Joe Jaworski

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Joe Jaworski "is the cofounder of the Centre for Generative Leadership designed to help companies and other organizations develop the leadership required to shape the future. He began his professional career as an attorney with the Houston-based firm of Bracewell & Patterson, and in 1975 was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. During fifteen of his twenty years with the firm, Joe was a senior partner and a member of the operating committee. He also helped to found United Savings Life Insurance Company (which later became Transport Life Insurance Company), as well as the Alaskan Oil and Refining Corporation (now Tesoro-Alaskan Refining Corporation). In 1980, Joe resigned from the firm to found the American Leadership Forum, a non-government agency responsible for developing collaborative leadership to deal with urban and regional problems in the United States. Ten years later, he was invited to join The Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies in London to lead a multi-national team of experts in creating global scenarios for the next thirty years. After his four-year assignment with Royal Dutch/Shell, Joe joined the MIT Center for Organizational Learning, where he continued to work with a consortium of leading corporations to build learning organizations. He is the coauthor of Presence and the author ofSynchronicity, The Inner Path to Leadership." [1]

"Jaworski is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership (2nd Edition released June 6, 2011). He is also co-author of Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society (Doubleday/SoL, 2005), which explores the collaborative development of a new theory of profound innovation and change. Joseph’s most recent book, Source: The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation, was published in January 2012." [2]

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  1. Joe Jaworski, Global Business Network, accessed November 15, 2010.
  2. Generon International Team, organizational web page, accessed March 21, 2013.
  3. Organisatie, Foundation for Natural Leadership, accessed December 15, 2011.