by Stephen Smith Back in 1938 a man called Chester Barnard wrote a book called The Functions of the Executive. It is still in print as it is considered one of the most influential books in public administration ever published. Three basic principles outlined in that book have guided me in my own career, and… Continue reading All for one and one for all
by Jonny Robinson Imagine the following. You are living a life with enough money and health and time so as to allow an hour or two of careless relaxation, sitting on the sofa at the end of the day in front of a large television, half-heartedly watching a documentary about solar energy with a glass… Continue reading Would you rather have a fish or know how to fish?
by Stan Hirst The Suzuki Elders have been at the environmental game for some 9 years now – gathering, talking, arguing, urging, advocating, educating, inspiring on and off, blogging and berating. As our website declares “we bring our voices, experiences and memories to mentor, motivate and support other elders and younger generations in dialogue and… Continue reading The rocky road to the common ground
by Stan Hirst What’s the problem? The Suzuki Elders began life way back in 1996 as The Council of Elders of the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF). Over the past 19 years the group has morphed into the present-day Association of Suzuki Elders (SE) and has expanded and matured in terms of scope, ambition and membership.… Continue reading What do Elders think?