Leading a business is increasingly complex. It’s a constant challenge to keep up with the accelerated advancement of digital technologies in our organizations and our ways of doing business.

In pace with this exponential change and complexity is a growing desire for simplicity. Shortcuts that help us understand and implement what needs to be done. At the same time, experience and common sense tell us that there are no easy answers.

Leadership has never been easy.
There’s never been a one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter solution for moving businesses forward. It’s always been a flexible balancing act with an ever-changing set of parameters.
The difference now is that it’s all happening faster than ever before.

The format’s easy to take in, but the content is full of hard truths. The simple fact is there are no quick fixes to the problems of complexity. But there are proven leadership tools, methods, and perspectives
to help you keep your eyes on the prize.


13-week series of online master classes, starting in September 2022. Attend each 90-minute class live or view the recording afterwards. See the schedule

Who Should Attend?

This program is for C-suite, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels, and everyone who likes to glimpse the future way of leading a company to thrive in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world.


Please visit leadingcomplexity.com to register.


Join us each week for 90 minutes of inspiration and insight with:

Mary Poppendieck
Mary is a popular writer and speaker. Sequels of her first book include Implementing Lean Software Development: from Concept to Cash, Leading Lean Software Development: Results are Not the Point, and The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions.
Stephen Bungay
Author of ”The Art of Action – How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions, and Results”.
Some of its key concepts are being applied in companies ranging from Shell to the Mercedes
Formula 1 team and have featured in international conferences.
His current work is focused on the most effective ways of developing an agile strategy in an environment of high uncertainty.
Bjarte Bogsnes
Bjarte has a long international career, both in Finance and HR. He is a pioneer in the business agility movement Beyond Budgeting and has been heading up the implementation of the concept at Equinor. He led a similar initiative in Borealis in the mid-nineties, one of the companies that inspired the Beyond Budgeting model.  
Bjarte is Chairman of the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable (BBRT).  He is a popular international business speaker and the winner of a Harvard Business Review/McKinsey Management Innovation award. Bjarte is also the author of ”Implementing Beyond Budgeting – Unlocking the Performance Potential”, where he writes about his almost twenty-five years-long Beyond Budgeting journey. He has throughout these years inspired and helped numerous companies all over the world get started.
Marty Cagan
Before founding the Silicon Valley Product Group to pursue his interests in helping others create successful products through his writing, speaking, advising, teaching and coaching, Marty Cagan served as an executive responsible for defining and building products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, and eBay. Marty is the author of INSPIRED: How To Create Tech Products Customers Love, and the recently released EMPOWERED: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Products. Marty continues to inspire product teams and product leaders by being invited to speak at major conferences across the globe.
David Marquet
Student of leadership and organizational design, former nuclear submarine Commander, and named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine. David is the author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller: Turn the Ship Around!, and The Turn the Ship Around Workbook. David’s recently released book,
Leadership is Language, is on The Wall Street Journal’s Top 10 Best-Selling Business Book List.
Robert Kegan
Robert Kegan is a professor at Harvard University and a world-renowned contributor to the field of development and transformation. He’s the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards and has over forty years of research, teaching, writing, and professional practice influenced leadership development, executive coaching, and culture-change management across the globe.
Dave Snowden
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer Cognitive Edge

Dave is a popular and passionate keynote speaker on complexity, knowledge management, and decision-support, and is well known for his pragmatic cynicism and iconoclastic style. He is an international authority on the application of complexity theory to organizations, strategy, and decision support and has written articles and scholarly works on leadership, knowledge management, strategic thinking, strategic planning, conflict resolution, weak signal detection, and organizational development.

Dave is the originator of the Cynefin framework, and continues to apply and evolve its use as a practical application of complexity theory to management science. He holds an MBA from Middlesex University and a BA in Philosophy from Lancaster University.

Dave is the lead author of the recently published” Managing complexity (and chaos) in times of crisis: A field guide for decision-makers”,
a shared effort between the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, and the Cynefin Centre.

We are continuously adding even more speakers to the line-up.

Please visit leadingcomplexity.com to read more and sign up.


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