First of all, happy World Environment Day. May we all continue to co-create positive physical conditions conducive to developing life on our planet! Community development=social development=ever changing relationships; ie. relations between developing participants vary constantly. So we can only plan for progress, not for perfect solutions. That makes for a bumpy and uncomfortable route map. […]
As people assess how the pandemic has impacted their career, community, and local economy, what opportunities are there for us? We need not limit ourselves to the work we’ve always done — especially if it’s something that can be fine-tuned with the right combination of technology and human ingenuity to provide consumers or businesses with […]
The longest night of the year inspires, infuses and enthuses feeling-people to emphasise more LIGHT. Winter solstice 2020 in the Northern Hemisphere will be at 14:30CET on Monday, 21 December. However, in these dark & VUCA times we each need to max-out on light bringing activities and celebrations: Diwali, observed on the 15th day of […]
If you think influential entities are acting weird in a political sense, financial markets are starting to bet massively on ethical & sustainability values (!) according to PwC — the business audit, tax and consulting firm. “In 2019, PwC conducted a global survey on the investment priorities of 750 institutional investors and 10,000 retail investors, and […]
This is not a blog about male psychology… but something more simple: common sense. Musing on PET (and humanity)’s mission of encouraging social development, environmental protection and improvement, and wellbeing, I am forced to admit that what often holds me back from doing the right stuff, is the knottiness of the issue at hand… I’ll […]
The Scottish Rural Network, of which PET is a member, has an interesting blog on self-help communities in South Korea. Pretty far from Findhorn I hear you think; but not the self-help part. It’s of interest because it links community skills, the ageing phenomenon and social enterprise. Enjoy the blog.