Building Workplace Trust

“Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.”
David Armistead

Purpose of the session:

  • Build a real understanding of trust and its power to transform organisations for greater good
  • Get clear on levels of trust in my organisation and its wider community
  • Deepen how I work with trust and lead in a more conscious way

Workplace Spirituality

“When the old culture is dying, the new culture is born from a few people who are not afraid to be insecure”
Rudolph Bahro

Purpose of the session:

  • To reflect on what spirituality in the workplace means and how it can be developed in practise
  • To consider the benefits of workplace spirituality
  • To develop a range of resources to help embed workplace spirituality

Organisational Purpose

“The return from your work must be the satisfaction that work brings you and the world’s need of that work. With this, life is heaven, or as near heaven as you can get.”
W.E.B Dubois

Purpose of the session:

  • Build real understanding of purpose and its power in organisations
  • Exploring the link between consciousness and organisational purpose
  • Understand the leaders role in translating organisational purpose for others, powerfully

Conscious Capitalism

“This is what we know to be true: business is good because it creates value, it is ethical because it is based on voluntary exchange, it is noble because it can elevate our existence, and it is heroic because it lifts people out of poverty and creates prosperity”
John E. Mackey, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business

Purpose of the session:

  • To understand the principles of the Conscious Capitalism movement
  • To consider its relevance for you as a leader within your own organisation

New Economy

"We have an economy that tells us it is cheaper to destroy earth in real time rather than renew, restore, and sustain it. You can print money to bail out a bank but you can't print life to bail out a planet"
Paul Hawken, entrepreneur, environmental activist and author

Purpose of the session:

  • To build a ‘map’ of our current world economy
  • To explore the role of organisations and business within the world economy
  • To review economic sustainability on a practical level

Systems Leadership

"We can't impose our will on a system. We can listen to what the system tells us, and discover how its properties and our values can work together to bring forth something much better than could ever be produced by our will alone"
Donella H. Meadows

Purpose of the session:

  • To understand the core concepts of systems thinking and explore how organisations can harness the power of their own system for the greater good
  • To consider the ways of fostering increased connection across organisations and stakeholders
  • To explore the different leadership skills required in complex systems

Business and Community

"Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community"
Andrew Carnegie

Purpose of the session:

  • To develop an understanding of how conscious leaders would develop businesses with the community in mind
  • To explore the impact a conscious leader can have on the wider world through their organisation
  • To examine the ways in which business can help and hurt communities, locally and globally