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Keep your Spirit Level – A Mindful Story

By Simon Bell At the Bayswater Institute we make use of short stories as a means to engage individuals and groups in a considered appreciation of their context, issues and concerns. We find that stories provide a powerful means for self-examination. The fictions engage a kind of back-door to the things that concern us. They […]

Mindful Stories: working with the subliminal – a BI method developed by Simon Bell

Post By Professor Simon Bell In solitude or with others, some things are too difficult to be dealt with directly. Sometimes we need to find a way to address underlying issues by roundabout means. My starting point is two-fold. It can be summed up by the two following sentences: We are needful of harmony with each other. We are needful of […]

Wisdom in Groups – WiG 2019 & WiG Intensive – NOW BOOKING!

WiG 2019: 5 days: 8th–12th July 2019 Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge. £2,500 per delegate (£1,200 non-residential). Please book early. WiG Intensive: 3 days: 1st–3rd July 2019 Royal Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge. £1,500 per delegate. Presented for the first time, WiG Intensive is intended as an advanced immersive event for the alumni of earlier WiG or the Bayswater ‘Midhurst’ […]

Routledge Handbook of Sustainability Indicators

Description: This handbook provides researchers and students with an overview of the field of sustainability indicators (SIs) as applied in the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development. The editors have sought to include views from the center ground of SI development but also divergent ideas which represent some of the diverse, challenging and even edgy observations […]

Leadership for the future: being GroupAware

Harold Bridger’s Double Task has been the foundational methodology underpinning our existence at the Bayswater Institute for the past 25 years. We are excited about the potential it offers and we know, that we haven’t made the most of it yet. This year, in 2018, we are hoping to make it more accessible to more […]

Group Insight – ‘Reading’ & Leading

Leadership in a complex world requires multi-disciplinary insights that naturally leverage the strengths of your team. This makes social interactions a key component in a problem-solving environment. Whether planning projects, using ‘Agile’ techniques, monitoring or evaluating, the end result is a mix of explicit and implicit elements. Explicit artefacts such as ‘Programme Initiation Documents’ or […]

Simon Bell

Thrilled to be working with Jo on the WiG event this year. Briefly, I am CEO of the BI and Co-Director of Wisdom in Groups. I should say now that the realisation of the Wisdom in Groups event is the outcome of a life-long journey. Over the last 35 years I have worked with groups […]