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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in late 2020. It will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

A Mundane Comedy is Halcyon's new book. Extracts will appear on this site and on social media during late 2020. Please get in touch with any questions about the book or related Halcyon services.

Halcyon monitors change for more than 150 key elements of life.

Activism

Halcyon brings you exciting examples of activism in action, by individuals, organisations and societal groups striving to make positive social change. Please contact us to share with your own activism-related stories.

On the Forgotten
Ancestry
Halcyon In Kal… 23 October 2020

 

The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts...half owing to the numbers who lived faithfully a hidden life and rest in unvisited tombs - George Eliot, Middlemarch

Authoritative lists of supposed global role models provoke approval and controversy in equal measure, but also raise the more important question: who is honouring the vastly greater number of non-celebrity role models among our human family of perhaps 7.8 billion alive today?

EDG: Enhanced Ageing

Ageing

 

This paper is an evolving examination of issues around, and responses to, the challenge or improving the lives of and caring for elders, on the emotional, mental, physical, practical, spiritual levels.

 

Pre 2018

On Originality

Originality

 

According to the always interesting Maria Popova, artist and writer Austin Kleon was invited to give a talk to students, the backbone for which was a list of 10 things he wished he’d heard as a young creator:

So widely did the talk resonate that Kleon decided to deepen and enrich its message in Steal Like an Artist. While all 10 tips illustrated above make sense, nos. 2, 3, 4, 6 and 10 resonate with me in particular.

On Others

Others

 

For me the purpose of life is to know other people…is to discover what life is. Who inhabits the world? What is it to be human? What can I give to the world which it doesn’t have…a gift for tolerating my presence in this world..…and unless I know the people, I can’t know what it does not have - Theodore Zeldin

 

Imagining seeing how everybody else lives, just for one day.  Life In A Day was a historic global experiment to create a user-generated feature film shot in a single day, July 24 2010.

What's New? - Activism
Activism
Halcyon Identifies 7 June 2020
 
What's Changing? - Charity
Charity
Halcyon Inspired 29 May 2020

 

Please see below selected recent charity-related change.

 

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July 2019

7 Changes, 7 Days
Seven
Halcyon Identifies 15 April 2020

 

Each week, Halcyon brings you a short, sharp and stimulating read - 7 issues that have witnessed significant change over the past 7 days.

 

ACTIVISM

Activism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What's Changing? - Sufficiency
Sufficiency
Halcyon Inspired 17 February 2020

 

Please see below selected recent sufficiency-related change.

 

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February 2020

What' Changing? - Balance
Balance
Halcyon Identifies 1 January 2020

 

Please see below selected recent balance-related change.

 

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December 2019