Thinking about resting (after Anton’s comment)

I’ve been wondering about ‘rest’ as a characteristic within our everyday roles. All too often, we think of rest as being ‘after’ our daily ‘doing’. Is there a ‘resting’ that is not just physical and which is found in our approach to our everyday way of being at work?

For example, a way of being that ‘rests’ in the knowledge and resoluteness of a particular course of action, or perhaps rests in the knowledge that we have no idea of what to do, except that as a leader we need to be fully involved, improvising towards solutions that work for a greater good. Are there sustainability thoughts here?

So my thanks Anton for provoking me to ponder (phenomenologically) while resting horizontally

Have a rest-full day

David

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Phenomenology and Appreciative Inquiry

Thoughts from a keynote address to the Flinders University School of Education Postgraduates conference 24 June 2013.

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