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Tuesday, August 7 • 15:45 - 17:00
From Mindset to Consciousness: Playing the Infinite Game of Human Development (Jean Richardson)

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Agile is part of an evolution in consciousness--in the nature of our awareness and noticing skills and our knowledge of self and other. When agile emerges in an organization, it does so within a consciousness unlike its own. Yet, our approaches to agility often impede its ability to stick where it emerges.
Agilists have used the frames of mindset and learning. But, we need to use the frames of consciousness and development in order to truly transform. In doing so, we see agile transformations are actually personal transformations. Organizations don't change, people change and then the organization adapts.
This deep dive session discusses the agile mindset and puts “mindset” in the context of “consciousness.” It speaks to advancing agilists who are trying to understand why adoptions go wrong when they have done everything "right." You are more likely to receive full value in this session if you have have been pursuing agility within organisations for at least three years.
This session provides pointers on how to spot developmental as opposed to lower level learning experiences. It is based on my own practice, on research I did for my master’s thesis, and on my book The Preservation of the Agile Heart: From Mindset to Consciousness.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Be able to articulate a working definition of consciousness
  • Understand the difference between mindset and consciousness
  • Understand how consciousness and human development align
  • Understand the difference between learning and development
  • Be able to spot learning opportunities that do not facilitate development
  • Be able to create opportunities for personal development and self-care in the context of development



Tuesday August 7, 2018 15:45 - 17:00 PDT
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