Internationally acclaimed author Margaret Wheatley to speak January 18 & 19
Loyola press release - January 8, 2007
Loyola lecture to feature Margaret Wheatley
‘Thriving Through Creative Connections: How Change Really Happens’
On Thursday evening, from 7–9 p.m., Dr. Wheatley will speak on how communities and organizations can thrive in chaotic times by embracing chaos as an essential element of creativity and by forming innovative connections with others. In her award-winning book, Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World, she draws from a variety of natural world examples to show how communities and organizations can learn from nature how to best organize their energies to accomplish their dreams. The evening will also feature examples of
On Friday morning, from 8:30 a.m. - noon, Margaret Wheatley will co-facilitate a "World Café" process with Nancy Margulies, its co-founder. Imagine a conference filled with people who see possibilities in problems, are eager for new ideas, and stand ready pitch in to get things done. The “World Café” starts with the assumption that there is no power greater than a community discovering what it cares about and joining resources in new ways to create the future. In this “World Café” small business owners, non-profit staffs, artists, neighborhood and church group representatives, educators, and any interested individuals will join together in substantive conversations to create new possibilities and realities. Space is limited for this event, so participants are encouraged to register on the event web site: http://lim.loyno.edu/wheatley. The event will be held in the St. Charles Room located in the
The two events are co-sponsored by the Loyola Institute for Ministry, Loyola University
For additional information, please contact Barbara Fleischer at 865-3397.