Lauren Tenney

Senior Consultant, Coach, Facilitator. Executive Editor.


Lauren is a Senior Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, and Exec Editor at Ten Directions. Directing new program development, she partners with faculty, trainers and thought leaders to design and produce live and trainings at the leading edge of adult learning, facilitative leadership and the future of work.

Lauren is a Certified Presence Based Coach and Integral Facilitator. For over a decade she has been immersed in the fields of human development and transformative learning. She is trained and versed in many of today’s most innovative tools for transformation and collaboration, including: Immunity to Change, Sociocracy, Holacracy, The Natural Change Process, Evolving Worldviews, Way of Council, Cynefin Framework, Permaculture Design, Integral Theory, and Presence Based Coaching. Her passion is working with individuals, teams and small organizations who are confronting challenges at the intersection of interpersonal dynamics, vision & mission, and process design.

As a trainer, facilitator and coach, she designs and facilitates programs for leaders, educators, and innovators, which have included Making to Think, MIT Sloan SIP, and HATCH Experience. Her writing appears at Integral Review, Emerging Edge, and she is the co-host of the Ten Directions podcast, Nuance. Lauren holds a BA from NYU and an MA in Integral Theory from John F. Kennedy University.

Recent Blog posts by Lauren Tenney

Recently I was hired to work with an intact team whose presenting issue was poor communication, with associated breakdowns in collaboration and decision-making. They knew

A big ah-ha from the field: Successful self-management depends on this. Many teams and organizations, especially in the last few years since the rise of

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