All tagged Between Two Worlds

When the duck speaks

At the end of the recent Nestlé Responsible Sourcing Studio in Thailand, I asked the nine Responsible Sourcing team members a simple question: “What did you learn about your duck this week?” For the uninitiated, it seems an odd question – your duck? For those nine Nestlé colleagues, it meant a great deal. It was an invitation to share something about their soul.

Podcast: Reconnecting in a Hypernormal world

In a new BBC documentary [Hypernormalisation], Adam Curtis looks back to the 1970s to chart a course to today, where nothing seems certain and our political leaders strive above all else for stability in a world they no longer control.

Where might we go? What’s next? My fellow Earthworm Founder Julien Troussier watched Curtis’ documentary recently and we spoke about it over lunch.

The Limits of Shame: Time to shower with your enemy?

Might NGOs more effectively engage with senior managers, CEOs and Board Chairs? I’ve seen time after time the power of relationships based on trust. Achieve trust and watch change explode, perhaps still not as quickly as we need given the mess we’re in but certainly much faster than relationships built on shame. Time to build bigger showers.

The No Deforestation Blame Game

Couldn't we have a more mature dialogue between companies and NGOs, encouraged by the reporters that tell their stories, where we get as much information and data as we can before we jump to judgment? Where we take people at their word that they are in fact serious about implementing their policies based on their fundamental values and beliefs? If we can, we might stand a chance of getting the better of these massive, wicked problems.

TFT...From Forests to Earth!

For me, TFT is a very precious thing and to think that we really now have moved beyond forests is something I could never have imagined. We are still very deeply attached to our forests but we’re also deeply engaged helping people reconnect with Nature on many other fronts.