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

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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

A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in early 2020. We will be publishing extracts on this site and across social media during the first quarter of 2020. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the book.

2011

What's Changing? - Freedom
Freedom
Halcyon Identifies 31 May 2019

 

Please see below recent freedom-related change.

 

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August 2019

On Problem Solving
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Halcyon In Kal… 26 April 2016

Many of the problems the world faces today pre-date the latest conflicts and related refugee crises. Five years ago already...

1. Google asked the global public for ideas to address the following societal issues:

On Humanity

The Royal Society of Arts gathered a high-profile panel of speakers to explore the hidden agendas behind our values and attitudes toward the place of ‘the human’ in today’s societies, and debate what must now be a key issue for the 21st century.

Inspired by a dying man's legacy to the young Halcyon Inspired 8 February 2014

In the last months of his life, a physically weakened Christopher Hitchens travelled to the Texas Freethought Convention and while there, an eight-year-old girl asked Hitchens what books she should consider reading. Intrigued, Hitchens spent 15 minutes chatting with the youngster and sketching out a reading list (below). His last words to her? "Lots of love...remember the love bit..."

What Happened? - 2012
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Halcyon In Future 1 January 2013

MI Forecasts 2012 brought together high quality internal intelligence and external forecasts that provide important insights into what might happen for the rest of this year.  

In Top Risks 2012, Eurasia Group noted that political risks dominate global headlines in a way we've not experienced in decades.Everywhere you look in today's global economy, concerns over insular, gridlocked, or fractured politics affecting markets stare back at you. (To assess Eurasia's likely accuracy, please see the group's 2011 forecasts below.)

Impact of reducing food waste Halcyon Impacts 15 November 2011

According to research, the British think they bin almost 10% of their weekly shop.  With 8% wasting as much as a quarter of the food regularly bought, the research identified six types of people, each of whom wastes food in a different way.

In Future - Ageing trends

2011 saw the first baby-boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, reach 65.  Over the next 20 years, what has been called the "most numerous, most successful and luckiest generation ever" will gradually move into retirement.  Indeed, most wealth is owned by the over 65s, and increasingly, most of that wealth will be owned by women (see video) - a business opportunity many organisations don't seem to have woken up to yet.

In Future - Media trends Halcyon In Future 16 June 2011

PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2011-2015: The collaborative future: reshaping for consumer relevance and engagement puts a spotlight on the digitally empowered consumer, the involved advertiser and transforming business for digital.