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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 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

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.

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On how people really live
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Halcyon Impacts 23 January 2018

Dollar Street is a powerful and fascinating site, showing how people really live around the world. Dollar Street is a project from Gapminder, the foundation set up by the late, great Hans Rosling, who died a year ago from pancreatic cancer, aged only 68. He is missed.

 

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World's wealthiest 1% control 43% of global assets:top 10% own 83%.Bottom 50% own only 2%.Unsustainable contrasts->revolutions - Patrick Dixon (on Twitter)

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Imagining new forms of currency Halcyon Imagines 18 April 2013

Does Bitcoin herald a revolution in how we will create, exchange and spend money? Launched in 2009 by an anonymous developer, Bitcoin saw a c.1300% spike in value since the beginning of 2013, before recent steep falls suggested it might be a bubble. The Atlantic noted that starting your own currency is "not as complicated as it sounds.

Imagining the world in miniature
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Halcyon Imagines 27 July 2011

If the world were a village of 100 people, what would it look like?  Various answers have circulated around the web for a decade or more already, but a new set of 20 posters now provides a visual perspective on this fascinating hypothetical question.

Impact of combining social and financial investment Halcyon Impacts 14 July 2011

An essay by a leading social investor laid out the rationale for impact investing, whereby investors can simultaneously create social impact and achieve financial returns.

Financial trends, towards 2025 Halcyon In Future 25 May 2011

The World Bank expects the US dollar to lose its solitary dominance in the global economy by 2025, as the euro and the renminbi establish themselves on an equal footing in a new ‘multi-currency’ monetary system.

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World's wealthiest 1% control 43% of global assets:top 10% own 83%.Bottom 50% own only 2%.Unsustainable contrasts->revolutions - Patrick Dixon (on Twitter)

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Who remembers the money barons of their day, or even knows their names? If you want your name to live after you, do not give all your thought to money - Edwin Baird

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