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"Fun, laughter, seriousness, frivolity, hardwork, attention to detail, integrity, authenticity, sensitivity"

Carlis Douglas, DMTD Consulting


Here are some of the things that are 'wowing' us at modoto today...

Latest news

Open Space Events Series


We think Open Space is a brilliant way of facilitating groups of smart, energetic, passionate people who want to 'make a difference'. Why not give it a try?


Social Enterprise a refreshment of Open Space for those developing social enterprises, Bristol Venue TBC, 23rd October, 2-6pm. The theme is 'Grand Designs - how can we work together to achieve our visions?' £30


Prosperous Cities an accord of Open Space for those re-shaping cities, London venue TBC,  25th October, 2-6pm. Two short presentations from Happy City and China Dream/UK Dream, followed by three hours of OS. £40 


Walk Your Talk a magnificence of Open Space at Buckland Hall, Brecon from28th Nov to 1st Dec. The theme is 'Prosperity - how can I balance the books to flourish?'  £340 includes 3 nights, 9 excellent vegetarian meals & all drinks/snacks.

All events - register by mail: 

NEW WorkHappy SuperBooster Service

Whether you're looking for new direction, starting a venture, scaling up, or dealing with big challenges, our 1:1 sessions will help you to flourish. We support entrepreneurs, executives, activists, inventors, consultants, policy makers and more. Within 1-3 sessions, you'll have what you need.
  • Expose strengths & talents you didn't know you had
  • Sharpen your purpose, vision, priorities and actions
  • Build on what works & find energy to plug the gaps (creative or practical) 
  • Get instantly connected to the most useful and relevant contacts 
  • Leave with motivation, new skills, confidence and clarity

We offer a free assessment of your personal and specific needs. Find out how we can help by booking your 20 minute diagnosis now.  E:, 07836 706978



Glow Consulting wrote "It was an absolute pleasure to work with you, and you did exactly what I thought you would - swoop in and do what needed doing. Really, the work you did yesterday was exemplary and we simply couldn't have done it without you both" of our help in facilitating a visioning workshop for 200 people about the Temple Quay Enterprise Zone.


Bristol Foundation Housing aimed to create a 3 year business plan in a half day visioning session, and their feedback was "I'd be grateful if you could e-mail me your invoice please to ensure swift payment as a VERY happy customer. Again, thanks for making the day so enjoyable" 



The modoto blog is 'resting' while we put most of our efforts into the Happy City Initiative. Normal service may resume eventually, but you can still visit  here to see comments on:

The Serious Business of Happiness
The Hungry Elephant
Changing British Life
Language and Leadership
Book reviews, and more...

Thought for the week

"I've decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear" - Martin Luther King


Below are some links to cool stuff

Our main project for 2013/15 remains The Happy City Initiative click the link for the main Happy City site

Planning a new business venture?  Try the Business Canvas - we think it's awesome.

To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they're asking themselves.  If you've not been there already, have a look over The Edge

Click here for a great youtube clip about changing views

Having trouble with Climate Skeptics? They tend to argue on specific grounds that conveniently miss the big picture - click here to see how peer reviewed science removes doubt about man's influence on climate.

Here's a bit of serious fun. The Tobin Tax re-born...
Aka WISER - the World Index of Social and Environmental Responsibility. You can get a sense of the scale of change already going on here, and register your self/organisation if appropriate.

A community of people supporting each others learning to transform behaviour from unsustainable to sustainable practices.


Walk Your Talk