The ABCs of polarity thinking
Target Audience: Managers, Supervisors, Intact Teams, Collaborative Groups who want to reap the rewards of both sides of the coin!
We have been conditioned to view most of our choices through an ‘either-or’ lens: activity or rest; competition or collaboration; strategy or operations; centralization or decentralization. Yet the reality is that too much of anything eventually produces negative or undesirable results. And then our energy naturally shifts to pursuing the opposite of what we currently have, the old “The grass is always greener on the other side!” feeling.
This introductory workshop will build foundational knowledge, skills and experience in Polarity Thinking – how to work within these seemingly opposite yet inter-dependent pairs that support a common purpose. Participants will learn how to:
This workshop blends the presentation of theory and content with experiential learning including individual and group work in order to maximize information retention and support immediate application in the workplace. If you are tired of the constant 'tug-of-war' between seemingly opposite alternatives and want a way to identify and harness the benefits of multiple options, this is the workshop for you.
An excellent course. A good tool to help you look at all sides.
An excellent course to help you think about day-to-day decisions made at work and otherwise. Well presented and facilitated by Dianne.
City of Toronto Employee