Tools For The Emerging Social Leader

In an information age. . .

September 6th, 2022 — . . . information should have the same safeguards as finance.

A crisis. Years in the making

July 7th, 2022 — Decision-chains are real and outcomes are 80% set at the point the race starts.

Peter Brook, 1925-2022

July 4th, 2022

I don't believe many others understood the value of the arts in challenging us, in giving us new perspectives, in the way that Peter Brook did.

As the radio announced is death they played an audio clip of Peter Brook describing the worst of middle-class tendencies: to comfort and preference, and theatre's responsibility to challenge.

This is the realm of parables and punchlines, coaching and failure; the creation of spaces that allow for something outside of ourselves to create cracks in our facade. These are saccades for seeing reality better.

It occurs to me also that Peter Brook had a lived experience of Albert Camus' three characters: the conservative, the revolutionary and the rebel. But a lived experience that was under-pinned by a great level of respect for the humanity in each.

What is a carbon footprint - and how to measure yours

June 28th, 2022

“So, in a nutshell, when people ask me what they should do, I say: Do something, anything, but then talk about it. The only way to bring the carbon footprint of everybody in rich countries to where it needs to be for a sustainable planet is to change the system, and to change the system we have to use our voice.”

Better Decisions

June 24th, 2022 — There is a lot of literature around decision making but much of it functions on the pretext that the problem around which the decision is made is solvable.

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