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Technical Workshop – prototyping phase
November 9, 2018December 28, 2018
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Technical Workshop – prototyping phase

The prototyping phase translates an idea or a concept into experimentation action. Having established a connection to the source (presencing) and clarified a sense of the future that wants to emerge, prototyping allows a group to explore the future by doing. Creating the NEW through prototyping Developing a Minimum Viable Product (a product, a service,...

Midterm Retreat: Diving into the unknown & Letting go to let come
November 6, 2018March 26, 2019
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Midterm Retreat: Diving into the unknown & Letting go to let come

Presencing: A Place of Connection to Self and Source From November 1-3 the Beyond Waste | Circular Resources Lab entered the most crucial part of its experimental journey: Going through the bottom of the U. At this stage it is all about letting go of the old, be it assumptions, convictions or behavioural patterns, in...

Why A Social Lab?
November 4, 2018February 27, 2019
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Why A Social Lab?

With the climate crisis at our doorstep, the need to redesign the way we produce and consume goods is crucially urgent. Traditionally regarded as a technical challenge, the sustainability transition that we must now accelerate needs to be acknowledged for what it is: a question of the expansion of our consciousness, in other words of...

Mid-Term Retreat – presencing & crystallising phases
November 2, 2018October 27, 2018
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Mid-Term Retreat – presencing & crystallising phases

This stage guides the participants through the bottom of the U curve, connecting them with their source of inner knowing, presence, creativity and power. When the participants succeed in connecting to their deeper source, they begin to better tune into emerging future possibilities and operate from a different sources. They start envisioning, ideating and embodying...

Practical Workshop
October 5, 2018December 28, 2018
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Practical Workshop

The participants go to the edges of the system and gather the key observations, the key moments of listening, and the key insights from stakeholders around that problem. Exploring the issue from different angles and perspectives Developing a systemic understanding of the problem Identifying assumptions and ways to test them

Practical Workshop
October 5, 2018March 4, 2019
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Practical Workshop

The objective was: developing the capacity of Deep Listening, a crucial leadership skill for the 21st century, which enables us to respond to disruptive change. We did this through a combination of theoretical content (Iceberg Model, Levels of Listening) and practical exercises (Dialogue Walk, Stuck Exercise and Case Clinics). Overall, these exercises sharpened our ability...

Kick-Off Workshop
September 14, 2018October 27, 2018
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Kick-Off Workshop

The starting point of the process is to build a container for a core group that is going through the transformational process together. This first stage lays the foundation for the entire journey and its impact. This first step of co-initiating focuses on uncovering common intention. Developing an intention to be involved over the whole...

Kick-Off Workshop: Co-Initiating
September 14, 2018February 27, 2019
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Kick-Off Workshop: Co-Initiating

The journey has started! On September 14th, we from the catalyst team gathered for the first time with our cohort at Impact Hub Lausanne to jointly kick-off “Beyond Waste – Circular Resources Lab”. This first workshop was all about getting to know each other and the overarching topic of circular economy and our current waste...

Circular Economy is the Future.
August 16, 2018February 27, 2019
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Circular Economy is the Future.

Ever since we started our lab journey in July 2017, we’ve been tackling the challenge represented by SDG #12: responsible consumption and production. How to create sustainable patterns of consumption and production in our region ? Talk about complexity. So many layers of interdependencies and interconnectedness. So many stakeholders with competing interests. So many implications...