Experiencing Presence

Experiencing Presence

The past few weeks have been packed to the rafters with facilitation, discussion, and study. I have: co-delivered the first public sessions of Foresight Fundamentals for HR with Reanna Browne of Work Futures​ spent a few days on Ngunnawal Country talking with public...
Time beyond clocks

Time beyond clocks

Photo by Jeremy Thomas on Unsplash Last week I observed a training session on Working with Teams. I don’t often have the opportunity to observe others leading sessions, and it is such a pleasure and privilege to have time to watch, listen, and reflect on ways to share...
Rituals and returns

Rituals and returns

I’m settling back into the rhythm of daily life after a delightful retreat to Nipaluna, or modern-day Hobart. Most Junes we migrate south, leaning into the coldest and darkest part of the year. In effect it makes the dark Melbourne feel shorter – we have...
Translating ideas into practice

Translating ideas into practice

When I deliver training, I want participants to enjoy the experience, but more than that I want to provide ways for them to take these ideas, frameworks, and approaches out of the learning space and into their day to day work. No matter how enjoyable our time together...
Beyond utopia and dystopia

Beyond utopia and dystopia

Is it better to imagine doom and gloom futures as a cautionary tale, or create somewhat naïve scenarios that present a cheerfully optimistic future? This question has come up in the Futures Book Club as we sink our teeth into Rob Hopkins’ book From What Is To...

Attending to change

It’s been a minute since I last wrote, but you’ve been on my mind. Much of my attention over the past months has been poured into two new university offerings I have been supporting as they take their first steps into the world. Last week I ran my final...