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  • Structural Racism, Climate Emergency and the COVID Crisis – what connects them?

    In this article we explore what underpins any lasting system change, and in the process illuminate how structural racism, the climate emergency, and the COVID crisis all share an underlying root which when dealt with can improve the health of our organisations, society and life on Earth. Systems scientist Donella Meadows researched system interventions. She

  • Re-booting the system won’t work

    Who would be a CEO today? Put yourself in the shoes of the CEO of a Financial Services organisation facing the increasingly toxic cocktail of spiralling bureaucracy, increasing regulations, rising mental health issues, and a growing demand for ESG related investments from clients, all amidst the COVID-19 crisis where planning for a second-spike and beyond

  • Stress in all Systems – A Unique Window of Opportunity

    Every leader, organisation and society around the world has been affected by the COVID-crisis. We have all been affected by the same challenge at the same time. It’s remarkable. Yet, we have each had very personal experiences and varied losses. Routines and ways of living and working have been upset. Many have been altered permanently,

  • Can we learn, evolve even, from this pandemic?

    Interesting times indeed! So much is uncontrollable, so much is unpredictable, so much is new and unforeseen. For sure, what these times do call for is real leadership – leadership of the conscious and authentic variety. In times of crisis, sometimes it can become clearer what we really need: Leadership that actually works with the

  • Can the Darkness of Crisis Reveal a New Dawn?

    We live amid great upheaval.  The Pandemic of Covid-19 is creating upset worldwide and this will be felt for many months to come. Often it is the most vulnerable who are most greatly affected.  Yet a global crisis at every level and across all levels can be leveling.  We are all in this together. We


Regenerative Leadership (Wordzworth)

A blueprint for next-stage leadership, unlocking the DNA of 21st century future-fit business

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'This book invites leaders to lead the world into the 21st century’'

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary UNFCCC 2010-2016

Future Fit (Amazon)

a practical business book for those of us involved in the future of business, from entrepreneur to senior executive.

'Brilliant…a must read for all leaders and entrepreneurs.'

Richard Barrett, Chairman and Founder of the Barrett Values Centre

The Nature of Business (Green Books)

which won an award in North America and has received much praise both sides of the Atlantic.

'This book not only brings together the current best practice and analysis of transformational business, but also seeks to find solutions. Giles has for many years been an innovative thinker based squarely in business and this book demonstrates that thought leadership; the book leaves me thinking much more clearly and feeling inspired to transform.'

Paul Drukman, CEO of The International Integrated Reporting Council

The Illusion of Separation (Floris Books)

which received wide ranging praise from world leading philosophers, academics, business experts and leadership specialists.

'Giles Hutchins takes us on an amazing tour de force, the intellectual tour of our lives. With ease and incredible clarity, he reveals simultaneously the history and the philosophy and the implications of the dire plight Earth is now within … He does not let us hang there, however, for with equal engaged clarity, he shows us the alternative at hand ... Never before, that I know of, has the choice of life, true life, or the path of degradation been put before us with such clear equanimity.'

Robert Sardello, PhD, Founder of The Center for Spiritual Psychology, and author of Love and the Soul: Creating a Future for Earth

Leadership Reports authored/co-authored by Giles Hutchins