Monday and Tuesday of this week were largely spent in a full-team Volans retreat at 2 Bloomsbury Place. A number of us were either feeling pretty whacked with travel and/or suffering from flu, but with Charmian in the chair we made a great deal of progress. One development I was particularly pleased with was the unanimous adoption of the Phoenix Economy concept as an organising framework for much of our work, something I have been working on fairly continuously as I have winged around the world in recent weeks. Ale(jandro) and I also made a good deal of progress on our Pathways to Scale approach and methodology, with some great new thinking on how that can now play out.
Much of the team in main room Charmian, Ale and Pamela Macs may be beginning to take over Pamela and Kevin Sam’s version of what world looks like to me – with pupils dilated by eye specialist this afternoon Allen (Tan), Smita and Kevin Kevin does The Phoenix