Tagged systems thinking

5/100 Things – Nurture a systems perspective

Poet John Donne may have coined the words “No man is an island, entire of itself” more than a half millenium ago, but I interact with too many nonprofit board members who haven’t discovered the power of systems thinking that Reina experienced in just a few weeks.

Each of us, both individually and within organizations are parts of larger systems – think “ecosystem” – that span both the natural systems which supply our water, air and food and also the global web of people, organizational, family and business systems.

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