Stakeholder Interview Guide
A stakeholder interview helps you to see your work from the perspective of your stakeholders, answering the questions: What do my stakeholders want from me? What do they need me for?
From the Presencing Institute - Otto Scharmer
The Paradoxical Commandments
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
‘The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field’
Otto Scharmer, The Huffington Post,
“This post is a bit longer than usual. But if you are interested in the invisible dimension of leading profound social change – and in a blend of action science and consciousness to illuminate that blind spot – it may be worth the read.”
Nic Askew: ‘On Wisdom’
“Two men set out on a path
to shake the world.
And gather gold.
One journeyed without rest,
battling ever forward
with scant regard..”
Four Multinationals Shifting Their Business Models For Sustainability
Lindsay Clinton and Rochelle March, The Guardian
The new business models are more financially sound in the long term, according to the authors of a new report, which argues that a sustainable future needs new business models
‘The Guest House’
This being human is a guest house
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor…
‘The Seven Social Sins’
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality…