Author Archives: Geoff Bateson

About Geoff Bateson

This is the site were a series of posts will 'show the working out' - the emerging thoughts, ideas and tools as the creative undertaking R:2025 develops. All the way through maths learning I was told that extra credit was gained if one showed the working out, rather than stating the outcome - Here is one way of setting out the thinking as things move along. It forms an archive of ideas to form part of the overall package currently called R:2025

Progress or Not?

If R:2025 were being externally assessed there would be meetings about Performance or Metrics or Indicators of Progress against Plan. In the previous post I described how Value and Impact of R:2025 could be thought of as operating at Personal, … Continue reading

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Is there any value in it: What is it worth?

This post will explore notions of value, usefulness, gain, worth and impact .. all in relation to the other ideas explored as part of R:2025. At various times in my career I was asked to undertake a Value for Money … Continue reading

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Impacting on social issues

The last post, setting out a possible change model, introduced some of the social issues that frustrate me because of their seeming importance in contemporary society yet there being an apparent lack of scale and pace in any progress being … Continue reading

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Can writing and thinking and putting stuff on a website change the world?

Maybe that is oversimplifying things a bit. Putting it another way: Can the mix of activities that make up R:2025 engage with people who can exert some leverage on a small number of social issues? That sounds more possible. It … Continue reading

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Engaging or not?

So I am pretty clear that, somewhere out there, there is an audience – my public. There are people who would be interested in the general ideas, the contents and the approaches that I am involving myself with. If the … Continue reading

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Is there an audience? Who is my public?

For there to be an audience, or a public, there has to be a production, an event, an exhibition, a thing – or at least a process, a work in progress. So what is my ‘thing’? I describe what I … Continue reading

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Beyond the fragments: Exploring ways forward

When I am in conversation with others about the approach being taken to develop the range of activities and understandings under the collective banner R:2025, the response from many people is that this is a fairly unique and ambitious undertaking … Continue reading

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