Friday, May 29, 2015
1-2 PM Eastern Time
Guests: Royce Holladay, Denise Easton and Renae Rebichini
What is a simple rule? Royce Holladay has described simple rules as the “specific, uncomplicated instructions that guide behavior and create the structure within which human beings can live their lives.” How do individuals, organizations and businesses identify their simple, the guidelines that can help align their values and their actions? Bring your thoughts and questions about simple rules to this provocative conversation!
Royce Holladay is co author, with Mallary Tytel, of Simple Rules: Radical Inquiry into Self, a book that aids recognition of the patterns that show up repeatedly in our lives. With that knowledge, individuals and groups are better able to use stories, metaphors and other tools to examine the interactions that influence the course of our lives and careers. As Director of Human systems Dynamics Network, Royce is responsible for establishing the conditions that support HSD Associates as they continue their learning journey, contribute to the field of HSD, and come together for common inquiry and fun. She has been Director of The Network since the inception of HSD Institute and believes that the principles of HSD offer insights and options for action that help individuals, groups, communities, and organizations in increasing their adaptive capacity. She is also an educator, who has worked on development of HSD theory through her work as a school district administrator, consultant, coach and writer. She is coauthor of two other books, Influencing Patterns: A Human Systems Dynamics Primer for Leaders and Dynamical Leadership: Adaptive Capacity for Uncertain Times She has also published Hovering Across Time, a book of Haiku affirmations based in the metaphors and images of human systems dynamics.
Denise Easton is an entrepreneur and consultant, who finds inspiration at the "complex, and emerging intersections" of human systems, organization development, knowledge management and strategic innovation. She works in corporate, public, education and non-profit domains which inform her research and thinking on capacity building within public and private organizations.Denise is the co-founder and principle with Complexity Space Consulting, where her research and work focuses on helping clients build adaptive, innovative and sustainable organizations by understanding and influencing the dynamics within human and organizational systems. She co-developed the Complexity Space Framework, an application/model for systems analysis, process innovation, organization design, development and change. In 1999 Denise founded Adapt Knowledge, a knowledge management consulting and learning technology services firm focused on the design, development, and strategic integration of digital knowledge and learning ecologies for organizations. She frequently writes and speaks about complexity in organizations, learning and network technology, and adaptive knowledge management practices. She is a certified "Human Systems Dynamics Practitioner" (HSDP) by the HSD Institute.
Renae Rebechini is a consultant, facilitator, negotiator, mediator, and organizational development professional with expertise in training, planning, project launches, investigation, and discovery. She has decades of experience working at the state and national levels to support the relationships among unions and management in the education system and she has facilitated small and large groups with complex political and emotional influences. She is current with the changes in the laws that affect the educational system and labor relations and has experience understanding in navigating the legal system. Her expertise in Interest-Based Bargaining and Interest-Based Problem Solving Processes are at the core of her approach to successful facillitations, negotiations, and mediations. She has traveled the world with local schools and the American Council for International Studies