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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.

Purpose

What's Changing? - Purpose
Purpose
Halcyon Impacts 12 October 2020

 

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October 2020

 

September 2020

On Michel de Montaigne

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"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself", said Michel de Montaigne, describing his own poor memory, his ability to solve problems and mediate conflicts without truly getting emotionally involved, his disgust for man's pursuit of lasting fame, and his attempts to detach himself from worldly things to prepare for death.

What's Changing? - Legacy
Legacy
Halcyon Inspired 28 September 2020

 

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September 2020

What's Changing? - Disability
Disability
Halcyon Inspired 19 September 2020

 

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September 2020

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.

What's Changing? - Meaning
Meaning
Halcyon Inspired 15 August 2020

 

To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony - William Henry Channing

 

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On Henry David Thoreau
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Halcyon In Kal… 4 August 2020

 

In the 1840s Henry David Thoreau swapped his busy schedule in Concord, Massachusetts, for a wooden hut he built himself near Walden Pond. We had the privilege to visit Walden in July 2012; it exceeded expectations in its tranquility and beauty - and the swim in the pond itself was unforgettable.

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What's Changing? - Philosophy
Philosophy
Halcyon Inspired 27 July 2020

 

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What's New? - Purpose
Purpose
Halcyon Identifies 1 January 2020

 

Halcyon curates the most significant purpose-related content from carefully selected sources. Please contact us if you'd like our help with purpose-related challenges.