Waking Up is a Developmental Process

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Adult development expert Dr. Susanne Cook Greuter tells the story of development and how a desire for Conscious Business only kicks in at a very high level of consciousness.


Susanne Cook-Greuter

Susanne Cook-Greuter

Waking up is a Developmental Process

Date of Interview: 21.04.11

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About Susanne

Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter, born in Switzerland, is an independent scholar, experienced coach and the principal of the consulting firm Cook-Greuter & Associates. She holds a doctorate in education from Harvard University where she worked closely with Robert Kegan, and is an internationally known authority on mature adult development. Her thesis, Postautonomous Ego Development (1999), is a landmark study in the characteristics and assessment of highly developed and influential individuals and leaders.

Susanne is a founding member of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute, where she contributes to the Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Business Practice branches. In addition to publishing many papers, she has coauthored two books on adult development, creativity, and spirituality: Creativity, Spirituality, and Transcendence: Paths to Integrity and Wisdom in the Mature Self (1999), and Transcendence and Mature Thought in Adulthood (1994).

Susanne coaches individuals in personal and professional resilience, self-acceptance, and consults to various organizations and projects in researching and applying developmental thinking.