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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.


On Sport
Ivan Fernandez Anaya
Halcyon Inspired 1 July 2020


To understand what sport is - perhaps, should be - consider the story of Spanish runner Ivan Fernandez Anaya, who still receives attention for a race he lost back in December 2012. 

El Pais explained how Anaya was in second place, some distance behind race leader Abel Mutai. As they entered the finishing straight, he saw the Kenyan mistakenly pull up about 10 metres before the finish, thinking he'd already crossed the line. Anaya quickly caught up with him, but instead of exploiting Mutai's mistake to speed past and claim victory, he stayed behind and, using gestures, guided the Kenyan to the line and let him cross first.

What's Changing? - Honesty
Halcyon Identifies 16 May 2020


Please see below selected recent honesty-related change.


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September 2018

Quote 2450

We don't fall over ourselves if they say 'my Granny fell ill'. What part of no refund don't you understand? You're not getting a refund so fuck off. - Michael O'Leary, CEO of Ryanair

Quote 2449

We are so accustomed to disguising ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves - La Rochefoucauld

Quote 2448

Perhaps that's all any of us can do, if we really want to convey anything meaningful and durable and useful to others: tell our own story, as honestly as we can, and let others find resonance, perspective, understanding, ideas to explore, personal insight, hints, appreciation of what not to do, and why - Dave Pollard,

Quote 2447

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed - Jonathan Swift

Quote 2446

A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on - Mark Twain

Quote 2445

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession - Albert Camus