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Aligned to Your Purpose

December 30, 2017 martin 0

People are not inspired and influenced just by what you say.  They are inspired and influenced by: what you say how you say it why you say it and their sense of where you’re coming from – your Purpose. As your Purpose grounds and energises […]

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True Partnership

June 4, 2016 martin 0

I am a balance, a provision, a gesture, a trust Existing with you and for you Not without you   My alchemy, captured in maxim Is confirmation of the stuff of mutual benefit A marriage of skills A proof: the whole being appreciably greater than […]

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Your Worth

January 25, 2016 martin 0
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this is not a poem

February 4, 2015 martin 0

crash the barriers test the waters ask the curious question make a list of to-do’s include – put the weapon down: abuse glock razor fire-cage gelignite? whatever just put them down – if not how should you proceed? terror rises in the east fear rises […]

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I Judged Her Until Yesterday

April 6, 2013 martin 0

(Reprinted from July 2007) It was a Sunday in September. The afternoon breeze fresh from the south. The sun gently warming. It was the kind of afternoon where one might pause and feel good with the world. The streets of Eagle Junction were quiet and […]

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Acts of social inclusion

August 4, 2011 martin 0

As primarily social beings, when we spend time together; our brains wire together and our bodies step, hearts beat and lungs breathe in similar rhythms; mirror neurons in our brains engage. As author Daniel Goleman so aptly states: ‘when we wire together we fire together’. […]

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Observing as Audience

June 29, 2011 martin 0

Whatever it is that stops us in our tracks matters less than what we are being asked to notice. Whether it be malady, loss, impasse, disturbance or discontent, our emotional system is the indicator that data exists for us to decipher. To be able to […]

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Applied Theatre and the Story of Axel

May 26, 2010 martin 0

On reading Plato’s dialogues I came across this forward by W.H.D Rouse: “Socrates himself described his object as that of a midwife, to bring other men’s thoughts to birth, to stimulate them to think and to criticise themselves, not to instruct them.” More and more […]

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Theatre – The Shared Experience

April 26, 2010 martin 0

Sitting on the bleachers. 8 rows back. Five minutes into the game something unusual happens. The home team receives the ball behind the 22; they’re under territorial pressure and the opponents have the ascendancy. The usual pattern of play is to kick the ball behind […]

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Artistry as Capital

October 6, 2009 martin 0

How do we begin to see our Artistry as Capital? How do we locate ourselves as artists in a global economy? What are some considerations for reframing or re-purposing our skill sets in order to survive the changing nature of the world market? Firstly, we […]