If I allowed myself to really feel the pain of all the animals and life that have died in the Australian bush fires, the burnt homes and all they mean to the families who  lived in them…the human deaths..

If I really sank into the full scope of the feeling..

I do not think I could move…or function..the pain of the feeling would be too much to bare.

If I think about the way we enslave people, exploit…the innocents in war zones created by others who do not see them as human but rather casualties of their agenda that doesn’t care less..

If I sink to the ground and feel Earth, touch a lone tree surrounded by concrete…feel the decimation of land, nature, forests..

I might never get up again…the pain too vast.

Rather I hold it at bay. Easier to think about it, than to feel. To look at the numbers, examine the price…the cost..

And every now and then, when I have reserves, to take a bite size moment to feel…enough to fuel my own fire of action towards a world with a future.

There is a rage inside me. Channeled with skill, rage, pure rage, is an exquisite force. It has us get out of our inertia. Rather than direct it at someone, we might instead use our rage to make better things, design better systems…for a world with a future.

This my why behind everything I do. Because we can create a more beautiful world for Earth and all of her creatures.

This is the “what” behind To do this. 

Not a minute to waste. I hope you join me. 

PS. If you would like to attend a Masterclass on how to create enterprises for a world with a future, check out the schedule here. Beauty of Beginnings readers get the super early bird price. (Reply to this email for the special price)

Photo taken January 14th 2020

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About Christine McDougall



As the Founder and Chief Steward of – Christine 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 the working laws of Universe to enterprise design and human co-ordination. She 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 7 ways Christine and Team Syntropic might 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 in The Dare to Care Workshop.

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.

7. Dare to Care workshop – How to speak the radical truth with compassion. Delivered to thousands of people around the world, the Dare to Care workshop starts with the premise that I need to care more about you than what you think about me.

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