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U.LAB 2015: Participate in a personal & collective growth process

The course and videos are still online – it’s free

What – The image below is depicting the learning process during the weeks. It might look a bit complex for the beginner. The title of this free online course says it all: Transforming business, society and self. Scroll down to the process graphics of Theory U.

Why – It is all about learning how to create a space for the transformational processes that we urgently need – and on all levels – personally, locally and globally.

How – Recommendation to attend the U.LAB MOOC (free) – the videos of the first course are still accessible here: presencing.com/ulab/overview — 28.000 people enrolled to participate in the online learning space, local hubs are now emerging globally, the journey continues, the actions unfold in many cities …
Missed the course? There will be a next time to attend.


Theory U (Presencing Institute, Otto Scharmer)

Theory U proposes that the quality of the results that we create in any kind of social system is a function of the quality of awareness, attention, or consciousness that the participants in the system operate from. Since it emerged around 2006, Theory U has come to be understood in three primary ways: first as a framework; second, as a method for leading profound change; and third, as a way of being – connecting to the more authentic of higher aspects of our self. …” (presencing.com/theoryu) Theory U Read more here: presencing.com/theoryu

Does the U process fit for you? You need a fast evaluation right now?

No clue about the approach? If you google there are a lot of video talks of Otto Scharmer out there, but often they are lengthy. Please invest just that ten minutes and watch this one to get a good idea what it is all about.

. Get more info about methods for the change process on this related page:


Foresight Thinking at BetterBeta 2011

Foresight Thinking. Source: http://dthsg.com/3rd-partnerworkshop-foresight-thinking/

It was great pleasure to attend the BETTER BETA | Design Thinking @ HSG in Lüneburg (some time ago, yes). I learned to know new people, passions and methods. Have to add an update later, for now only the hint to the fusion of design thinking and foresight in the Foresight Thinking approach. This method is very important for the social foresight toolbox I want to build here step by step.

More: http://foresight.stanford.edu/methods.html

Foresight thinkers In action at BetterBeta, adjusting a biography of a persona. Source: Willi Schroll

Program of BetterBeta: http://www.slideshare.net/sniggy/better-beta-11