Points of power for change-makers

Talking regenerative business and systems thinking the other day, we came around to Donella Meadows and her classic article “Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System”. Some web research found this Prezzi Points of Power that gives a nice summary of levels of influence, including:

Looking for leverage…

“Small changes can produce big results – but the areas of highest leverage are often the least obvious.” –  Peter Senge, “The Fifth Discipline” Do we best change the world by pushing it – or does just pushing  hard only  generate resistance? For change-makers, the concept of leverage can be a useful one to work with.  Leverage isn’t just pushing, …