Cynthia Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H., is the principal and founder of Changeworks Lab and core faculty in Sustainable Management at Presidio Graduate School in San Franscisco, California, USA. She has co-authored 14 book including Leadership for Sustainability and Change and Rekindling Commitment: How to Revitalize Yourself, Your Work and Your Organization.

Her diverse background in anthropology and psychology has led her from studying shamans in India to a career in organizational consulting and executive coaching that has spanned over 20 years. She calls herself a “pracademic,” who enjoys both working to help organizations make transitions to sustainable practices as well as creating transformative learning experiences for her students.

In this interview Cynthia and I discuss 21st century skills, building learning teams, cultivating the ability to see in systems, learnability, deep listening and more.