Breathing in systems: is that healthy?

The world’s in agony. And almost all systems that I know of need changing.

No, more than that. They need transformation.

For someone like me, who is making a living contributing to systems change and teaching people about systems change and transitions, it seems as if I was born for this time. There are no boundaries to what I could be doing, the number of challenges to confront, the amount of coalitions to set up. The workload is potentially endless. Yet: my energy is not. And the paradox of being sensitive to what systems need, is that this outside-in awareness steers my behavior. Determines my agenda.

Okay. So why is that a problem? A paradox even, I hear you think? Meer lezen