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Newsletter 91: Charlie Chaplin - Keeping Your Humanity Alive

“We are directors of our own movies and get to choose the lens” – meeting Charlie Chaplin and learning about life.

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“We are directors of our own movies and get to choose the lens” – Meeting Charlie Chaplin and learning about life.

Ending off last year, had fascinating interview with Carole Watkins who is submitting a Master's thesis on story and therapy; and equally great conversations on leadership development possibilities with Gerhard van Rensburg, Steve Banhegyi and Burgert Kirsten.

2016 promises wonderful interactions with the da Vinci Institute, Henley Business School, Temenos Retreat Centre, Proctor and Gamble, Buddhist Retreat Centre and others ....

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Our publisher has requested an updated version of The Halo and the Noose, to be launched in 2016. The storytelling and story listening principles in the book remain solid, but additions arising from recent developments in neuroscience, social psychology, qualitative research will enhance the book.


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"Ethos is more powerful than ideology in shaping behaviour because it supplies individuals with standards by which to appraise their actions" - historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto

"Compassion is based on awareness of the interdependence of all living beings" -Trappist monk Thomas Merton

"To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity" - German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

“Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind” – British philosopher Bertrand Russell.

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