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The Beach can be a metaphor for our reality today. At a macro-economic, socio-demographic and technological level - everything is changing … in fact, it is constantly changing.

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At PurpleBeach, we bring together business leaders, thinkers and conversation partners to share experiences that transform thinking, shift paradigms and ultimately lead to new ways of doing business and achieving results.

What has been said about us by our clients...

"I most enjoyed the challenge to think as broadly as possible about where my business might go (and what might threaten it.)  I will be using the rapid experimentation tools as a "here & now" way to find new market opportunities with the resources I do have, rather than the ones I wish to have."

"It really landed with me that there is a total different way of working, leading and running my business to get the best for my team and customers…"

"I didn’t expect to achieve such extraordinary results…"

PurpleBeach Blog with Annemie Ress

Do you remember the first time?

My how the time flies! Just three short years ago we were preparing for our very first PurpleBeach experience in London, a two-day crucible of connection and experimentation designed to provide leaders with opportunities to reflect with a range of diverse thinkers and stimulate “aha moments” of inspiration. Since those early days we’ve provided thousands of people with the opportunity to gain new pers...

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Beach Writings with Richard Davies

Oller Oller People

Recently I attended the opening of Jerwood Open Forest, an exhibition to explore the relationship between art and the environment run in partnership with Forestry Commission England. I was fascinated by a project created by Adam James, a performance artist based in London. Adam took nine performers for eight days in October to Sherwood Pine Forest in Nottingham where they lived in wooden shelters, isolated from the rest of the world. B...

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Thinking Ahead with Warren Weertman

Corporations are dead, long live the corporation?

During his conversation with Annemie at this year’s PurpleBeach Experience, Theodore Zeldin raised a couple of points about the structure of work and whether our current systems and structures are suitable for a modern world. More specifically, Theodore Zeldin raised two key points: Young people don’t want what corporations are offering. Rather as a result of education, people are having ideas that we didn&rs...

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PurpleBeach Guest Blog various authors

Experiences on the Camino

By Jean Marc Codsi. If you are searching for meaning in your life, then this article is for you. In September 2015, I walked for 40 days, covering one thousand kilometer, on my own and at my own pace, as I needed a break from corporate life. More importantly, I did it because I could! For the first time in my life, I had the time and the motivation to get fit along with the need for c...

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The Beach can be a metaphor for our reality today. At a macro-eonomic, socio-demographic and technological level everything is changing … in fact, it is constantly changing.