Tips to help the sustainability professional to stay motivated and sane

The pandemic has been driving many of us stir-crazy, although obviously it goes far beyond the usual kind of stir-crazy.  The pandemic, and its lockdowns and travel restrictions, and some people’s theories about the pandemic and about the government’s response to it,...

The webinar pandemic

The downside of virtual meetings The COVID lockdowns and travel restrictions have forced people to make more use of virtual meeting technologies.  People are organizing workshops, meetings and other kinds of interactions that in the past would have only happened by...

Problem Trees, Brainstorming and Storytelling

I’m sick of problem trees and brainstorming exercises. In initiatives based on a landscape approach, once the various stakeholders with some connection to the landscape have been brought together, often one of the first things they are asked to do is some kind of...