The Permaculture Podcast

    1813 – Theory U and the Emerging Future with Dr. Otto Scharmer

    In this episode Co-host David Bilbrey continues to explore the edge between permaculture, business, and social change by sitting down with Dr. Otto Scharmer. Together they talk about Dr. Scharmer’s work on Presencing and Theory U, the development of effective organizations, and how each of us can become more powerful changemakers.


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    Otto Scharmer
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