Tag Archives: resilience

3-day Mindfulness nature retreats

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  In need of rejuvenation and reconnection? Back by popular demand! I am running 3-day residential mindfulness nature retreats for 4-6 people over the summer period. The retreats are taking place in the Lake District and Forest of Bowland. The … 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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Manchester – local food economy

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In a previous post I described a project I’m working on with the Transition Network, assessing the potential value of a new (more resilient and sustainable) local economy in Manchester UK. Here’s a presentation on Manchester local food economy¬†it’s based … Continue reading

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Researching value of new local economy

I’m working on a project with Transition Network to assess the potential value of a new (more resilient and sustainable) local economy in Manchester. The research focuses is on local food, retrofit of housing, and renewable energy sectors. We’re gathering … Continue reading

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Greening the arts: from values to actions

This is a full version of the article I’ve written in Arts Professional issue 244. Denial, fear, anger, grief, despair, guilt, smugness, hope. ¬†How are you feeling today? These are some typical responses to the enormity and complexity of the … Continue reading

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How does nature do resilience? And who/what is the mycelium of Manchester?

At the All About Audiences conference in April this year, I delivered a workshop on organisational and personal resilience. I defined resilience as ‘maintaining function in light of a disturbance‘, where the disturbance for organisations is anything that causes a … 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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