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The Fine Art of Huddles: multiplying our potential by the power of our peers with Zahra Davidson of Huddlecraft

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How can we begin to shift away from the old hierarchical dominance structures of our past 2,000 years, towards something where everyone brings the best of themselves and embraces and celebrates the best in other people?

It was in hunting for answers to this, that I came across this week's guest: someone who is opening doors all round the world in the creation of a regenerative, emotionally literate future.  

Zahra Davidson was Co-founder of and is now the Chief Executive and Design Director at Huddlecraft, an organisation that promotes and supports peer to peer learning. With a background spanning social entrepreneurship, service design, system change, sustainability and visual communication. she describes herself now as a purpose-led designer and strategist, working for a post-growth future for our finite planet.  

As you'll hear, Zahra and Huddlecraft have evolved a system of peer to peer learning that absolutely helps those involved to grow the emotional literacy - to exercise their conceptual and psychological muscles - as a way of shifting our culture's centre of gravity in a more generative direction. 

As part of this, she is Strategic Advisor to Money Movers (formerly called OwnIt), a movement designed to empower women to take Climate Action by moving their personal finances - and they are aiming to move £1billion by 2030. 

She and Huddlecraft are also involved in the newly formed Collective Imagination Practice Community - and any of you who have listened to more than a couple of podcasts will know that I'm fairly firmly of the belief that if we're going to get to that flourishing future we'd be proud to leave behind, we'll need a massed act of collective re-imagining of our trajectory. 


Huddlecraft 'Huddles' (peer learning groups) currently open for sign-up

Huddlecraft 101 training (learn to apply the power of peer-led approach) 

Money Movers: women moving money for the planet

Collective Imagination Practice Community

Joseph Rowntree Emerging Futures

Doughnut Economics Action Lab


Medium post on creating 'microclimates' for learning and change inside organisations

Medium post on creating a 'surge' of peer to peer learning over the next decade

Zahra on LinkedIn

Huddlecraft on Twitter

Huddlecraft on Instagram

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