Change

Regular readers will know about the momentous amount of change going on in my life at the moment: from dropping off youngest son,...

Being unreasonable...

Beingunreasonable gets bad press - as if it is not good manners to beso. But sometimes we must find our unreasonable self inside and...

If you can dream it...

I’ve been thinking lately of the dreams I had when I was younger, and realising how important it is to have dreams now that I am older.

Frontiers People

One of my favourite writers, the Nigerian poet Ben Okri, has said the following, from which I take my inspiration for the inaugural...

In each of us, there is a little voice...

More than one voice, though…….. Discerning which to listen to…….which is the little voice - therein lies part of the challenge and the...

Life shrinks or expands...

When I look at it like this, then cultivating courage is a priority! What is a courageous next step you are wanting to take?

The risks of a performative life

This newsletter is dedicated in loving memory to Damien Dion Grivas 11th July 1967 – 5th May 2022 It’s not surprising we do it: perform....

Life is fragile and short...

I resisted how fragile we and life are, for the longest time, because we are also so robust and strong and resilient. Both and, both...

What is real?

Three ideas have been capturing my attention of late, and I have a feeling they might be related. I’m hoping to unfold in what way they...

Mind bridges are under work...

This week I’ve had the profound privilege of watching thinking partners and thinkers build mindbridges through the unique gift of...

Not everything that can be faced…

Today I had the chance to be interviewed on coaching leaders to create environments of inclusivity. And then I saw this quote: 'If...

Musings on integrity

This quote caught my eye in the light of my musings on integrity. Over-simplification? Maybe. Powerful lens to look at my behavior...

Time to talk to your soul

I was listening to someone the other day who said “I want to imagine my life in the following way…….” and proceeded to think about her...

Mystery

I’ve been flirting with that which is mysterious lately. Mystery is a tricky concept to write about, precisely because of the definite...

A conversational adventure

I like the idea of choosing, each day, which conversationaladventure I might have today, and then keeping a look out for the opportunity!

Ontology, Being and the Thinking Environment

Since I discovered ontology, I’ve found the study of being endlessly fascinating. For as long as I can remember I’ve been aware of being...