SERIES: Dialogues Events

Read the latest reports from our Watershed Dialogues event series.

Life After the Pandemic: Future Scenarios

— Tyl Van Toorn

Published in The Diplomatic Courier's Life After Pandemic: Future Scenarios special edition.

Taking ‘Time out of Time’

— Heather Lejeune

We often use the phrase 'taking time out of time' when we engage with clients and partners, and with ourselves as a team. What does this mean, and how is it significant within transformative change?

Backroom Decisions Are Failing Us—What We Can Do

— Tyl van Toorn

Collaborative Design replaces bilateral, single-issue negotiation with interdisciplinary groups, including multilateral stakeholder conversations that consider the issue from a systemic perspective. Click here to read more.

Why you should engage outside of your usual environment—be it in the office or on a surfboard

— The Financial Post, June 19, 2019

The Financial Post interviewed Tyl van Toorn at our Toronto office.

Why Your Organization Needs More ‘Astronauts’

— Tyl van Toorn

Current best practices in education and skills development often fail because we focus on teaching people how to do their job, rather than enabling them to confidently solve tomorrow’s problems. Instead of teaching information or training specific skills, we should be creating environments where people can learn how to learn. Click here to read more.

The Right Network at the Right Time

— Adam Shaw

Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for mapping the interactions between people. It can make the “invisible visible” by revealing the tangled web of relationships within a system. Who goes to whom for advice, or information, or to riff on new ideas? Click here to read more.