About Tom Palmer

Tom is founder, chief content creator, tranformative experience designer and action learning coach at Wired Roots. He is passionate about supporting leaders, teams and organizations to embrace complex challenges by transitioning into new ways of thinking and approaching their work.

How Patterns, Systems & Design Will Drive Education Futures

By | 2017-02-14T13:53:16+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

May 11, 2016 The human being’s capacity for pattern recognition is extraordinary. Through observation of the patterns found in nature, we have come to understand much about our place in the universe and its interworking. Yet our systems of education and learning are largely organized into separated disciplines taught in [...]

7 Key Edges for Effective Learning Through Project Work

By | 2017-04-26T18:03:01+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

April 20, 2016 Life can be seen as a series of overlapping projects. These projects are all powerful learning experiences — however, when they are consciously approached as such the growth intensifies as does the quality of the work. Becoming an effective project designer and developer is to become an [...]

Developing Multiple Intelligences & The Superficiality of the Modern Diversity Movement

By | 2017-02-14T13:53:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

February 2, 2016 A resilient natural system, say an old-growth forest for example, is so because it is highly diverse. A wide range of individual lifeforms have been able to thrive there—allowed to do what they do best as complex, mutually beneficial relationships are formed and perpetually evolved. As a [...]

Transforming the Human Narrative: The Rise of Regenerative Development & Design

By | 2017-02-14T13:54:22+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

December 15, 2015 The novelist Terry Pratchett once wrote, “people think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it’s the other way around.” However it seems these types of dichotomies are often both/and more than they are either/or. It is true that we are shaped by the stories that [...]

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