The Power of Response-Ability

How to really show up in any situation you face with unconditional response-ability, giving you access to change things in powerful and conscious ways for the benefit of everyone involved.

This is one of Fred’s core teachings and one he’s taught to countless business practitioners and CEOs over many years.

A concise audio teaching excerpt and mini-workbook from Conscious Business pioneer Fred Kofman


In this session you will experience…

  • How understanding the difference between feeling responsible for situations, and responding to situations, is the first move in harnessing your power for change
  • Why acknowledging that you’re part of the system that creates the things that dissatisfy you is the key to transcending the feeling of being a victim
  • Why learning new skills and techniques is only 10% of the game of Conscious Business – 90% is showing up




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About Fred

Fred Kofman, Ph.D. is the co-founder and President of Axialent, an international consulting company in the areas of leadership and organizational learning. He has developed and taught programs in leadership, personal mastery, team learning, organizational effectiveness, coaching for managers and coaching for professional coaches for more than 10,000 managers at numerous blue-chip companies.

After completing a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, Fred became an assistant professor of Management Accounting and Control Systems at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where he was named “Teacher of the Year” in 1992. In his years at MIT, he worked alongside Peter Senge as a senior researcher at the Center for Organizational Learning. Fred also helped found the Business Branch of the Integral Institute, with Ken Wilber.

Fred has led seminars in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia and presented his research at numerous academic institutions, including MIT’s Sloan School, Harvard University’s Economic Department, Harvard Business School, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of California at Los Angeles and Berkeley, University of Notre Dame, The London School of Economics, the University of Tel Aviv, Nanyang Technological Institute of Singapore, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires, and Universidad Francisco Marroquín.

Fred is the author of the book Conscious Business, which has been translated to more than 10 languages. He also wrote the  trilogy Metamanagement and his scholarly articles have appeared in publications such as Econometrica, The Journal of Public Economics, The Fifth Discipline Field Book, and The Journal of Organizational Dynamics.

Fred enjoys sports and outdoor activities such as golf, trekking, mountain climbing, scuba diving, and skiing