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Emergent Leadership

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Emergent Leadership — aka Thoughtful Citizenship


Leader is not a title to claim for oneself, it is a temporary role offered to (or requested of) a person of integrity and good standing in his or her community. — from Leadership is a Fashionable Hat


Leadership is a word much loved in business culture these days. We have agile leaders, servant leaders, thought leaders, fearless leaders, open leaders, and tribal leaders, to name but a few. We have leadership rules, leadership laws, leadership principles, and leadership lessons. To satisfy this craving the business world is now awash with Leadership Training.

So what sets this workshop apart from all the other leadership offerings? Very simply, you will not learn to be a leader. You will learn instead to be a good citizen, and in understanding the nature of citizenship your natural leadership tendancies will be sparked, positioning you to take on leadership duties as and when required, without fear, and more vitally, without arrogance and without an assumed air of superiority.

The act of reinventing organisations requires gentle leaders, thoughtful leaders, leaders who know when to serve, when to step up and when to step aside. Today's organisations require everyone to lead, when the time is appropriate for the type of leadership each of us can offer—and all of us can offer leadership. We just need to try a little less, release a little more.


Shift your paradigm

Emergent Leadership will take you on a two-day journey to discover you innate citizenship, your ability to love, to serve, to create, to confront, to rise above the mundane and live to your fullness within the madness of the corporate world, seeding transformation as you go.

Using poetry, storytelling, dialog, improvisation, creative writing, theatre games, metaphor and scripture the Emergent Leadership experience will challenge your mind and open your heart.

If you are already a leader this workshop may be a process of unlearning, emptying your cup in order to make room for a different way of thinking, a different approach to leadership. If you do not (yet) coinsider yourself a leader this workshop will unlock your potential to be one.


Learning Outcome

If all goes well you'll leave with a sense of awe at how something as simple as good citizenship becomes great leadership in the transformation space, and you'll be ready to arrive at your next station with a willingness to be the best you that you are capable of being, whether leader, citizen or some oscillating hybrid of the two.

Do not attend this workshop if you have any desire to hold onto, or gain corporate power, or wish to maintain the status quo. This workshop is for fearless adventurers, curious investigators, and unorthodox thinkers.


Read more about this workshop

[Not] Leadership by Tobias Mayer

A journey towards emergent leadership by Arif Bobat

Experiments with Emergent Leadership by Richard Arpino




"Tobias is a master in shifting perspectives and producing long-lasting learning outcomes. He guides the group of learners to explore differently what is known, expands your comfort zone to consider different views and opens up possibility to create new tools for yourself. Highly recommended!"
Anna Rondina, Change and Transformation Agent


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