Stories from your pond

Why your brilliant plans for social change will never work

Why your brilliant plans for social change will never work

In recent years I’ve grown tired of writing plans, beautiful plans, strategies, ideas, theories, feasibility analysis to create social change around difficult community situations. It’s been exciting and sometimes rewarding work. Sometimes the plans create a spark, sometimes informed something bigger. But in all, these […]

How to change the world

How to change the world

This week we’ve been truly immersed, elbow deep in activities that will change the world around us.  Maybe a lot, maybe a little. As I leave my desk, step away from my work mind and look back on the week that was I search for the […]

Why your pond?

Why your pond?

I’m sure you’ve noticed my fascination with regional Australia – more specifically, the stories of people who live in the towns of regional Australia.  I’ve been collecting leadership stories for a while now (watch out for our iTunes podcast very soon) – but the towns […]