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Work less! The positive impact of reducing work hours

After attending the Global Presencing Forum (GPF) in 2014, Celine shares a number of lessons that we as Future Considerations practice in order to have greater impact in what we do at work and beyond work. Here is the fifth in … Continue reading

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Don’t just do something, sit there! How multi-tasking is a form of ‘absenting’

After attending the Global Presencing Forum (GPF) in 2014, Celine shares a number of lessons that we as Future Considerations practice in order to have greater impact in what we do at work and beyond work. Here is the second in … Continue reading

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The Importance of Purpose

Working with purpose, being “on purpose” we might say, most often is a place of high energy and momentum and can give you the intrinsic motivation to strive to achieve more, while simultaneously feeling fulfilled in and out of work, … Continue reading

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Overcoming personal agendas to create unified change

In 2010 the International Labour organisation reported that while mining employs 1% of the global labour force, the industry generates 8% of fatal accidents at work. This is a rather startling statistic and is certainly an issue mining companies take … Continue reading

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Solving the “greatest moral challenge of our time”

“Climate change is now one of the greatest moral and economic challenges of our time.” A sentence that draws a host of varied reactions, but was one that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd stood by in a speech after ratifying … Continue reading

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A new way of finding the Emerald City – a fresh approach to sustainability

Dorothy (and Toto) had one hell of a time, trying to navigate the yellow brick road on their journey to find the Wizard of Oz and the Emerald City and, ultimately, the way back to Kansas. And yes, while this … Continue reading

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Sustainability as a platform for growth

Ten years ago, virtually no companies were making public commitments regarding sustainability. most companies treated sustainability issues as operational issues – strictly limited to their factory walls. sustainability was seen as cost, not profit. But quietly, many of the world’s … Continue reading

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What do you really care about?

Many in senior leadership positions reach a point of “crisis of purpose or meaning” where the values and intentions that were so obvious and explicit to them in their earlier careers have become lost and obscured by the sheer volume … Continue reading

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Balancing the individual with the whole: Lessons from Greece

George Papandreou. One would guess he’s a popular subject amongst the internal comings and goings of the G20 and perhaps synonymous with the words “uncertainty” and “instability” within his own country. But given the most recent developments in Greek politics, … Continue reading

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How much of a team is your team, really?

How much of a team do your “teams” really feel? I remember as a teenager playing rugby that I would have done anything for my teammates – stood up to others who were threatening them, helped them out of all … Continue reading

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