You want the world to change, but what you’re doing isn’t working. So what should be done?
The answer is to be smarter about where and how you apply yourself. When we look at the systems most in need of reform — corrections, environmental, educational, social, healthcare, just to name a few — we see huge and lumbering systems that are largely insulated from individual actions.
We need to be acting on the systems that have the greatest impact on the world if we want to create real and lasting change, and we need to be acting in specific ways. Otherwise, these big systems will simply pull more and more good intentions into them but remain the same. If you’re going to change the world, it’s best to do so in a way that actually matters.
Join Matt Ludmer, Jen Berman, and Melissa Gavin to talk about how we can understand systems in a way that allows our actions to have the maximum impact, so that we can indeed create a better tomorrow. This conversation is a must-listen for anyone who desires a better and safer world for us and for our children and grandchildren.
Jen Berman is the Training and Partnerships Officer for the Garfield Foundation, and has been working with the Forum for the Future’s School of System Change as a strategic partner and facilitator since 2018.
Melissa Gavin is the Chief Executive Officer of the RE-AMP Network, which focuses on catalytic efforts to reduce global warming pollution and ensure Midwestern states lead the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy.
At The Aligned Center, our model for Aligned Living is inspired by a Four Quadrant framework used in Ken Wilber’s Integral philosophy that represents four dimensions of our experience: individual inner and outer experience, and collective inner and outer experience. Our Four Quadrant model includes Mind-Body Awareness, Work & Wealth Abundance, Heartfelt Community and Knowledge of Systems.
Aligned Living Conversations shed light on the possibilities and practices for living fully into all dimensions of our lives. With our world in the midst of seismic shifts, Aligned Living allows us to foster positive change for ourselves, our families and the world.
This conversation sits in the quadrant of Knowledge of Systems. We invite you to join us.