A Deeper Dive into Complexity Thinking

Are you interested in diving into the world of complexity thinking and exploring its applications? Plexus Institute focuses on complexity thinking, specifically in the context of improving resilient communities, and organizations.

Plexus network members are Complexity Thinkers, with the unique ability to take a stance anywhere in the system and see, understand, and influence next steps. They are unshaken amid the crashing and breaking of chaos and disruption.

Here’s how you can connect with  Plexus Institute & Complexity Thinking


Share how you are applying complexity thinking principles to real-world situations. Members bring practical applications and examples of how complexity thinking is being applied to various domains, such as economics, ecology, social sciences, and organizational management to collectively deepen understanding and inspire new insights.

Plexus network members link “real life” experiences in a broad spectrum of fields and organizations to the understanding, advancement and diffusion of ideas and practices rooted in the principles of complexity.

  • Building awareness and understanding of how adaptive practices add new options for action.
  • Practicing inquiry versus facilitation.
  • Seeking continuous feedback and analysis from people’s responses to set immediate actions.
  • Embracing a mindset that holds uncertainty comfortably
  • Respecting contradictions to demonstrate a different approach to fitting versus fixing problems.
  • Helping individuals and groups that complexity principles are not simply confusing and chaotic but are important insights into continuous disruptions
  • Researching what is emerging in the science and fields of complexity and aligning it with where we add value.
  • Translating the language of complexity each and every day for new audiences.
  • Teaching complexity thinking.
  • Helping colleagues and clients integrate complexity thinking for evaluation, analysis, decision making and change.


By connecting with Plexus, you can engage with a community of practitioners and researchers who are applying complexity thinking in diverse communities and organizations. Their expertise and resources can greatly enrich your exploration of complexity thinking.


Develop a genuine curiosity about complex systems and their behavior. Recognize that the world around us is interconnected and often influenced by hidden variables. Cultivate a mindset that embraces the unknown and seeks to understand the underlying patterns and dynamics.


Our current and archived conversations, podcasts, content and activities link “real life” experiences to the understanding, advancement and diffusion of ideas and practices rooted in the principles of complexity.


Plexus Institute offers a network of individuals and organizations interested in complexity thinking. You can join their network to connect with like-minded individuals, participate in discussions, and stay updated on the latest developments in the field.