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January 2015

Is this my community?

By | 2015-09-08T16:07:43+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Congruence, People & Community|

  Five questions for our government – five opportunities for conversations about the future of our national community. (Although this post reflects a New Zealand perspective, I know that the questions posed are also relevant for other democracies where growing income inequality evidences unsustainable inequities in the way we treat 'our people' – the national community we presume [...]

August 2014

Leadership is about helping other people to succeed

By | 2015-09-08T16:18:27+00:00 August 7th, 2014|Congruence, Enabling Leadership|

 The five principles that guide an enabling leader Leadership with PURPOSE, LOVE, HUMILITY, SERVICE and GRATITUDE Most leadership models subscribe to a definition of leadership that expects leaders to influence their followers to pursue a common interest or achieve a common goal. This typically positions leaders as being in-charge and/or in-control and reinforces the traditional [...]

July 2014

‘Money, money, money… its a rich man’s game’

By | 2015-09-08T16:19:59+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Congruence, Participation & Contribution, People & Community|

The problem with money as a measure of equitable value I think an increasing number of people share my concern that the traditional capitalist model, which continues to underpin Western democracies and to forcefully confront other models of community governance, is severely broken. Protectors of the capitalist realm argue that capitalism is superior to other [...]

June 2014

The Defining Nature of Purpose

By | 2014-07-14T08:17:10+00:00 June 25th, 2014|Purpose|

Nine reasons why purpose holds the key to building better organisations and communities UNFOLDING THE FUTURE with MEANING, PRESENCE, HUMANITY, WHOLENESS, SELFLESSNESS, CLARITY, LEARNING and COMMUNITY We live in a time of rapid change and increasing uncertainty, a time when planning for a predictable future has become extremely difficult, if not impossible. It is a [...]

April 2014

. . . by the people, for the people . . . a challenge for organisational governance

By | 2014-06-17T20:31:41+00:00 April 27th, 2014|Wellbeing & Sustainability|

Most for-profit and not-for-profit organisations are controlled by boards that have a mandate to govern their activities – but a mandate from whom to do what? The directors (or trustees) assume the ultimate responsibility for the behaviour of ‘their’ organisation, and not only for its strategic and operational performance, but also for the delivery of [...]