Presence is an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. In wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, organizational learning pioneers Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers explored the nature of transformational change—how it arises, and the…
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1 author picked Presence as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
This is a different kind of business book focusing on our way of being in the world, and how living systems continually recreate themselves, and how Presence can lead to deeper levels of learning.
Presence is typically thought of as being fully conscious in the moment, but the book goes further to define presence to include deep listening, being open, and letting go of the old to create an emerging future. The authors offer a deep dive into the individuals that make up organizations and society, demonstrating how Presence acts as a path to profoundly transform people, companies, and communities.
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