Make the Button Work

We are remarkably prone to believing we’re doing something, when in reality we’re not. I was reminded of this when reading a passage in John Elkington’s remarkable and compelling “Green Swans“ When we want to cross the road, we press the button. If we’re really impatient we’ll press it several times. So will the personContinue reading “Make the Button Work”

Can businesses be mindful?

Most of us are familiar with mindfulness. Paying attention to the whole without judgement. Whether we practice it as a routine, or periodically under pressure, it is a valuable (if over hyped) approach. Done effectively, it helps us sort signal from noise, and connect what we are doing to the service of the “something bigger”Continue reading “Can businesses be mindful?”