How to make a successful intervention in a system

How to make a successful intervention in a system

Last week I was lucky enough to spend 8 whole days in the mountains of Slovenia with a committed group of people studying biomimicry for social innovation. Working with Life’s Principles, we all spent time seeking knowledge and inspiration that would allow us to take...
The opportunity of systems thinking

The opportunity of systems thinking

When you’ve been immersed in systems and critical thinking for many years, it’s easy to forget that it’s still not the ‘normal’ way to do business. It’s not normal to consider the potential for unforeseen consequences on your actions. It’s not even normal to realise...
An approach to living with uncertainty

An approach to living with uncertainty

The most startling thing about the past decade for me was not the increasing impact of climate change — I knew that was coming. It has been the wellspring of uncertainty in general about the future as we watched political and social environments shift like quicksand,...