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Louise Minty

November 12, 2018

Next Level Principles

Most of us know about the 11 principles of Blazing Swan but just to recap, in case you’ve forgotten one or two, they are; Inclusion, Immediacy, Decommodification, Self-Expression, Communal Effort, Leave No Trace, Gifting, Civic Responsibility, Self Reliance, Participation and…
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September 1, 2017

Quality Is The New Quantity

Photo by KRD Photography Quality is the new quantity Quality in Quality over quantity When I think about Blazing Swan, I see a blank canvas available to each of us, on which we can paint anything we like. What we…
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August 4, 2017

Earn Your Burn

For a long time, some wise humans have been teaching us that delayed gratification can be a great tool to help motivate us and increase our productivity. Just like enjoying a beer after a hard day’s work, planning for and…
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February 16, 2017

The Difference between Communal Effort and Civic Responsibility

I like the idea of talking about the principles of Communal Effort and Civic Responsibility at the same time because while they are often intertwined, there are distinct differences between the two. Both of these principles are about how we…
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January 18, 2017

Immediacy – Do it Now!

Right now I have to write. I’d actually prefer to watch a stand up comedian while I drink some wine because it seems like more fun. I have a concrete plan to shower, brush my teeth and get into bed,…
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