The Navigating Polarities Book

Navigating Polarities: Using Both/And Thinking to Lead Transformation, is the groundbreaking, seminal book on polarities by Andiron’s Brian Emerson and Kelly Lewis. It offers a nuanced and practical look into what a polarity is, why knowing how to navigate them is important, and how to go about working with them in leadership and life.

Podcasts with Andiron

Looking for And Podcast: Episode 42
Navigating Polarities – Kelly Lewis

Where Genius Grows Podcast: 73
Navigating Polarities Part I – Brian Emerson

Where Genius Grows Podcast: 74
Navigating Polarities Part II – Kelly Lewis

Owning It: Leading By Being Unapologetically You
Leader and Follower – Kelly Lewis

Pandemic Companion Podcast
Hope::Reality – Kelly Lewis

The Pastor & Priestess
Finding the Third Way – Brian Emerson

Tools by Andiron

Polarity Navigator Tool
A sensemaking tool by Brian Emerson & Kelly Lewis

Other Resources by Andiron

Andiron’s Polarity Perspective
Some thinking key to our perspective and approach

Navigating Paradox
A summary of Brian Emerson’s research on Navigating & Suffering Paradox

Polarities & Vulnerability
A chapter by Kelly Lewis from the Upcoming book AND, Volume Two, Foundations by Barry Johnson

Conflict Resolution in Ambidextrous Environments, ESE Business School
by Ivàn Diaz-Molina

Polarities in Everyday Leadership
Georgetown Blogpost by Brian Emerson

Choosing Happiness
Navigating Polarities with Brian Emerson