Where are you on the road – Apprentice, Journeyman, Master?

Everyone starts at zero. What we fail to consider in our haste-to-the-top world is that moving to Mastery is not just about learning skills. True Mastery is a way of being. We reach Mastery through falling down and getting up again. A thousand times. Or more. This shapes us the person, as much as we learn the skills required. In … Read More

What is ‘cheap’ labor?

  We humans are being called to account. Our system of capitalism – a system that has been built, that could only have been built, entirely on the ability to NOT count for many externalities, such as the cost of Earth to create ‘fossil’ fuels, as well as the cost to release the ‘waste products’ of fossil fuels into the … Read More

Mentor Revolution launches with Big Blue Sky co-founders their first guests

One of the great outcomes from Big Blue Sky was the launch of Mentor Revolution, a podcast (audio and video) featuring local entrepreneurs. My Co-founder from Big Blue Sky, Louise McGregor and I are the first featured guests. And this was filmed at Blackboard Coffee at Varsity, the amazing team behind Big Blue Sky’s F@B.  

Big Blue Sky – an event to change a community

Here in 2:23AM HQ we are busy creating an incredible space for people who care enough to take action to come together to take action. We have called it Big Blue Sky. I had been seeking an avenue to bring my unique talents to add the best value to my local community, a place I have chosen, over all other … Read More

Convening and co-ordinating to create the change we need

Most people want to be able to bring their value to the world. They want to be seen for what they have to contribute. Many people know that we face massive disruption – think 3D printing, the internet of things, distributed energy, open source, climate change, crypto currencies, blockchain, food security, the breakdown of our current economic system…. Some people … Read More

Resignation, Doubt and Acceptance

Resignation – I don’t see any possibilities and nothing I do will make a difference. Acceptance – it is as it is. I may not like it, but I am not willing to do anything about changing it. Doubt – can I pull this off? Resignation can be the heartbreak door to acceptance. You show up and show up and … Read More

Future leadership attributes required for rapid change

*ability to see the whole system, not just the enterprise, and how it relates to other enterprises, the local and global economies, the emerging future and the past conditions *ability to empower others to lead, make decisions and take full responsibility for their actions, choices and consequence *leader as steward, not commander *comfort in extreme uncertainty and chaos *capacity to … Read More

Building a sterilised world

Hand sanitisers Extreme overuse of antibiotics Removing play equipment from school playgrounds Overuse of vaccinations Never allowing children to be unsupervised Walking or biking to school ‘too’ dangerous Playing outdoors in the rain or cold…’too’ dangerous Signage everywhere to speak of the obvious, in case of litigation. Airport and other security now essential These are the costs of safety measures … Read More