Five Myths of Collaboration - The Seminar
with Adam Kahane and Ian Prinsloo
This hands-on session will address common misunderstandings that get in the way when people and organizations come together to address their most important and intractable issues.
• work with multiple answers and problems
• use experimentation as strategy
About Adam Kahane and Ian Prinsloo
Over the past 25 years, Adam Kahane and his Reos colleagues have worked with multi-sector teams from across the globe on issues ranging from food sustainability, the drug problem in the Americas, health equity in the United States, and child development in Canada. Read more here.
The results of some of these ambitious projects have been documented in best-selling books such as Solving Tough Problems, Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change, and Transformative Scenario Planning. Kahane’s forthcoming book, Collaborating with the Enemy, will uncover the misunderstandings that often sabotage well-intentioned collaborations and introduce practices for avoiding them. Find out more about Adam Kahane's Nova Scotia connection here.
Ian Prinsloo is a consultant with Reos Partners who is also on the Leadership Development faculty at the Banff Centre (now the Peter Lougheed Leadership Institute). Ian works with a wide range of organizations in the corporate and nonprofit sectors and is a regular lecturer at Kaospilots in Denmark.