POLITICAL POD – Harnessing the Discipline of Vision to Create Climate Solutions & Sustainability

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POLITICAL POD – Harnessing the Discipline of Vision to Create Climate Solutions & Sustainability

POLITICAL POD – Harnessing the Discipline of Vision to Create Climate Solutions & Sustainability

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Vision is a powerful tool to help bring about the specifics of a sustainable, climate-safe, and just world, and to find, or create, our most meaningful work in service of the world we would like to see.  Research increasingly finds a connection between the power of the mind and what happens in our life. It is our responsibility to vision and articulate what the details of the world we want looks like. Vision taps into right-brain thinking. As Donella Meadows said in Envisioning a Sustainable World,  “The process of building a responsible vision of a sustainable world is not a rational one. It comes from values, not logic.”  

In this workshop, we will:

·       be introduced to the discipline of vision and why it is important.  

·       be led through a guided visualization to experience the use of visioning,

·       experience how visioning shifts our chosen work, and how we want to show up or be, in our real-time future.  

There will be time to journal, debrief in small breakout groups, then reassemble to share, ask questions and explore the use of visioning together. 

 

Additional Details

Event Timezone Reference - Australia

Presenter(s) Bio

Edie Farwell  Executive Director, Sustainability Leaders Network;  Climate Strategy & Sustainability Coach

 

Deploying a whole-systems approach to address the climate crisis, Edie leverages decades of experience building close-knit international networks for the environment, sustainability, and social justice. She coaches sustainability champions across the business, non-profit, government, and philanthropic sectors in advancing high-impact climate and social justice initiatives. Edie is known for founding the Donella Meadows Leadership Fellows Program where she designed transformative leadership skills through a focus on systems thinking, reflective conversation, the discipline of vision, and coaching. To expand this work she founded and directs the Sustainability Leaders Network, designed and taught courses in Biomimicry and Systems Thinking, and recently served as the Senior Program Director for Confluence Philanthropy’s Climate Solutions Collaborative.

Edie holds a B.A. in anthropology and environmental studies from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in cultural and social anthropology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. While there she co-authored The Tibetan Art of Parenting. She and her family were early pioneers of the Cobb Hill eco-village experiment in sustainable living in Hartland, Vermont. She now lives in Norwich, Vermont with her family.

Email:  edie.farwell@gmail.com

Cell:  +1-802-291-2896

 

Event Language - English

Posted By - Diana Collett

Email - diana@dianacollett.com

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Date And Time

Jun 8, 2023 @ 02:00 PM (BST) to
Jun 8, 2023 @ 03:30 PM (BST)
 

Location

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