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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in 2021. 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 across social media from the beginning of 2021. 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.

Future

What's Changing? - Purpose
Purpose
Halcyon Impacts 26 January 2021

 

Please see below selected recent purpose-related change.

 

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January 2021

On A Mundane Comedy
The Divine Comedy
Halcyon In Kal… 26 January 2021

 

This page will contain regular updates about A Mundane Comedy, Halcyon founder Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in 2021. 

We will share regular extracts here and across social media from beginning of 2021. Please see below a short introductory extract.

 

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, Intimate History of Humanity

This book is about what goes wrong in our lives, and about how we can try to make things better. This already daunting challenge is made more daunting still by the fact that, while we have an illusion of constancy, our lives are in fact characterised by continuous change, both out in the physical world and inside our heads.

What's Changing? - Business
Business
Halcyon Impacts 26 January 2021

 

The 20th Century was about dozens of markets of millions of consumers. The 21st Century is about millions of markets of dozens of consumers - Joe Kraus, dotcom pioneer

 

Please see below selected recent business-related change.

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What's Changing? - Technology
Technology
Halcyon In Future 26 January 2021
On Trees
Black Locust, Essex, May 2020
Halcyon In Kal… 26 January 2021

 

I wonder about the trees,” Robert Frost wrote. Monumental in size, alive but inert, they inhabit a different temporality than ours. Some species’ life spans can be measured in human generations. We wake to find that a tree’s leaves have turned, or register, come spring, its sturdier trunk. But such changes are always perceived after the fact. We’ll never see them unfold, with our own eyes, in human time.

What's Changing? - Automation
Automation
Halcyon In Business 26 January 2021

 

Please see below selected recent automation-related change,

 

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January 2021

What's Changing? - Poverty
Poverty
Halcyon Impacts 25 January 2021

 

Please see below selected recent poverty-related change.

 

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December 2020

What's Changing? - Money

Money

 

Fundamental shifts in the world of work are eroding traditional social safety nets. Could a universal basic income (UBI) be the solution? UBI isn’t a new idea, according to the Basic Income Earth Network, which  says it was originally ignored, but growing fears surrounding job automation have stoked an interest in basic income.

 

Please see below selected recent basic income-related change.

 

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On Poetry
Poetry
Halcyon In Kal… 21 January 2021

 

I share below (without comment...which is a personal act that belongs in the real, not the virtual world), an evolving, far from exhaustive, but from an emotional point-of-view, highly illustrative and authentic selection of my favourite poetry and lyrics...

 

When I loved you
And you loved me,
You were the sea,
The sky, the tree.

Now skies are skies,
And seas are seas,
And trees are brown
And they are trees.

Charles A. Wagner

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