Jangled nerves, too much going on. Scattered, and demanded of. Holding too many perspectives.

Giving too much. Filled to the brim with doing. Pulled from one project to another.

A sense of pressure. 

Squeezed. No space. No space for breathing, pausing, stillness.

How to recalibrate? How to return to love. To find spaciousness. To unfurl the tangle. 

To hold onto the thread that makes sense. The one that has a continuity of our being. Our Pattern Integrity.

To recalibrate is to not just find time and spaciousness, but to reconnect. 

To Beauty. To love. To the intimacy of communion, conversation.

It is to put a strong boundary, a moment carved with deliberate intention, around the million competing noises and distractions, and to sink into the expansiveness of our being.

To have a primary conversation with ourselves. With our beloved. With the wind, and rain and earth. 

And to do this with the commitment of love. For ourselves, for the greater “I” that brings wholeness to the world more effectively, more intentionally, when we are coherent and recalibrated to the whole.

This is important work towards a world that works for Earth and all of her creatures, perhaps the most important work we can do.

Photo taken February 23rd, 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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