Category Archives: While Wandering

“Treading Lightly” – A story that has profoundly changed the way I view story, art and knowledge

The following is my review of “Treading Lightly” by Karl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe. How to review a book which has so profoundly changed the way I view story, art and knowledge. And their relationship to place. I am not going to attempt to summarise this book for that you will have to read it […]

“Just Mercy” – A story of catching stones in the pursuit of hope

The following is my review of “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson. I claim no equivalence to the individuals whos stories are shared in this moving book. But it did cause me to reflect more deeply on why I choose to surround myself with the people I do and pursue the work I do. In Stevensons […]

Pragmatic advice on how minimalist thinking enables purpose

Re-purposed and adapted from Joshua Becker @ Becoming Minimalist We live in a culture obsessed with being busy & ownership. ‘Balanced’ by a counter culture driving back to basics thinking & minimising the number of our possessions. I don’t know about you but I think living in between these extremes can be pretty draining. Joshua […]

Acquiring as a Cleverist: a reminder from a $250 couch

Jane Hadjion Corporate Ecologist Melbourne

Cleverist purchasing incorporates elements of minimalism, lean thinking and reflection. Kyle Westaway recently wrote “Minimalism isn’t about missing out it’s about having just enough“. So if you’re acquiring something new how do you know if it’s ‘just enough’. In the Cleverist approach to acquisition I seek to understand the influences. Influences because they are interdependent […]