Imagine..a world where the narrative is that we are all separate, which means if I am to survive someone else needs to suffer. Competition rules. If you cannot measure it it doesn’t exist. Everything is commodified. Beauty, love and reverence are those things that you might have as unnecessary accessories…but hardly relevant to the winner takes all…

As a consequence, we think nothing of digging and scraping and having dominion over. Or turning people and nature into commodities. Or striping love, beauty and reverence from the foundations of our work life.

Which means half people, addicted people, people who wonder, in the quiet hours, why their money or fame leave them hollow. And those without money and fame in agony over the lost keys to that kingdom, as if that kingdom offers everything they are missing…


A world where we know we are not separate. The air we breath is shared, the soil we reply on to feed us is revered. What benefits me might benefit all. There is enough to go around. 

Love, beauty and reverence are the keys, the place to start. 

Addiction is the result, not the cause. 

Violence is a cry for help…

Perhaps, just perhaps, the answer is to begin with that which you yearn for most. Not stuff, not money, not fame…but the very things that you feel fame and money will give you.

Love, beauty, reverence, intimacy, connection, safety, belonging…

Photo taken November 9th, 2019 

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About Dr Christine McDougall


As the principal of – She works with leaders and enterprises globally who have a commitment to being the pioneers of enterprise change. Christine has the ability to completely re-imagine business, its role in our world, and its potential for a future for all humans. She experiences a deeper level of truth than most through applying synergetics (Buckminster Fuller’s anticipatory design science), and has a way of articulating this so others can see it as well. Christine questions the most basic assumptions that drive our complex systems and can map that back to what is needed today. She is committed to the creation of Syntropic enterprises as ubiquitous.

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P.S. Whenever you’re ready… here are 6 ways I can help you steward your enterprise for a world with a future.

1. Purchase the ebook, Speak the Truth for just $10. Our most important work is in human to human relationships. Often the greatest pain of our lives is when these relationships at home and in our work break down. This is a powerful tool that has restored the human connection in many of the most broken relationships. The 7 step process covered in Speak the Truth has been delivered to thousands around the world.

2. Masterclass – Syntropic Enterprise Design and Strategy. The masterclass seeds a new school of business and enterprise design for a world with a future. For more,

3. Enterprise Architecture Launchpad – a four day intensive experience for enterprise teams of up to twenty to shift towards becoming a Syntropic Enterprise. For more information,

4. Unplanning Obsolescence One Day Strategy Session – a team experience to consider a whole systems approach to strategy through becoming a Syntropic Enterprise. For more information,

5. Off-site retreats for Steward leaders in the process of deep change. Be this change personal, at the enterprise level, or both. Rather than a “health retreat/spa” step into a space that enables both self refection and other refection towards the fullest expression of your Pattern Integrity in the world.

6. Warm Data Labs – to consider a trans-contextual response to complex problems, evoking the collective brilliance available when we look at the whole system by design.

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