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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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
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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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
Tagged 21st century competencies, biodiversity, competency, environment, flourish, leadership, natural resources, organisation, peak oil, quality of life, resilience, sustainability, thriving
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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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
Tagged 21st century competencies, biomimicry, competencies, happiness, health, impact, integrity, neuroscience, organisation, resilience, success, thriving, wellbeing
In March 2011 I ran a workshop on resilience at the All About Audiences annual conference with 25 arts & heritage professionals. At the end of the session I did a physical demonstration of the concepts I’d been talking about. … Continue reading
Tagged 21st century competencies, arts, competency, culture, daoism, energy, integrity, learning, management, resilience, taoism, thriving, wellbeing