Jack Martin Leith running an interactive session at European Sharing on Systems Thinking, Prague, Czech Republic, 18 – 20 June 2015

Jack Martin Leith running an interactive session at European Sharing on Systems Thinking, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2015
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Philosophy

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”

Woodrow Wilson
28th President of the United States

Independent consultant

Areas of specialisation:

Cross-functional and multi-stakeholder innovation, change and value creation.

Project startup and sustained collaborative action.

Resolution of complex or persistent problems.

Originator of the Generative Enterprise concept

A generative enterprise is a business or nonprofit organization that seeks to generate maximum value for customers or users, other stakeholders, wider society, and, as a natural consequence, the enterprise itself.

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Originator of Rich Co-creation

Rich Co-creation is a broad approach for collaborative value creation. In a generative enterprise, Rich Co-creation is the predominant way of planning and expediting project-based work.

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Originator of OpenSpacePlus

OpenSpacePlus is a method for initiating and sustaining collaborative action in response to a pressing challenge.

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Enriching the World: Is it good business practice?

That’s the title of the five-minute talk Jack gave at Ignite Bristol (motto: Enlighten us, but make it quick) on 31 October 2010. He has since modified some of the concepts he presented. The 20 slides accompanying the talk auto-advance every 15 seconds.