Making Teal Real: how to reinvent organisations

Monday 24th April 2017





Frederic Laloux introduced us to the concept and vision of “Teal” organisations with inspiring examples of what is possible. Yet his examples are widely different – large and small, manufacture and service, new-builds and long-term conversions – each with their unique journey.

So although we know the “what?” and the “why?”, what do we need to know about the “how?”

This one-day “teal” overview workshop for organisational leaders, practitioners and change agents offers experiential as well as theoretical exploration of Teal, so you can explore the following questions and more.

If your organisation aspires to “teal” and “self-organisation”, what does it take to get it there?

If you are a facilitator supporting an organisation, what do you need to know?

There are six stages of development before “teal”; what happens to “amber”, “orange” and “green”?

What are the practical steps to wholeness?

What does self-management consist of and how do you enable it?

How does an organisation loosen hierarchy to find its blend of self-organisation with effective management?

What is needed to support the change to happen? What ensures that it is self-sustaining?

Join us for a day of experiential learning supported by well-researched social development theory as we explore both the organisational and personal experience of the journey towards “teal”.

  Monday 24th April 2017

Where: Initiatives of Change, Greencoat Place SW1
Time:    9:30am – 5:00pm .
Cost:     £395 plus VAT

To book your place click here.

Benefits of attending?

  • Gain unique perspectives of the way that organisational change happens and how to start from where you are.
  • Understand why Teal is not a “goal” or a “state, and how to make the previous stages contribute powerfully to organisational existence.
  • Deepen your personal experience of the stages and bring alive your ability to recognise them, knowing where you are “looking from”.
  • Build awareness of how to balance values within a stage (horizontal wholeness).
  • Create understanding of the value of each stage and its inclusion in the ecosystem (vertical wholeness).
  • Explore the significance of teams, structures, habits and processes in removing constraints to emergence and self-management.
  • Receive deeper knowledge of the theory that underlies the concept of “stages of human consciousness” and why / how these change.

Workshop Leaders:

Jon Freeman is an Associate of Future Considerations and leading expert in stage-related organisational development, natural design and the stage-based journey of personal and organisational emergence. This workshop arises from his experience as a Director and consultant inside large organisations such as O2, Hasbro, Vodafone, BAA as well as his deep knowledge of Spiral Dynamics Integral. Jon is also a thought-leader, the author of two books and a speaker on diverse subjects including our future relationship with money and the changing map of our understanding of science and consciousness.

Jackie Thoms is an Associate of Future Considerations, the co-founder of World Changers and previously of the Centre for Social Brilliance where she worked with socially conscious business leaders from global companies and with social entrepreneurs in hosting conferences, training, coaching and consulting. From a background in marketing she has held multiple roles and consulted for a wider range of organisations from academic institutions to internet startups to telecoms companies. Her executive coach experience includes working with clients at Heinz, Tesco, Royal Bank of Scotland, Allianz, BT, NET-A-PORTER, Jamie Oliver and Royal Bank of Scotland.

What did our participants from last year’s workshop have to say?

“The space was really positively created and maintained…and the theory behind Spiral Dynamics was really interesting and helpful”

“Good blend of lecture to practical”


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