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Our Journal -  a space for sharing our thinking, feeling and doing... 

February 19, 2019

We are excited to announce that we are continuing our collaboration with Amity and in partnership with Flourish to bring a series of three sense-making events to Manchester for women change-makers and those supporting them.

Like many, we were buoyed up by the amazing ar...

February 15, 2019

The launch of the Pankhurst-Fawcett Scorecard, in the birthplace of the suffragettes, provides us all with a means to play our part in achieving women’s equality, and transforming the fortunes of Greater Manchester, the region’s employers in all sectors have a key role...

February 11, 2019

You might argue that the moment for “year in review” pieces has passed. Let’s be honest as most of these now ping into our inboxes between Christmas and New Year designed to get our chilled-out attention they are mainly written before the year is even done. I was tempt...

February 20, 2017

"My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times". 

Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of Women who Run with the Wolves

Is there a new acronym for the times ‘pre and post Trump inauguration’?  Regardless, I flew to Namibia for 3 weeks soundly in the ‘pre’ time...

February 10, 2017

In early January I completed my first 12-week Working Out Loud (WOL) circle.  It was not the first circle I had started, or the first I had seen benefits from, but it was the first time an on-line group I was part of got the whole way to 12 weeks (well, technically we...

January 4, 2017

Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey had me sold in the opening paragraph of, 'An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization':

“In an ordinary organization, most people are doing a second job no one is paying them for.  In businesses large and sm...

December 8, 2016

New and exciting joint-work between amity and Happen aims to, “ignite and nurture strength in purposeful collaboration”

Coworking spaces are booming in Greater Manchester and it’s no surprise with a seemingly unstoppable growth in the numbers of freelancers, entrepreneu...

November 23, 2016

A pretty momentous fortnight, or year I guess.  Yes, the words I have to offer on the seismic shift in the global political sphere are inadequate.  Others have done a far better job articulating the personal, local and global impact, and will no doubt continue to do so...

November 2, 2016

Generally there’s a first step in successful collaborations in all walks of life – finding the person or persons who will be your fellow collaborator(s).  Just like romantic relationships the potential for a certain connection might creep up on you over time or suddenl...

October 27, 2016

Earlier this week I was sharing my thoughts on the importance of good quality communication at the root of successful teams.  In fact, at the root of all relationships and collaboration.  Communication is clearly a multi-faceted thing, experienced on a host of levels b...

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This is a blog I wrote for Claire Bradshaw in June 2019 about why at Happen Together we use clean language.

At Happen Together we base our coaching and...

Clean language: directing your attention within the system to create sustainable change

July 8, 2019

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