, professional affiliations, and so on, can create a power dynamic that results in some attendees feeling less willing to contribute during the meeting.

Here’s a simple alternative approach to facilitating introductions that enables greater human-first connection: a focus on superpowers.

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