Theory-U and Prescencing
Otto Scharmer’s book, Theory U, outlines a perceptual model for boosting creativity in individuals and teams. Graphically, the model is presented as a U-shape:
How does this work, in practice?
At the outset, we must suspend our assumptions (upper left-hand) part of the “U”. Even if we are entering a situation, where we have experience, we give ourselves permission to look at the scenario with totally fresh eyes. By suspending our assumptions, we avoid projecting any personal bias on the situation. This is opening the mind. Read More