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Bruce Cornock Nixon commented on Bob MacKenzie's event 'Our 200-year present: a fresh perspective through intergenerational writing, with Shelagh Doonan'
"Shelagh, I applaud what you say! Have a wonderful event. See my Blog very similar sentiments to yours. Best wishes, Bruce"
Feb 25, 2020
Bruce Cornock Nixon posted a status
"See my latest writings in the form of my Blog"
Feb 25, 2020
Bruce Cornock Nixon posted a status
"Bob's meeting on health care policy looks really valuable. But I can't make it alas."
Oct 8, 2019
Bruce Cornock Nixon commented on Bob MacKenzie's event 'Our Money – saving the planet?'
"I am thrilled to see AMED's interest in the big issues such as our money and saving our planet - see for my thoughts - I also give talks."
Sep 5, 2019
Bruce Cornock Nixon posted a status
"I'm am busy writing blog posts mainly about the need to for proportional representation and a written constitution - see"
Sep 5, 2019

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Where do you live and work (City)?
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
What are your top professional skills?
A Systems perspective on Sustainability
Inclusive processes that are holistic and involve head, heart, body and spirit.
Ways of developing leaders and bringing about transforamtion and personal development at the same time.
Empowering people to see possibilities and make them happen.
Writing and speaking about the crisis humanity faces and inspiring people to act..
What kinds of management education and development services are you involved in?
Writing and speaking about the crisis humanity faces and inspiring people to act..
What is your main interest in the AMED network?
networking, inspiration, collaboration, other (please share in bio below)
Please share your favourite management development insight or quote.
Another world is possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.
Arundhati Roy

What kind of person are you?
More about you (Short Bio or any other details you’d like people to know)
A veteran “change agent,” author and activist. Before staring my own business, I worked in UK, Jamaica and North America in different organisations, mainly in HR, leadership development and internal consulting. In 1987, I started my own consulting business, helping directors and senior managers lead strategic change successfully and create better, more sustainable workplaces and develop themselves as leaders. I also trained many consultants. I wrote about my work to reflect and share.

Today I mainly write, lobby, help our local Transition Town leadership, do some business school “teaching”, give participative talks/events on the global crisis and what we need to do to bring about a sustainable, fairer and non-violent world.

I am passionate about sustainability and global justice. Five and a half years working in Jamaica and returning there several times recently has made a big impact on me, as have visiting Cuba to study organic cultivation and India to study Vandana Shiva's initiatives to help poor farmers and the relevance of Gandhi’s thinking to the global crisis we face today. My fourth book, LIVING SYSTEM – making sense of sustainability reflects these influences. I love the countryside, trekking in mountains, trees, cultivating fragrant shrubs, flowers, fruit and vegetables, architecture, music, learning about different cultures and travelling in hot countries, especially Jamaica, and Southern Europe.

Interests. I support many NGOs and research groups: Unlock Democracy, Local Works, the New Economics Foundation (nef) Garden Organic, Cuba Organic Support Group, Greenpeace, CND, World Development Movement., Oxford Research Group, Peace Direct and Roadpeace.

I am writing a new radical book that I hope will inspire more people to act to prevent catastrophe.
What I’d like from the AMED network is…
Mutual Support to and from like minded people who believe a better world is possible - sustainable, just and non-violent. - and want to make it happen.
What do you do for your own development?
I read, go to workshop[s and conferences, research and do things that terrify me like public speaking and writing. I go to Landmark forums, courses and seminars.
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At 6:05 on October 16, 2012, Alison Piasecka said…

Hi Bruce

I am an old friend of Jean Woollard's- we met about 25 yrs ago when I was last a member of  AMED...all the best!


At 11:44 on April 17, 2011, David F McAra said…

Hi, Bruce. 


I'm so sorry for ignoring your comment.  I missed a few as the site has stopped e-mailing me for some reason.  Next e-O&P out in a couple of months.  I'll see how we can make a link of some sort. 



At 12:55 on August 31, 2009, David F McAra said…
Hello, Bruce. Welcome! I hope you like the emerging new face of AMED.

At 14:25 on August 28, 2009, Penny Walker said…
Hi Bruce - welcome aboard!

Have you found the SDN page yet?




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