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

Halcyon's forthcoming 52:52:52 campaign on Twitter will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin


What's Changing? - Memory
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Halcyon Impacts 1 September 2018


Please see below recent memory-related change.


See also: Halcyon Memory headlines



  • According to GZeroMedia, 41 percent of American adults cannot identify Auschwitz as a Nazi concentration camp. That figure includes 66 percent of those aged 18-34



What's Changing? - Empathy



Please see below recent empathy-related change.


See also: Halcyon Empathy Headlines





What Happened? - Attention Halcyon Identifies 5 November 2017


Halcyon provides you with key attention-related content from businesses, media, governments, thinktanks, academia and futurists. Please contact us to help you answer the following questions: what’s going on, what might come next, why should you care and what can you do about it?

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What to do with too much information is the great riddle of our time - Theodore Zeldin

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The need to diet, which we know so well in relation to food, and which runs so contrary to our natural impulse, is something we now have to relearn in relation to knowledge, people and ideas. We require periods of fast in the life of our minds no less than in that of our bodies - Alain de Botton,…

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The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself - Henry Miller

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Only by combining data stored deep within our brains can we forge new ideas. No amount of magpie assemblage can compensate for this slow, synthetic creativity. Hyperlinks and overstimulation mean the brain must give most of its attention to short-term decisions. Little makes it through the fragile transfer into deeper processing - The Economist,…

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If a man reads very hard... he will have little time for thought - Robert Louis Stevenson

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I was at inbox zero at 11:40am, after answering 210 emails. Now, at 21:55, 84 unread emails. FFS! Prometheus had it easy - David McCandless,

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