Tag Archives: Viv McWaters

Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance

Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance… If we are capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things happen to us.  One, we free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur; and, … Continue reading

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Less can be more for “change agents”

Reading around on ‘shadow organisations’, I stumbled across an essay by a consultant called Bill Critchley entitled “The Role of the Change Agent. [pdf]” This bit struck my eye Self-Organisation and Emergence Before I understood a little about complexity theory, … Continue reading

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The sage on the stage…

I have been reading a website called Nature Bats Last (hat tip to Leaving Babylon). I have just stumbled across a bunch of excerpts that the author, Guy McPherson, had posted from a book he wrote on education. The phrase … Continue reading

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On the Beach with Johnnie and Viv

Attention Conservation Notice: Me burbling about how cool Viv McWaters and Johnnie Moore are. Links to interesting books and ideas. Thanks to the Internet we can now all have shallow and deep and somewhere-in-between relationships with people we never meet … Continue reading

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Of premature encapsulation, dialogue and… dire political hacks

Viv McWaters has a really fruitful post on “Facilitation with Confidence” We provide no agenda (just start and finish times), there’s no training manual that we follow, no lesson plans, no learning outcomes, no presentations, no tables, no assignments, no … Continue reading

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