What Now? The playground of today.

I was chatting with my 86 year old father yesterday. Age isn’t so much biological as the stubborn refusal to stay current to change.

He has persisted in his isolation by refusing to learn to be digitally fluent. He misses out, wilfully, and sadly, on frequent and regular connection with his children and grandchildren scattered over the world.

To not be digitally fluent today is to be truly isolated, and to miss the incredible opportunity available to everyone.

Unlimited knowledge and learning…and almost all of it available at no monetary fee.

The industrial age just took its last breath..oh…about 3 weeks ago.

Sold out. Webcams, Computers. Lighting. Audio. Our necessary rush to go online, to work from home, to take education online…has been the final breath of an old system.

What now? No-one really knows.

But we do know that along with the industrial age, so many of our incumbent systems are dead, in lag. Many of our Politicians have yet to realise that they are whipping dinosaurs, trying to get them to move. 

The learning curve is steep. How to do this. How to survive. How to seed the new age.

Learning…figuring it out, innovating, collaborating, questioning…

And might I suggest, that we do this while holding a deep intention to evolve to a more beautiful world for all…

This is the playground of today.

Photo taken April 28th, 2020

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About Christine McDougall


As the Founder and Chief Steward of Syntropic.world – 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.

To learn more visit www.syntropic.world

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. www.syntropic.world/speakthetruth

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, www.syntropic.world/masterclass

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, www.syntropic.world/launchpad

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, www.syntropic.world/unplanningobsolescence

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. www.syntropic.world/retreat

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. www.syntropic.world/warmdatalab

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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