Alan Seale provides hope and a big vision for a world that feels overwhelmingly divided and unjust. Drawing on ancient wisdom traditions, quantum physics, and complexity theory, Alan disrupts traditional leadership paradigms with a set of new and powerful tools that have the potential to bring us all closer together and give us the results we need in times of uncertainty and complexity.
—Kathrin O’Sullivan, Executive Coach & Consultant, Former Head of Executive Development at Google
Transformational Presence gives me a simple and practical framework for conscious leadership. These tools are critical to how I create a safe and connected environment for self-directed teams—the core foundation for how I apply Design Thinking and Scrum Agile.
—Jonathan Anderson, Vice-President Digital Integration Director at Citizens Financial Group
Transformational Presence is an essential guide and “how-to” book for:
- Visionaries who want to move beyond their vision into action
- Leaders who are navigating the unknown and pioneering new territory
- Individuals and Organizations committed to living into their greatest potential
- Coaches, Mentors, and Educators supporting the greatest potential in others
- Public servants committed to making a difference
- Anyone who wants to help create a world that works
Introduction—Making a Difference In a Rapidly Changing World
Chapter 1—Why Transformational Presence? Why Now?
Chapter 2—The Great Breaking Open
Chapter 3—We Start With Just Three Questions
Chapter 4—How the World Works: Three Basic Principles
Chapter 5—The Power of Listening and Observing
Chapter 6—Whole-Mind Thinking and Whole-Being Awareness
Chapter 7—Complicated, Complex, or Complexicated?
Chapter 8—Why We Resist Complexity and Why Embracing It Is Critical
Chapter 9—TransformAction: A New Kind of Leadership For the Way Forward
Chapter 10—Becoming TransformActional Leaders: Four Modern-Day Archetypes
Chapter 11—TransformAction: The Way Forward
The Center for Transformational Presence