For over 30 years, I am a business, system and organization advisor for clients from diverse sectors and industries. During these years I experienced the ever-increasing complexity and dynamics that appeared in organizations. “Where does this trend end?’, was a regular asked question that kept me occupied. We have increasingly less time for continuously bigger challenges. Business results of clients are under pressure. Existing methods became outdated. Current mindsets suffice no longer.
Besides that, since I was young I got interested in polarities. I used them while I cooked. I played with them while practicing martial arts. I was interested in the philosophy behind them. I applied them in my work. My observation was that my greatest successes happened when I applied polarities. This made me decide to take my research on applying polarities seriously. I worked on the concepts of polarities and polar systems. I developed a series of tools I could use to explain a great variation of polar phenomena. My revelation came when I discovered how with Polarities we can manage and architect Real Change.
That is how I came to: