“the primitive brain becomes part of an overall gestalt of thinking and being. This is how we experience ourselves as a totality rather than as a mass of unrelated parts, feelings, and functions.” Our view of the brain is largely hierarchic. It follows the kind of thinking that gives us machines and computer programs…

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  “To learn you have to be suggestible. To be suggestible you have to be relaxed. If the primitive brain, centered around the amygdala, is on constant high alert for any potential threats it will be very hard if not impossible to learn anything.” We are routinely taught from an early age that being suggestible…

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  This episode of Liminal Leaders is with Shawn Askinosie who left a successful career as a criminal defense lawyer to start a bean to bar chocolate factory and never looked back. Askinosie Chocolate is a small batch, award winning chocolate factory located in Springfield, Missouri, sourcing 100% of their beans directly from farmers. The…

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  I have been following with great interest and a real degree of admiration my friends at Innovation Design Studio The Moment as they roll out Holacracy in their own rapidly expanding organization. I had the pleasure of catching up with one of the key figures in the implementation, Innovation Designer Simon Mhanna to ask…

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Mike:                  
Would you say that the culture and future of organizations are things you take a deep interest in?

Amit:                  
Yes, and I think I’ll break it down to software being a manifestation of that culture which begs the question – if culture has changed, why hasn’t software changed? Yes, I would say I take a deep interest in that and try to break it down into the pieces we can control and can’t control.

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Photo by Alfred Schrock on Unsplash The sweet core value in Liminal Coaching on 2 pages Welcome to Liminal Coaching. There are 2 main levels to Liminal Coaching, the first clears unprocessed subconscious material and the second focuses on developing specific strengths and skills. Liminal Coaching Level 1 Your subconscious has a major effect on…

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The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on a few basic but essential questions on Organizational Change. I was delighted to get some time to talk with Noah Rosenberg for this article on organizational change and design. Noah had a long career as a Digital…

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  The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on a few basic but essential questions on Organizational Change. On this occasion I connected with Al Curnow. Al is a Senior Consultant with High Performing Culture (HPC).  HPC helps organizations create, drive and maintain high performing…

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For the latest in the Liminal Thought Leaders series I connected with Martha Valenta in St Louis. Martha has been a Human Centered Design consultant for the past 14 years, with a focus on the financial industry. She has collaborated on strategy, experience, and interaction design with business stakeholders, development teams, and users to create…

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