Timeline

2016

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS IN TRANSFORMATIONAL FACILITATION & COACHING

Next Practice Institute launches its certification programs in Transformational Coaching and Transformational Facilitation. Using a blended learning approach that includes 100 hours of on line content in a proprietary practitioner portal as well as in person sessions during the Annual Summer Gathering these professional development tracks represent the best in class training for working with top teams, large scale culture change, and personal mastery facilitation.

The Next Practice Institute

2015

LAUCHING THE NEXT PRACTICE INSTITUTE ANNUAL SUMMER GATHERING

Anticipated launch of the Next Practice Institute Annual Summer Gathering July 2016. Led by Mobius Executive Committee member Andrea Winter the Next Practice Institute will offer seminars in both “best practice” and “next practice” and serve as a gathering place for practitioners interested in the nexus between business and psychology and spirituality.

The Next Practice Institute

2014

EXECUTIVE BREAKTHROUGH PROGRAM FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES OFFERED

Mobius launches Executive Breakthrough Program, its private executive education program based on Winning from Within: A Breakthrough Method for Living, Leading and Lasting Change. The program targets the unique learning needs of the senior most executives and offers them a private setting to dive deep and increase personal self-mastery and work directly with our President Erica Ariel Fox.

CHANGE LEADER, CHANGE THYSELF

Mobius President Erica Ariel Fox and Nate Boaz, CEO of McKinsey Leadership Development publish their article, "Change Leader, Change Thyself" in the McKinsey quarterly, highlighting the Winning from Within method.

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Mobius Collaborators Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie publish their book Centered Leadership: Leading with Purpose, Clarity, and Impact.

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Mobius builds a relationship with Mountain Wisdom, a wonderful leadership program set in nature.

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Through its relationship with Business Mediation Associates, Mobius starts providing business mediation and partnership charter services to privately held companies.

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Mobius Coach Frederic Laloux publishes Reinventing Organizations.

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Mobius senior experts Bob Putnam and Phil McArthur offer a training in Action Science for Mobius professionals.

2013

WINNING FROM WITHIN PUBLISHED

Mobius launches its landmark self-development program Winning from Within based on its New York Times best selling book by President Erica Ariel Fox. The course is offered as a one and two day corporate education program as well as keynote speech.

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Winning from Within Book Tour starts.

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Mobius President Erica Ariel Fox publishes Winning from Within: A Breakthrough Method for Living, Leading and Lasting Change.

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Mobius Alliance Partner and Innovation expert Jatin Desai publishes Innovation Engine: Driving Execution for Breakthrough Results.

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Thought leader and interventionist Chris Argyris passes.

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Mobius Transformational Faculty member Paul Dunion publishes Path of the Novice Mystic.

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Cliff Barry and Shari Marbois teach ShadowWork training to Mobius community members.

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Mobius Transformational Faculty member Sharon Salzberg publishes Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace.

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Mobius opens its Amsterdam office.

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Mobius Transformational Faculty member Marcia Wieder publishes Dreams Are Whispers from the Soul: Finding Your Purpose and Passion in Life.

2012

TEAMING PUBLISHED

Mobius Senior Expert Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor for Leadership at Harvard Business School, publishes her seminal book on effective team dynamics Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy. Mobius adds Teaming to its collection of skills training programs available for bespoke delivery in client settings.

TEAMING

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Roger Fisher, Founder of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School passes.

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Mobius Senior Expert David Kantor publishes Reading the Room: Group Dynamics for Coaches and Leaders.

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Mobius collaborates with More Than Sound to produce the Leadership Masterclass moderated by Daniel Goleman.

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Mobius Senior Consultant and Coach Ben Dattner and his colleague Darren Dahl publish The Blame Game: How the Hidden Rules of Credit and Blame Determine Our Success or Failure.

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Mobius Innovation Team established including Michael Gelb, Priya Parker, Simone Ahuja and Jatin Desai.

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Mobius Senior Consultant Doug Sundheim publishes Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High.

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Mobius Innovation Expert Simone Ahuja and her colleagues Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu, and Kevin Roberts publish Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth.

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Mobius Senior Expert Terry Real offers a training on relationship dynamics and intervening with grandiose leaders for Mobius professionals.

2011

LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR OBAMA FOR AMERICA

Mobius has the privilege to provide leadership development and coaching services to the Campaign to Reelect the President, serving the group of gifted professionals working to re-elect President Obama. To the best of our knowledge this is the first time capability building was built into a national campaign and our team of fifty coaches each supported the campaign for a year until the Inauguration and its Legacy Conference.

OBAMA FOR AMERICA

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Mobius Collaborator Joanna Barsh, an expert in Women's Leadership, publishes How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life.

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Mobius Senior Consultant Diana McLain Smith publishes Elephant in the Room: How Relationships Make or Break the Success of Leaders and Organizations.

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Mobius Senior Expert Thomas J. DeLong publishes Flying Without a Net: Turn Fear of Change into Fuel for Success.

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Mobius Women's Leadership Expert Ellen Wingard and her colleagues Lin Coughlin and Keith Hollihan publish Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership.

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Mobius expands its Personal Mastery Faculty to include Marcia Wieder, Volker Frank, James Gimian, Arjuna Ardagh, Michael Carroll, Sharon Salzberg, Lama Surya Das, and Ilina Adabjiva.

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Mobius Transformational Faculty member Michael Carroll publishes The Mindful Leader: Ten Principles for Bringing Out the Best in Ourselves and Others.

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Mobius Innovation Expert Michael J. Gelb and his colleague Kelly Howell publish Brain Power: Improve Your Mind as You Age.

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Mobius Facilitator and Executive Coach Joe Weston publishes Mastering Respectful Confrontation: A Guide to Personal Freedom and Empowered, Collaborative Engagement.

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Mobius Consultant and Coach Camille Preston publishes Rewired: How to Work Smarter, Live Better, and Be Purposefully Productive in an Overwired World.

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Mobius Somatics Expert Jen Cohen and Director of Presentation and Presence work Anne Gottlieb offer a workshop on Embodied Leadership for Mobius community members.

2010

TRUSTED ADVISOR PROGRAM DEVELOPED

Mobius ads the Trusted Advisor program to its offerings. In collaboration with Action Design, Minds at Work and NeuroBusiness Group we created a field and forum program for professional services firms wanting to shift from serving as technical knowledge experts to building broader coaching relationships with clients. Embraced by strategy, search and law firms, the Trusted Advisor program has become a signature program of our transformational and experiential approach.

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Mobius launches its Public Sector/Common Good efforts offering discounted or pro-bono services to NGO’s and non-profits working for progressive causes.

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Mobius Senior Expert Srinivasan S. Pillay M.D. published Your Brain and Business: The Neuroscience of Great Leaders.

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Through its collaboration with Wealthbridge Mobius brings its leadership programs to family owned businesses and high net worth families.

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Mobius Senior Expert Dr. Srinivasan Pillay offers a workshop on Neuroscience and Coaching for Mobius professionals.

2009

MOBIUS STRIP ISSUE ONE: MAGAZINE FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL PROFESSIONALS

The Mobius Strip, a magazine for transformational professionals is launched. Covering topics related to “best practice” such as adaptive leadership, team intervention, systems thinking as well as “next practice” such as somatics, expressive arts, and mindfulness. The magazine is a resource for clients and practitioners alike.

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Mobius hosts its first Mobius Associates meeting.

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Mobius Senior Expert Alexander Grashow and his colleagues Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky publish The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World.

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Mobius Senior Experts Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey publish Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization.

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Mobius creates its Consortium model by establishing strong Alliance Partnerships with Cambridge Leadership Associates, Action Design, Minds at Work, Kantor Institute, Business Mediation Associates, Neurobusiness Group, AtKisson and Associates, Box of Crayons, More than Sound and others.

2008

MOBIUS BECOMES LEADERSHIP PARTNER OF MCKINSEY & COMPANY

Mobius becomes an official external partner of McKinsey & Company, joining the firm in designing and delivering world-class transformational leadership journeys. Mobius has worked with McKinsey Leadership Development, the McKinsey Organization Practice, its Human Capital Service Line and efforts in Capability For Performance. We are proud to partner the firm in its client programs including the Personal Insight Workshops, the Centered Leadership Programs, and its top team work.

MCKINSEY & COMPANY

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Mobius Senior Expert Diana McLain Smith publishes Divide or Conquer: How Great Teams Turn Conflict into Strength.

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Mobius opens its offices in Boston and London.

2007

MASTERCLASS IN COACHING CONDUCTED

Mobius hosts its MasterClass in Coaching, facilitated by Director of Coaching Education Jen Cohen and Charles Feltman, and including coaching thought leaders such as Julio Ollala, John Carter, Richard Strozzi Heckler, and Angela Wagner.

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Mobius offers supervision groups to its cadre of Executive Coaches globally.

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Mobius expressive arts team established including Anne Gottlieb, Claude Stein, Diana Theodores, Samuel Bartussek, Jay O’Callahan and Catherine Mullaley.

2006

TRANSFORMATIONAL COACHING PRACTICE ESTABLISHED

Mobius opens its transformational coaching practice led by Devra Fradin and comprised by a group of seasoned coaches with strong business acumen. With a holistic outlook and a strong focus on both mindsets and behavioral coaching Mobius quickly establishes itself as a premier coaching provider for senior executives and top teams.

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John Carter, Veronica Hopper Carter and team lead a Gestalt OSD training for the Mobius community.

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Mobius launches its high potentials program, a six-month field and forum offering.

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Mobius conducts its first client engagement, working with 250 leaders of a national retailer on their negotiation skills.

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Mobius Alliance Partner Tony Schwartz and Jim Loehr publish The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal.

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Mobius establishes a senior team that includes the founders along with Mark Thornton, Jen Cohen, Anne Gottlieb, Bob Dunham, Wendy Capland, Jason Gore, LeeJay Berman, Doug Noll, Chuck Barker, Chuck Wisner, Devra Fradin.

2005

FOUNDING OF MOBIUS EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

In January of 2005, Erica Ariel Fox, Alex Kuilman, Amy Elizabeth Fox and Andrea Winter founded Mobius Executive Leadership. Mobius is a global community of practice: a networked organization of skilled facilitators, trainers, and mediators. Mobius offers transformational programs and services.