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Category: Coaching

  • Spiral Dynamics and CliftonStrengths

    In our time, all the right conditions and contradictions for the Integral value meme of Spiral Dynamics have finally emerged — a cascade of “wicked problems” that can only be fully recognized and solved from an Integral perspective. Some have been around for a while, like racism, abortion, and power, and some have risen to […]

  • Spiral Dynamics and Positive Disintegration

    We are living in chaotic times. Thanks to Steven Pinker we know that it is the most peaceful time in known human history, yet it certainly does not feel like it. Warfare is different today. More often than not it is more of a culture war, a war of different worldviews, different ways of sense-making […]

  • Through Chaos, Toward Community

    Here is an article I wrote. It finally got published. I think that it can be a good complementation to CliftonStrength, as this shines another light on team culture. Maybe CS could be used among other tools to navigate the stages?

  • Positive disintegration

    Today I want to talk about a theory called Positive Disintegration, which comes from Kasimierz Dabrowski, a psychologist and psychiatrist from Poland and Canada who lived through both world wars. His observation of how people dealt with trauma, his friendship with Maslow, and his knowledge of Piaget, among other things, led to a theory that […]

  • First Exercises

    So now the CliftonStrengths 34 report is in your hands. (If your reaction now is: OK, Boomer, then may I tell you that all this is of course also possible electronically. And no, I’m not a boomer, albeit only narrowly.) But, what are you doing with it now? Of course, read it first. Highlighting Top […]

  • Have another have a look

    You have experienced a series of events in which emotion and logic have failed you. In my experience of this it is… uncomfortable. Spock, Star TrekDiscovery At times, our emotional and behavioral as well as our thought patterns fail us. And Spock’s analysis is, well, a truly Vulcan understatement. But let’s be clear: to an […]