It’s the busy time. Why are we launching a new Open Space Leadership cohort now?

It’s because we’ve re-structured this workshop for a more natural pace which even works in December.

We’ve moved from a packed-full 3-week workshop to a this new more organic 6-week format. Since it’s December, we’ll build in a break for the holidays this time as well.

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This flowchart will get me “in trouble”. It’s really hard to capture the organic complexity of Open Space in a decision tree flowchart. This flowchart as graphical thinking tool is really not fit for purpose when it comes to capturing Open Space.

We practice and teach “classic” Open Space what does that mean? This flowchart helped me think about what it means to ‘add’, ‘subtract’ and ‘copy/paste’ when holding an event with Open Space Technology.

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Glenda Eoyang says, “Wicked problems plague the global community today—climate change, violent conflict, hunger, corruption, to name a few. [Your]… issues may not be that far reaching, but they are equally wicked… ”

Adaptive Action Cycles, or Adaptive Action Planning, is a way to tame Wicked Issues and Sticky Problems.

An Adaptive Action Cycle has three phases, each phase id focused on a type of question. What? So what? Now what?

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What? So What? Now What?

Adaptive Action Cycles give you a way of spotting patterns and taking action.

So do Agile Retrospectives.

We’ve always used the pattern of the Agile Retrospective merged with concepts of HSD Adaptive Action Cycles mixed-in.

So what if we used the full pattern of the Adaptive Action Cycle from HSD with some experience of Agile Retrospectives mixed-in?

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What is Liftoff, and what is Agile Charting? Agile Chartering is an Agile Practice that provides your teams with what they need to complete their mission. LiftOff is time taken for good, deliberate Agile Chartering. We hate to see teams struggle. Too many teams use Agile Retrospectives to repair breakdowns after they happen, when that effective Agile Chartering would prevent them before they start.

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