Tag Archives: 21st century competencies

Deep Adaptation Dialogue – Sat 15th June 1-4.30pm, Edinburgh

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DATE: Sat 15th June, 1 – 4.30pm VENUE: Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace EH1 2JL As more of us consider the possibility of societal collapse due to climate and ecological crisis, there is growing desire to gather and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness & nature connection in Edinburgh

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I’ve started running  monthly 2-hr mindfulness & nature connection sessions in Edinburgh through the Edinburgh Nature meetup group which I now co-organise. The purpose of these sessions is to cultivate our ability to notice what is happening in our inner-outer worlds, … Continue reading

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on mindfulness: the breath is your friend

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I’ve been practising mindfulness meditation in various forms for over 7 years, but in the past few months it’s become much more of a central feature in my work and PhD research. It’s like all roads are leading in this … Continue reading

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pro-environmental values in the arts sector

I’ve just written a blog for Mission Models Money re.think project on new insights into the potential for pro-environmental behaviour in the arts sector, that I’ve gained from re-visiting a research project I did a couple years ago on 21st century competencies, … Continue reading

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Leadership in the face of global challenges

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Economic instability, climate change, biodiversity loss and resource scarcity are hugely complex global challenges to organisational viability. In the diagram below I show in simplified form how some of these factors interrelate and impact on business. What’s not in the … Continue reading

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21st century competencies for managing in the arts

Here’s a summary of the findings of a research project I worked on with Mission Models Money in 2009/10, that sought to deepen understanding of the competencies that equip people working in the UK arts & heritage sector to thrive in challenging conditions of … Continue reading

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Thriving at work

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Health & wellbeing and happiness seem to be high on the political agenda at the moment. Here’s my take on it. Thriving in the 21st century Throughout 2009 and into 2010 I worked on a project researching competencies for thriving … Continue reading

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