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Learning from the Matrix

20 May 2018
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You’ve seen the film?  A fictional reality is superimposed on life and humans accept it.  The alternative truth is hideous and many choose not to see it.  But it’s only a film right?  This doesn’t happen in business? Ah, but it does.. I recently facilitated a discussion about how medical…

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Meta Skills

01 June 2018
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Think of a butcher and a surgeon.  They both wield a knife, but in very different ways.   The attitude they bring to the knife differs. How would you feel if I suggested that everyone you interact with responds first and foremost to your underlying attitude?   That it is the attitude…

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What do “a beginner’s mind” and bottle nose dolphins have in common?

01 July 2018
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In August I took advantage of a calm day to go fishing in a small punt with my family.   As we chugged out towards the Atlantic beyond the Sovereign Rocks, we cut the engine, watched the gannets, and pulled energetically on our fishing lines hoping for a bite.  It was…

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Can you see the second fish?

20 August 2018
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It was a sunny day in Ireland and I was climbing on the beach with my sons.  Stopping beside a rockpool, I sat absorbed by the life and ecosystem in front of me: Limpets, a lone shrimp, hermit crabs, two Rock Gobys, multiple sea lice, sea weed swaying.  My youngest…

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