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DRAW it OUT!  – copy

The curious art of visual communication + facilitation, a 2 day training February 24 + 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Explore your current challenges and opportunities in a powerfully different way with visual communication + facilitation. This workshop guides participants in building techniques for both seeing the big picture and each individual frame at the same time. Workshop guide, Amanda Lyons has created an immersive experience that builds new skills for integrating visual facilitation into your work environment for enhanced engagement [...]

DRAW it OUT!  – copy

The curious art of visual communication + facilitation, a 2 day training February 24 + 25, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Explore your current challenges and opportunities in a powerfully different way with visual communication + facilitation. This workshop guides participants in building techniques for both seeing the big picture and each individual frame at the same time. Workshop guide, Amanda Lyons has created an immersive experience that builds new skills for integrating visual facilitation into your work environment for enhanced engagement [...]

Network Connections and Conversations…A “No Topic” Pop-Up Conversation – copy

On March 15th we will be experimenting with a "No Topic" Pop-Up Conversation. The Zoom event is open and informal. Introduce your colleagues and friends to the Plexus Network by inviting them to the conversation. This is an opportunity to meet other people in the Network, share your current thinking or work, learn something and experience the energy of having fun and thought provoking conversations. We will also briefly share Network news and emerging projects. Thursday March 15, 2018 1:00 [...]

Talking Back to Maslow: Nursing, Complexity and the Science of Compassion (Plexus Pop-Up Conversation) – copy

Plexus Catalyst Mike Taylor, will share his emerging work on his original theory of the increasingly complex topic of nursing, health and healthcare in Talking Back to Maslow: Nursing, Complexity and the Science of Compassion.  In this Pop-Up Taylor will discuss the complexity science basis of his theory and how a different view of current thinking and literature in the field will offer critical insights into new practices. Taylor will also cover an overview of complexity and health, the structure of the [...]

Complexity and the Social Determinants of Health

Catalyzing Conversations & Webinars

Nursing Science & Complexity Conversations Complexity and the Social Determinants of Health Plexus Institute's Nursing Science & Complexity Conversations are a yearlong series of live conversations and post event podcasts that highlight the "year of the nurse and midwife" and the practitioners, thinkers and leaders who are changing the field. Dr. Karen Monsen is Professor of Nursing at the University of Minnesota where she directs the Center for Nursing Informatics. In this conversation, she brings her expertise in public [...]

It’s The Journey, Not the Destination

Catalyzing Conversations & Webinars

It’s The Journey, Not the Destination Bruce Waltuck, MA, Complexity, Chaos, and Creativity, and Prucia Buscell for a Catalyzing Story Conversation. The presentation and discussion builds on the piece written by Bruce as part of the Catalyzing Stories Project, Buck The System: Sense-making and Acting Into Complexity at the United States Department of Labor. Acting into uncertainty, ambiguity, and complexity requires continuous rational cognition, discernment, action, reflection, and adaptation.  Bruce Waltuck shares his story of acting to create change [...]

Discovering Complexity: An Organization in Crisis

Catalyzing Conversations & Webinars

Discovering Complexity: A Story of an Organization in Crisis and its Response Join David Hurst FRSA and Prucia Buscell for a Catalyzing Story Conversation. The presentation and discussion builds on the piece written by David as part of the Catalyzing Stories Project, Discovering Complexity: A Story of an Organization in Crisis and its Response. David Hurst's story of how his organization was thrown into crisis by an ill-advised takeover on the eve of a sharp recession contains [...]

Complexity and Climate Change: The Impact of Nurse Leaders

Nursing Science & Complexity Conversations

Plexus Institute's Nursing Science & Complexity Conversations is a yearlong series of live conversations and post event podcasts that highlight the "year of the nurse and midwife" and the practitioners, thinkers and leaders who are changing the field. The Complex Relationship of Healthcare and Climate Change Meeting the Challenges through Action and Advocacy Teddie Potter PhD and Katie Huffling MS, RN, CNM, FAAN join Plexus catalyst and series host Mike Taylor RN, MHA to explore the relationship [...]

Complexities in Healthcare: Value, Quality, and Innovation

Catalyzing Conversations & Webinars

The Changing Landscape in Delivering Responsive Healthcare Dr. Halpren-Ruder joins Marc Narkas-Kramer for a Catalyzing Conversation about the ideas and innovations that have arise from his years of experience and his vision for transformation in healthcare.  His paradigm is that healthcare value is supported by four pillars: the patient, quality management, culture and delivery. Daniel Halpren-Ruder, MD, PhD,  CHCQM, began his medical career as an emergency room doctor, then ran an urgent care clinic.  Over the years, [...]

Literacy, Complexity, and Community

Catalyzing Conversations & Webinars

Literacy, Complexity, and Community Join Jose L. Cruz and Mark Narkus Kramer for a Plexus Catalyzing Conversation on literacy and community. Jose Cruz is CEO of the San Diego Council on Literacy.  He has spent more than three decades organizing collaborative effort for literacy in California and nationally.  He is a board member and co-chair of Pro Literacy, an international nonprofit that helps adults read and write.  He is the host of the Council’s “Literacy for All [...]