My name is Rich. I enjoy exploring how we can live well in a complex world. This site holds a few decades of this exploration in ideas and creative projects.
Some of my interests: mental models, complex problem solving, collaboration, teams, identity, social processes, creative practice, inner life, religion, leadership.
My new YouTube Channel is here
A taste of my projects
TEDx Talk: Getting things done in groups
Five Vital Conversations For Getting Things Done In Groups. TEDx Roma 2018. Introducing the world to The Let's Go Model®.
Let's Go: making collaboration work
Latest Poetry Book: Alive or Else
30 short sharp poems exploring the human predicament: the complexities of love, the passing of time and mouse infestations. My fourth poetry book.
A new model for getting a grasp on personal and spiritual growth - and a five day retreat in the Austrian mountains. Next up: Summer 2020.
The Borough Common
I co-founded this community in 2009. We meet over brunch each month for rich conversations about topics that matter for society and our own individual lives.
Camberwell & "All's Well"
I have made artworks exploring the area where I live and it's "All's Well" slogan - including a 30 foot mural and a brass plaque embedded into the pavement.
A global collaboration made of local parts: 41 artists from six cities getting mixed up in each others' creative process.
A workshop for making friends with anger and finding a life-giving force. As featured in The Guardian, Refinery 29 and BBC Scotland.
Understanding Creative Practice
I have been thinking and writing on Creative Practice - how it works and what it is good for. This article was written for the RSA.
Across social media
Copyright 2009-2022 Richard Watkins - with thanks to collaborators, mentors and friends
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