Thought Leaders

Our Thought Leaders are individuals that have committed to reaching out to their vast networks to share integrated thinking, tools, resources, and initiatives. We are grateful that they support our work at Organizations by Design.

We acknowledge the skills, commitment and passion for leading change in their organizations, industry and communities. There stories are examples of systems leadership in action.  

My Leadership Journey

My Leadership Journey

Adine Shuchuk My Leadership Journey I used to refer to myself as a reluctant leader. My view of leadership was a hierarchical one that brought forth images of power over others, and of someone who...

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Sandra Daley

Sandra Daley

Sandra Shimmin What is a ‘systems leader’? What unique qualities or characteristics make someone a ‘systems thinker’? These are questions that have reverberated in my own mind from the early years...

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Political Thought Leader: Zach Herbers

Political Thought Leader: Zach Herbers

Political Thought Leader: Zach Herbers   When I think of the term “systems thinking,” it represents how a person or organization can approach the complexities of overlapping and often competing...

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Andrea Eriksson

Andrea Eriksson

I have never self-identified as a system thinker until I met Nicole and learned more about the work of Peter Senge. To me, systems thinkers see connections and are able to rally interconnected players from different organizations or teams to achieve a common goal.

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Rachel Foster

Rachel Foster

In all the years I have engaged with individuals, teams, and their leaders I have never come across a situation that at some level has not impacted another group or community within the system.

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More thought leader stories to come!