Organisations today are operating in the interdependent, far-reaching and simultaneously failing ecologies of health, business, society, politics, climate and the environment.
Breakdown calls for breakthrough. System failure calls for system-renewal. In the marked absence of either technical or political mechanisms for managing the ‘commons’, a new way of thinking is required which is not of a level of consciousness that gave rise to the multiple crises we are witnessing.
During the Enlightenment period, circles of courageous (‘wicked’) freethinkers attended the salons of European capitals for friendship and conversation to challenge established worldviews in their own turbulent times.
What might we learn from these 18th Century sense-makers who understood that answers to emerging questions could only be discovered in company with others?
Wicked Company’s third Gathering will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on the 3rd-5th September, 2024.
We will assemble in the spirit of the courageous (‘wicked’) freethinkers of the Enlightenment period who attended the salons of European capitals for friendship and conversation, to challenge established worldviews in changing times. Working with modern dialogic methods, we will build our capacity to live at the edge of chaos – the place where we know the greatest opportunity for creative change exists. Learn more