Connected, We Shall Overcome

by | May 16, 2019

We are star dust, we are golden and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.

– Joni Mitchell

There is such divisiveness in the political and economic world right now, it’s painful to be part of a society with this level of oppression, especially at a time when we need to work together to overcome the massive environmental crisis we face. We have 12 years before we cannot undue
the effect of climate change and there are 1 million species at risk of extinction. We are capable of solving these problems. With the right political will and financial backing we can prioritize and make many great things happen. I believe this so strongly.

To achieve this, we need to be united. To be united, we need a deep understanding that we are all connected and that our collective well-being, and our very survival depends on our collective will to work together, in the spirit of solving problems and finding solutions.

How is it we have forgotten? Forgotten that we are all created from the same stardust, we have the same make up, we are one, and that together, we have the ability to find solutions.

To do so, we need to release the belief of power, of identity, of ego. We need to be conscious that we are all one.  When we can work from this place, with humility, vulnerability and connection, we absolutely have the ability to solve the problems that need creative, collective solutions.

Are you a leader who longs to find this level of consciousness in your work? Are you ready to shift the power dynamics at play in the areas you lead to create a place where the collective can actively create change. Reach out, let’s have a chat, I have great tools to support this! The world needs you to shift and if you are ready, we can help.

Meet the author


Jennifer Williams


Experience Matters: Over 20 years in employee ownership.

Leadership: Held key roles in a 100% employee-owned company during significant growth and change (2003-2013)

Consultancy: Successfully guided over 40 businesses on employee-ownership and through their transitions to employee ownership, building a robust portfolio of satisfied clients.

Jennifer also owns a family business transitioning to employee ownership and has designed Firefly Insights as a worker-owned consulting firm to support business owners like you.