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Rethinking Our Thinking

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75 – $90

The morning workshop will teach attendees the methodology of systems thinking and how to use it as a tool to create meaningful change, and, through small group work, identify the interconnected systems/factors affecting the biggest challenges in the region by analyzing the following questions:

  • Why, despite the region’s best efforts, do we struggle to move from planning to implementation of widescale transportation efforts?
  • Why, despite it being a significant priority for the region, has preserving and improving affordable housing options been so difficult?
  • Why despite knowledge of increasing natural disasters and related damage, do communities struggle to build and rebuild with a resilience framework in mind?
  • Why, despite significant economic growth, is economic mobility-limited in the region?

About the Keynote Speaker

Mr. Goodman is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and practitioner in the fields of Systems Thinking, Organizational Learning and Change, and Leadership. Mr. Goodman’s main focus is transferring these learning disciplines into organizations to sustain their capacity for learning and change. He draws on 35+ years of experience leading courses and trainings to help apply systems approaches and has published widely, authoring one of the first Systems Thinking textbooks and contributing to the Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge and Systems Thinking for Social Change by David Stroh. Mr. Goodman has designed and led leadership development programs for clients around the globe including the World Bank Group, IMF, Asia Development Bank, ReThink Health, and the New Zealand Leadership Development Center. 

Organizer

Triangle J Council of Governments
Phone:
(919) 549-0551
Email:
tjcog@tjcog.org
Website:
www.tjcog.org

Venue

Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center
1192 US 64W Business
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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