The art of the impossible

We are in many ways contradictory creatures; we love certainty and predictability yet we often yearn for change. It is this dilemma that is perhaps the origin of the phrase ‘be careful what you wish for, lest it come true.’ A number of trends emerged in 2017 that I am expecting to continue into this […]

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Living with uncertainty

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. – Mary Shelley The white water of change It has been an extraordinary week: The EU referendum in the UK produced a leave result, apparently catching all concerned out including the Leave campaign and then everyone seemed to be asking ‘why?’ […]

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Change: Quiet acts of courage

Quick read summary: Change involves acts of courage Sometimes having courage is about persistence, our ability to keep going If you reflect on your own moments of courage: What allowed you to make a stand? What made it difficult? What would have made it easier? If we take into account the acts of courage required […]

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