Pathfinding-Foresight and Systems Thinking

  • John Henry Horsman
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Workplace Spirituality and Fulfillment book series (PSTWSP)


Listening and foresight are the driving aptitudes for the emergence of a Servant-consciousness. Leading requires practicing pathfinding-foresight, the greatest of the creative skills (Greenleaf, Servant leadership: A journey into the nature of legitimate power and greatness. New York: Paulist Press, 1977). An aware healing and creative learning dynamic is presented and explained as the heart of learning pathfinding-foresight. Pathfinding-foresight is not only about learning from the future but also about creating changes in ourselves and in our collective systems. Servant-leaders learn to use their pathfinding capacity at any time during their work and life experiences. The U journey is a pragmatic process for practicing and developing pathfinding-foresight and for building capacity for a micro, meso, macro, mundo global systems framework. Systems thinking is integral to using strategy and servant-stewardship for 2nd Tier, Stage IV development.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Henry Horsman
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  1. 1.Gonzaga UniversitySpokaneUSA

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