Tag Archives: compassion

We have to trust….

“We have to trust that if we are acting with integrity, compassion, honesty and heart that the outcome will be the right one…” anonymous I’ve made this anonymous, but I know who said it. I’m saying this because I think it is important to point o… Continue reading

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Applying the gardner’s hand….

A friend of mine is working in an organisation where someone is being a bully. We were talking about it today. On the one hand, we talked about taking a hard line. That is, senior managers in my friend’s organisation need to be very firm with this… Continue reading

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Compassion: seeing you in me and me in you…

In my last post “Responsibility: Where does Gandhi’s Steer Take you?”, I asked the question: What is compassion? I asked this because living the change I want to see means being a compassionate person. I want to see, give, and experience more comp… Continue reading

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Responsibility: where does Gandhi’s steer take you?

Every year since 2007, a friend and I have created themes for the year. I’ve declared 2012 my Year of Responsibility and Service. It isn’t witty, sexy, or funny. And it can be, I’ve found, a bit of a conversation stopper. Twenty-Eleven was Y… Continue reading

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Let yourself go: see yourself, allow yourself to be seen and connect…..

This week, I’m going to let Researcher Brene Brown do the talking…..via a TED talk “The power of vulnerability” Continue reading

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Forgiveness, anger, and breaking old habits….

Last night, I went to a performance at the Roundhouse: Unprovoked. The play was created through the work of The Forgiveness Project. The play tells the story of the knife-murder of a fifteen-year old girl by an eighteen-year old girl and how it is… Continue reading

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Alone, tired, frustrated and scared – in our society….

I’m a practicing mediator (including as a volunteer with an East London mediation service, Common Ground – yes, I am making a flagrant pitch for the organisation!). Today I did some coaching. The objective of the coaching was to help a woman who h… Continue reading

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