Sally Breyley Parker
Sally Breyley Parker brings an integrative background in architecture, design and design thinking, anthropology, systems thinking, organizational behavior, organizational learning, biomimicry, and polarity thinking to her work with organizations and their leaders. Her passion is social process innovations, which tap the genius of natural systems to release the authentic power of the human spirit. The outcomes are inventive strategies, innovative designs, and transformed businesses grounded in a deep sense of purpose and connection. For over thirty years, Sally has worked with a wide variety of organizations, leaders, and leadership teams. She has contributed expertise and presented her work globally in designs for living systems; creating organizational cultures of health and wellbeing; the practice and theory of (W)holistic Appreciative Inquiry; the practice of “now” based strategy; multi-party collaboration and trans-organization design; leadership development; and sustainability.
Sally is Co-founder of TimeZero Enterprises LLC, an organization development and design consultancy and research collaborative helping individuals, organizations and leaders release the power of their potential and flourish. TimeZero’s work builds on strengths to realize inherent potential and helps people connect to their purpose and align through collective values to co‐create organizations that are adaptive, agile, resilient and healthy.
Sally is faculty for the Gestalt Organization and Systems Development Center and for the Introduction to Biomimicry for Business Professionals course through Great Lakes Biomimicry. Her educational experience includes a Masters in Anthropology (coursework), a BA in Design, and BA in Cultural Anthropology. She holds certifications in Gestalt Coaching and Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Advanced Strategic Organization Design, Presencing / Theory U (Masters level), and Polarity Thinking. Publications include Organizing for Sustainability Volume One and contributions to Organization Development and Change (by Thomas G. Cummings and Christopher G. Worley, 9th edition). She has also received a Telly Award for her contributions to Designed to Perform (2007) and her architectural projects received numerous design awards and an economic development award.