Seeds of change

12 Oct 2018
seeds of change

We tend to talk about planting seeds of change, like we’re sowing into the ground. Choosing places where we want to see change and dropping thoughts and ideas into the conversation. And hoping that something will happen, some fruit will emerge. Watching what’s growing elsewhere at the moment, I am aware that the seeds we […]

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If only you could see what I can see…

11 Oct 2018
if only you could see what I can see

I feel so privileged to see all that I can see. And to know all the people I know who have made such a profound difference where they are. Often uncelebrated. Across the globe, there are astonishing people doing astonishing things, quietly without making a fuss. Sharing their hopes and dreams in the day-to-day things they […]

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So just how far have we come?

10 Oct 2018
so how far have we come

Every day we’re in the messy in-between. We started out using a compass to walk forward. And we are still going – sometimes faster than others – putting one foot in front of the other. In our human-ness, we tend to have an asymmetric sense of time. We are particularly aware of our recent past. […]

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Creating a fresh wave of change

09 Oct 2018
creating a fresh wave of change

What if we created a fresh wave of change? That wasn’t reactive, short-sighted or relied on having ‘power-over’ others. What if we were to build momentum toward a different kind of transformation in our work or lives? What would it look like? What would it feel like? And what would it sound like? What if […]

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Disruption doesn’t require noise

08 Oct 2018
disruption doesnt require noise

Real change isn’t achieved by the volume of the argument. People just give up, they are flattened. Inside, nothing really changes. They just become passive, a little bit of them dies. But a poem or song can speak deeper than thousands of angry words. They have the power of transformation. And helps us see things […]

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When is it right to go into action?

06 Oct 2018
when is it right to go into action

This was the great question that our artist friend, Alastair Duncan, posed for our lunchtime conversation for #FirstFridays this week. ‘When is it right to go into action?’ It was fascinating to see that as we chewed on it – metaphorically speaking – everyone had a slightly different take. Why am I not surprised? It’s […]

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