What Does Street Smart Awareness Mean?

Category: Video

n this video Jane Allen, Co-founder of Amara Collaboration tells what it means to her to be a Street Smart person and a leader in this busy and more and more complex world.

Being held in these risky times

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Category: Blog

Amara Associate, Annette Hennessy used to be the CEO of a UK public service organisation which was subject to intense government scrutiny, criticism and major change, for years. In this Story Annette tells from her own experience how a thinking and holding buddy helped her to stay hopeful and find the strength to hold on.  There were many times … Continued

Why Street Smart Awareness and Inquiry-In-Action was Created?

Category: Video

In this video Amara Collaboration founder Heidi Gutekunst explains why the Street Smart Awareness and Inquiry-in- Action was created. In Amara the theory of Action Inquiry is the base of our work, but often times we are asked “what do i do when i’m at home or go to work on Monday, how do I … Continued

Leading in Turbulent Times – Being Street Smart in crisis!

3 min read
Category: Blog

Co-founder of Amara Collaboration Jane Allen points to the need to balance personal inquiry during the worldwide crisis and the need for action under pressure whilst much is uncertain and volatile. The commitment to step back for moments of reflection and disciplined inquiry leads to more timely action and maintaining strong composed leadership. We are … Continued

Action Logics a Palette of Colours

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Category: Blog

Often we hear discussion or see written that the action logics are like a school rating system  or some of them are better than other Action Logics in Amara we take a different approach. In this piece of writing, Jane Allen the Co-founder of Amara Collaboration beautifully describes and indicated the need of them all … Continued

You are not going, are you?

4 min read
Category: Blog

Learning to love Tahdig and other impressions of working in Iran by Heidi Gutekunst Early in January 2020 it became clear that I would take a one-week work trip to Iran a month later. This resulted in numerous questions and plenty of advice from people around me. Fears, assumptions and projections were generously shared with … Continued