The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic - Peter Drucker

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Resourcing through Nature

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  A recurring theme on social media as we journey through the Pandemic lockdown is a renewed sense of connection and wonderment with the natural world. While fear and anxiety simmer under the surface, the joy of spring transitioning into summer has the potential to soften the impact. Without the usual distractions many of us have found ourselves connecting with nature in a different way. The burgeoning of new life brings hope. Confirmation, that despite the interruption in our lives, the natural world is unfolding as it should. A reassuring reminder that, as with the changing of the seasons, this pandemic will pass.   The Systemic Principles Embodied in Nature Principles of natural order maintain coherence and support flow in living systems. These principles – time (who or what came first), place (our belonging in a system) and the balance of exchange (reciprocity) – were first described by Bert Hellinger, the father...
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The Birth of TurningTides

Launching an independent consultancy and coaching business after years in the NHS can be daunting.  One year on and this ancient Buddhist wisdom sums it up:

"If we are facing in the right direction all we have to do is keep on walking".

Perhaps in my case it should be 'keep on rowing'! 

My first year was one of discovery and delight.  Discovery in terms of exploring how to transfer what I learnt in the public sector to this new business context and delight in learning what my clients value most.   

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Guest — Sonja Mitchell
It's been great working with you Eileen. I've been interested to see the commonality in our approach, often it's all about asking ... Read More
Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:42
Guest — Eileen
Thanks for your comment Sonja. Open hearted inquiry definitely paves the way for deeper understanding. It brings people together... Read More
Saturday, 03 August 2013 20:34
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