If you care about sustainability, then you must understand how to define your key stakeholders, how to communicate with your stakeholders, measure your impact on your stakeholders and tell a compelling story about your impact on all your relevant stakeholders. The Transparency and Stakeholder Impact course enables you to do just that! Truly responsible companies […]
This course looks beyond the traditional indicators of progress to consider indicators that take into account the environmental and social aspects of progress. These indicators will be studied across a range of disciplines and will help provide the basis for identifying strengths, weaknesses and long terms implications of current decisions and behaviors.
This course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship is based on Darin Eich’s book “Innovation Step-by-Step”. It will help you to master the “Innovation Step-by-Step” system, generate hundreds of ideas and take the first steps towards launching these ideas and creating your own business.
This course introduces you to the tools used by the world’s best thinkers and will exemplify the activities and practice you can use to emulate them. With enough practice, you too will become the best thinker you can be.
This course is designed for people with a social vision and a strong personal drive. By learning to apply business model generation, new media marketing, network activation, presentation techniques and team management strategies, you will work in teams to design and implement your own change project or social enterprise that makes a difference in the real world.
In a world that is becoming more violent every year, is there anything more important than finding ways of conflict that are less destructive yet still allow us to stand for our most heart-felt values, and win, without destroying our cultures, national infrastructures, or global environment? This course will help you understand the history of non-violent conflict, the theories supporting its use and how they can be applied in various contexts around the world.
This course is based around a common theme: the Mind. You will study the inner workings of the atomic world and understand how the brain and nervous system give rise to human consciousness. You will explore how consciousness changes through different life experiences and how these mental states can affect your health and well-being in both positive and negative ways.
This course is different from any math course most have ever seen. Engage in a walking tour through many of the basic languages and principles of mathematics and find amazement in these very ancient forms of human inquiry. Learn to be comfortable with mathematical concepts and integrate them in your daily life.
How do we tie all of this together? One of the challenges in complex systems is seeing the interplay between elements. Learn how to apply an integral lens to better understand large trends in the societal zeitgeist, diagnose your organization’s life-stage and make decisions about how you want to be in the world.
How do we retain our competitive edge? The secret to your competitive advantage is a happy, healthy workforce. If there is one thing a complex environment can do, it is impact your team’s overall health. Learn about the warning signs and what you can do to ensure health and mindfulness is a strategic priority.
How can we really use systems thinking in complex environments? The trick to systems thinking is to avoid over-complicating things. The systems themselves are complex, the tools we use to diagnose them shouldn’t be. Learn how to effectively use systems thinking to drive real action.
If the machines do all the thinking, what is left for us? We are shifting into new environments where “EQ” means just as much as “IQ.” Evaluate your own “EQ,” not only for collaboration and teamwork, but for strategy and marketing too. Learn to use a strengths-based approach to talent management.
What do we really stand for? Your stand is your brand. Corporate ethics frameworks must expand to take the individual, organization and the larger global society into account. Learn how to infuse ethics in every activity and explore common pitfalls in complex operating environments.
How do we effectively lead when we aren’t sure where we are going? How do we effectively lead when we aren’t sure where we are going? Leadership skills are a combination of head, heart, and hands. Identify key leadership attributes that will help you navigate complex environments and be a truly connected, empathetic individual who […]
How do we get beyond the “strategic plan?” Too often strategic plans are static and don’t do what they are supposed to which is provide focus, detail priorities and state measures for success. Learn how to tell the difference between strategy, tactics and operations and how to use the Social Lean Canvas to develop your […]
How can we correctly interpret and use the data we gather? Data is one thing, but more importantly what should we collect and what is the story the data is telling us? Learn to balance quantitative and qualitative approaches, how to use data to develop insights and change those insights into real action in the […]
With Banafsheh Sayyad and guest Caroline Casey Yalova. Call to Love offers an initiatory embodied journey into the Sufi Path in the picturesque village of Gokcedere in Yalova, South of Istanbul, site of an amazingly large and healing natural hot water spring. Sessions take place at a Sufi Temple. Days are balanced with guided and […]
The New Chartres Academy convenes in one of the sacred sites in the world — considered by the ancient Druids to be the holiest location in all of Europe as far back as 3,500 years ago. Replete with divine feminine energy, this is where the Chartres Cathedral now stands. Each year, students study one of […]
No city in the world has embraced the feminine in its history, spirituality, art and culture more than Paris. No one adores Paris more than Andrew Harvey (whose next book is Mystical Paris) and his co-teacher Gyorgyi Szabo who has lived and studied for her doctorate in Sorbonne. This is a rare and beautiful opportunity […]
The Andalusian Dialogues, convened by Ubiquity University last July 2017 in Granada, Cordoba and Seville, celebrated two of the greatest Sufi mystics–Jalaledin Rumi and Ibn Arabi–and commemorated the extraordinary inter-religious dialogue that took place in the region of Andalusia between 800-1200 CE. Our second year takes us to the Sufi Cultural Festival, an 8-day celebration […]
This learning circle offers an initiatory pathway into Toltec skills of descending and ascending spheres of consciousness through the pyramids, on site, in Teotihuacan, Mexico. Faculty include Heather Ash Amara, Will Taegel, Ph. D., Judith Yost, MSW, D.Min., Jyl Scott-Reagan, Alberto Hernandez Romero Register at: Pyramid Academy webpage