Love & Integrity in Business may sound like an Oxymoron but Oonagh has been working for over 20 years with CEOs and business leaders for whom how they make a profit is as important as how much profit they make.
In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world the best boards are developing their leadership potential so they not only deliver the performance expected by shareholders but also inspire and encourage everyone in the business to put shared purpose and values into action. In this way the business delivers its promises to employees, customers, suppliers and the wider community.
For the past four decades my research has frequently found me living in various parts of the world with minority religions who believe and do things that would seem, at least prima facie, to be both incredible and incomprehensible. I have also found myself drawn into taking an active, and often uncomfortable role in the so-called ‘cult scene’. Although it is impossible to generalise about the thousands of religious movements that currently exist, in this talk I shall discuss some of the characteristics that new new religions tend to display and how these are likely to change within a relatively short period. I shall also describe how, when stepping out of the ivory tower, one can find oneself in a Monty Python situation, discovering the familiar in the unfamiliar and the unfamiliar in the familiar.
In this lecture Graham will explore the multiple ways in which we live simultaneously with the visible, or what we can perceive through our senses, and the invisible. The invisible pertains to any number of ordinary realms – the sensory, the operations of the mind, the phenomenal world, and the cosmological.