PACT™ Foundations & Professional Applications

PACT™ Foundations & Professional Applications


This program is designed for HR, OD and Consulting / Coaching professionals to become certified and licensed to deliver Polarity Thinking™ processes and apply our most advanced tools. This course blends our Foundations in PACT™ and Advanced Applications in PACT™ Courses, and has no pre-requisites.

In today's world of increasing interdependency and complexity, it is vital to utilize problem solving AND both/and thinking to address your most strategic challenges and opportunities. The research is clear - leaders, teams and organizations that leverage Polarities well outperform those that don't. Discover how to leverage your most strategic Polarities (AKA paradox, wicked problems, chronic tensions, dilemmas, etc.) to become more innovative, agile, profitable and competitive immediately and over time.  For more details about the Polarity Approach, view this short video.

Program Details

Pre-Program Foundational Videos & 3-Day Workshop Intensive
Two 2-hour Facilitated Webinars
4 hours 1-1 Coaching and Mentoring on First Client Projects
394 Page Consultant Guidebook
1 Year Consultant Access to the Polarity Resource Portal

Certification & PACT™ Foundations and Professional Applications

Step 1: Seeing – Appreciate complex challenges and opportunities and see more of the whole reality

Step 2: Mapping – Identify desired results, values, and competencies

Step 3: Assessing – Utilize the Polarity Assessment™ to gather quantitative metrics from key stakeholders

Step 4: Learning – Make meaning from Assessment results, gaining insight into current strengths and vulnerabilities

Step 5: Leveraging – Develop and execute strategies to achieve and sustain desired results.

Integrate PACT™ and the Polarity Assessment™ into Your Context & Practice

Training and Development
Leadership and Executive Coaching
Organization Effectiveness Consulting
Strategy Development & Execution
Vision, Mission and Culture Alignment
Individual & Organization Effectiveness
Executive Coaching
Leadership Development
Organization Design and Structure
Conflict and Diversity
Community Development

2017 Polarity Thinking™ Learning Community

2017 Polarity Thinking™ Learning Community

Center for Creative Leadership (map)

Agenda to be Announced.

Polarity Partnerships and The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) are co-hosting our 2017 Annual Learning Community at their campus in San Diego, CA. Be on the lookout for our Call for Presentations and other details coming soon, but get this event on your calendars NOW!

The Polarity Thinking™ Learning Community offers an opportunity to learn, evolve, advocate and network around the shared passion for Polarity Thinking™ and Real Time Strategic Change (RTSC). This gathering is suitable for those experienced in Polarity Thinking™ and/or RTSC, as well as those new to these concepts.

Cost for General Admission Tickets to attend the two day event is $360 US, which includes snacks and lunches. Discounts are available to Licensed PACT™ Consultants subscribed to the Polarity Resource Portal. For more information please contact

Mastery VII

Mastery VII

Kayser Ridge Retreat & Learning Center (map)

The Polarity Mastery Program is a 2 year program that explores Polarity theory and context specific practice applications at a deep level. 


  • Learn from the collective experience, latest thinking, and current application from Polarity Thinking™ Mastery faculty, graduates, and Master, Barry Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Build depth and breadth of both knowledge and skills through a series of application/context specific programs with expert Polarity Thinking™ practitioners
  • Promote your growth and visibility as a skilled and knowledgeable resource in the Polarity Partnerships community
  • Contribute your unique gifts to the Polarity Thinking™ theory and practice in a supportive learning community

Program Components

  • Meet every 3 months at Kayser Ridge Retreat & Learning Center or on location/near a client site
  • Use The Polarity Approach for Continuity and Transformation (PACT™) as a cohort consulting team in a variety of contexts.
  • Develop and apply Polarity Thinking™ knowledge and skill competencies to self and systems


  • Completion of Foundations and Professional Applications of PACT™ Certification
  • Experience applying Polarity Thinking™ for clients and/or client systems

Mastery VII Year One Dates

  • December 8th - 11th  
  • March 9th - 12th  
  • June 8th - 11th

For more information or to register, contact Cliff Kayser- Dean of Mastery Programs at