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Hawaiian Edgewalker Retreat – Nov. 5 – 8, 2010


“Walking on the Leading Edge” With Patricia Varley and Lara A. Shah

An Edgewalker is someone who walks between the worlds. In ancient cultures, each tribe or village had a shaman or medicine man. This was the person who walked into the invisible world to get information, guidance and healing for members of the tribe. This was one of the most important roles in the village. Today’s corporate edgewalkers serve a similar function, interpreting trends from the marketplace, translating messages across departments, and envisioning the future impact of today’s decisions and actions. “Edgewalking” doesn’t come without its own risks and challenges; these unconventional people often clash with more traditional, rule-bound colleagues, and they are often frustrated by organizational systems that emphasize quantitative results over creative impulses. And yet in today’s fast-changing, globalized business environment, organizations must recruit and support these people in order to stay competitive.

Excerpt from Edgewalkers by Dr. Judi Neal

Who is the workshop for?

  • Individuals who feel called to serve as Edgewalkers and to help others be or become Edgewalkers themselves.
  • Individuals who work in, or aspire to, leadership and other roles in business, community and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Men and women who want to reflect on their life purpose and work contribution and seek to translate deeper values and meaning to their lives.

Why would you come?

  • Because the skill of walking between worlds is relevant for men, women leaders, communities and organizations in our challenging times. Read more »

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