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Social change: a case of two steps forward, three steps back?

Posted by Philip on 17 January 2014, 2:31 pm in , , , , ,

As part of the Auckland Pride Festival 2014, Rainbow Youth is holding "a Pride Art Auction and Intergenerational Panel." They are calling for art submissions themed around identity, which they say aligns "with the celebration of diverse identities that the Pride Festival focuses on."

Ironically this youth led event is called "Old, New, Borrowed, Blue."

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Leadership and spirituality

Posted by Philip on 1 March 2012, 7:00 am in , , ,

A recent conversation with a colleague reminded me about the importance of my own spiritual beliefs and practices in my leadership roles. It also reminded me that it took me a long time to integrate my spirituality into my work, longer to tell people and, even now, I don't write about it much. (Except for here and here [near the end]).

Why not? Partly because I might be perceived as weird, kooky, a little flakey perhaps. And partly because I make the assumption that people won't understand.

So, it's time for a bit of courage (of the wholehearted rather than brave kind). Let me share with you  my spirituality and how I use it in my work and leadership roles.

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