Author Archives: Robin Wood

08/29 – The Momentous Leap to a Flourishing World in 2050: Why, What, and How!

August 2018 / Feature Articles

Robin Lincoln Wood

During the 1960’s and 1970’s there was a growing awareness amongst political, cultural, business and scientific leaders around the globe that the spread of nuclear weapons and our excessive exploitation of the earth’s precious resources might spell the end of humanity as we know it. As Albert Einstein had put it a few decades earlier:

“The world we have made, as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far, …

08/29 – Integral Leadership Review Special Edition – Closing the Momentous Gap With A Momentous Leap!

August 2018 / Leading Comments

Welcome to this special edition of the Integral Leadership Review on the momentous leap. It has been over four decades since Prof Clare Graves published his article on this topic. Twenty-two years ago I was one of the first readers of the book “Spiral Dynamics”, written by Dr Don Beck and Dr Christopher Cowan, based on the three decades of research by Prof Graves between the 1950’s and 1980’s, and the fieldwork done in South Africa …

05/31 – Interview with Otto Laske!

Fresh Perspective / May 2018

Robin Lincoln-Wood with Otto Laske

RLW: Good evening, Otto wonderful to finally meet you, even if it’s across the internet. This is Robin Wood interviewing Otto Laske about his work, and in particular, his deep-thinking framework and all the other manifestations of that work that we’ll be discussing in a minute. But before we start, I’d just like to ask you Otto, briefly tell us a bit about what got you into this space in the …

8/31 – Synergise with STAGES!!!

Fresh Perspective / August-November 2017

Robin Lincoln-Wood with Terri O’Fallon


In this interview, Robin Lincoln-Wood and Terri O’Fallon discuss how they both became interested in integral leadership and state development, and how it has impacted their professional careers!

RLW:  Welcome to this interview between Terri O’Fallon and Robin Wood for Integral Leadership Review. We’re going to be discussing how Terri and myself got interested in integral leadership in the first place, stage development, and how that might link into the …

10/9 – Integral Leadership for a Regenerative, Inclusive Economy

Column / August-November 2015

Robin Lincoln Wood

Robin Wood

Overview of the Purpose of this Series of Articles

– with excerpts from “A Leader’s Guide to ThriveAbility”

This series of articles is intended to illuminate how an integral approach to leadership can help us meet the critical leadership challenges of the 21st century. We apply the perspective and frameworks of ThriveAbility to gain a unique vantage point on how integral leadership embedded in a Thriveability approach offers powerful advantages to those seeking …

Notes From the Field: Renaissance2- A Quick Update on the 2nd Quarter of 2008 & Forthcoming Events

Notes from the Field / August 2008

Robin WoodAt the beginning of this year Renaissance2 was just a very exciting vision amongst a small group of people. Six months later this vision is starting to become reality, and our progress is now accelerating as we connect with more and more people inspired by the possibilities. What follows is a brief update on our activities to date, and a preview of what comes next.


During May 2008 we held an Inaugural Workshop for Renaissance2 …

Feature Article: Catalysing the Second Renaissance: Creating a Sustainable Business Model for a Thriving Planet

Feature Articles / August 2008

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“…We can address poverty, climate change, and environmental destruction at a very modest cost today with huge benefits for shared and sustainable prosperity and peace in the future…”
Al Gore: Winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize and Former Vice President of the United States

“We have reached the beginning of the twenty-first century with a very crowded planet: 6.6 billion people living in an interconnected global economy producing an astounding $60 trillion of output each …