I began my work in the world developing bad-ass programs for gangsters on the west coast at the height of the gang crisis in the 1990's. Top executives have more in common with these young men and women then they likely know.
Exile is the name of my newest project. It represents a culmination of almost 20 years of investigation trying to figure out how to best support and instigate change in people and institutions. In essence, our claim is that for change to be meaningful and long-lasting we go to the margins, to a place of exile, and here we engage our deepest beliefs about who we are and what our purpose is in our work and in our lives. .
We have had great success with family run, multigenerational companies as well as a wide range of start-up to fortune 500 level companies. Our process is direct and decisive.
As more of us descend into this period of great change and turmoil, releasing ourselves of the dominant assumptions we have inherited, beautiful knowledge is bound to emerge. I believe the key is that we learn to be comfortable with not-knowing for a while. Great insights and wisdom have always been found in places far from the customary and the commonplace.
Stories, Hacks, & Barriers
Groundbreaking ideas and practices from Andrew Markell