• 2020 Alembic

    We begin the next Alembic June 21-24, 2020 in Ponte Vedra, FL.

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  • Tools

    We continuously create alchemy tools for organizations. See the most recent additions.

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  • Alembic Coterie

    The Alembic Coterie meets October 25-28, 2020 in Austin, TX. The Coterie is the inner circle of the Alembic—CEOs, innovators, and luminaries who send one of their leaders each year through the Alembic.

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Many people think of alchemy as an ancient art, a precursor of science. Yet its quest is the same as ours—transmuting one thing into another. In each of us and our organizations there is lead that can become gold.

Alchemists don’t simply adapt to what is undesirable or limited. Neither do they seek to escape or deny it. Rather, they transform it.

In alchemy we learn to perceive what is not obvious on the surface, putrify what is no longer necessary, and precipitate missing elements. We acquire skills in fusing unlike things, incubating new forms, understanding symbols, energizing, connecting, and purifying.

Nothing has to be the way it is. It could just as well be some other way.

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