“Pathwise has created an awareness in me and my team that allows us to be an observer of our emotions which allows us to not react in haste, but rather, respond from a more pure place. It is from this place that the most creative and aligned ideas sprout.”
Pathwise Labs apply graduate-level psychology to explore particular areas of desired cultural change, but where there is significant conscious or unconscious resistance.
In a lab, carefully guided by expert facilitators, participants co-create experiments that allow difficult topics to be approached without triggering typical reactivity. These experiments encourage individual and team curiosity and enable exploration of topics that directly affect performance of complex human systems.
Companies have used labs to explore diversity and inclusion, feedback and reviews, hybrid remote-and-local team dynamics, and hiring practices. Pathwise also creates custom labs to address unique situations that can benefit by this experimentation approach. Pathwise Labs can occur either virtually or in person.
Pathwise labs borrow liberally from the Pathwise Leader Program in order to support this focused experimentation approach.
Source topics can include Transference Analysis (powerful yet unseen dynamics that affect individuals and can create counter-productive reactions in others), Intrinsic Motivation (various drives that compel one from within), Dialectic (principles and structure of the Socratic method of thinking and discourse used to unlock creativity and innovation), and Cognitive Development (motivations and perceptions dependent on one’s stage of cognitive maturity), among others.
In addition to supporting immediate intervention around specific topics, labs provide an active introduction to the Pathwise experience. For teams and organizations looking to create persistent change across multiple areas of concern, labs can serve as effective early steps in a longer-running Pathwise culture program.Let's Talk
“Pathwise has been instrumental in helping me coach and grow my team as well as partner effectively across my peers at Microsoft; the skills I am learning allow me to drive for more successful business outcomes while better caring for my people.”
“We put nearly 40 leaders through Pathwise. People go into the course at one maturity level and they come out at a new maturity level – and that new maturity enables teams to gel in deeper and more resilient ways.”
“Learning to operate from a place of heightened consciousness and truth has helped me find grace for myself and others, at work and in my personal life. Pathwise was the education I didn’t know I needed.”
“I send all our senior leaders through Pathwise because it makes us more effective: we have much better meetings, we work better with our partners, and we have trust even in confrontation.”
“I have seen Pathwise help myself and my teams develop a greater awareness of what we need and want; it provided powerful tools to create psychological safety and brought our team closer together, allowing us to work more effectively as a team.”
“After a year of Pathwise, my colleagues and my family have noticed a positive difference in how I approach opportunities and challenges. I am a better leader for having gone through Pathwise.”
“Pathwise has provided powerful tools that have been transformational in solving some of the hardest problems my team and I face. I am continually amazed at the ways in which my effectiveness at work and my connectedness at home have improved.”
“In our highly matrixed and complex work environment, leadership is paramount. Pathwise goes where other leadership curricula do not, and has been an essential enabler for us. We would not be where we are without it.”
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