Beauty of Beginnings – July 9th | Beauty of Beginnings

In our hyper tech, hyper masculine, hyper neocapitalistic world, the spoils go to the aggressive. The takers. Those who are fluent in selling illusion. Who seek insta fame through fakery and deceit, accumulating likes as status and money as power. Who increase the asymmetry of knowledge and access with each step they take, deriding social giving to those with limited … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – July 7th | Beauty of Beginnings

I have been listening to the audio of the book, Let my People Go Surfing, by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia. A company that, through each challenge on the path, goes back to first principles. The Pattern Integrity of the business. Why they exist, what they value. That to make and sell a jacket that they guarantee for life, is … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – July 2nd | Beauty of Beginnings

In a world obsessed with growth in size, financial profit and acquisition, it is healthy to consider what we might want to scale. We might focus on scaling love. Or creativity. Perhaps a touch of mischief – a mini whiplash of the unexpected. Human connection. The real kind, heart to heart. Intimate. Vulnerable. How about we scale inspiration – breathing … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – June 30th | Beauty of Beginnings

Our economy is at war with many forms of life on Earth, including human life. What the Earth needs in order to avoid collapse is a massive contraction in humanities use of resources – all supplied by Earth. What our economic model demands in order to avoid its own collapse is unfettered growth. To look at these two opposing forces … Read More

4 Conversations to enable your team to produce exponential outcomes in a world where human work is being replaced by technology | Exponential Outcomes for Teams

As we are entering a world where humans will be replaced with technology, the few areas that robotics and AI will not be able to address, at least in the immediate term, are the very human qualities. Trust, care, respect, empathy, synergy, creativity, resilience and heart felt connection. For those who care about the relevance of the future of humanity, … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – June 9th | Beauty of Beginnings

Life rarely recognises our worth. Our society has screwed values, where we celebrate people for strange reasons. Like how much money they can accumulate. Or how much power over others they have. One of the creators of modern economics, Adam Smith, lived at home and wrote his thesis that built his reputation while his mother cooked and cleaned up after … Read More