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New Awakenings

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Can new rituals wake up and re-direct lost souls?
By Hanne Caspersen

In the post-modern world most of us are de-traditionalized. We have lost our religion: witness the empty churches in Western Europe. We have lost the traditional ways of lending meaning to moments of change and transition.
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New-style rituals for a new approach to work
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For Jaap Purmer, purpose in our work is essential for personal and professional success
Interview by Koos de Wilt

For some 40 years, organisational consultant Jaap Purmer has been studying how corporate structures can best realise their staff potential. Purmer looks for a shift from management by power and rank towards getting the job done according to who we are as people. How, exactly?
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Rituals, Routines, Ruts and the Disruptive Event

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Connecting the heart and the mind to access collective resonance
By Amy Stafford

Wake up. Open eyes. Allow them to focus. Grab smartphone. Check only weather, horoscope and online sales stats. Maybe Pinterest. Get out of bed. Shuffle to the bathroom. Pee. Go to the kitchen. Fill kettle, place on stove and set heat to high. Wash dishes left from the night before.
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