Taking Courageous Action
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Mac is an international speaker, writer and change-maker. He is also the founder of the leadership-based social enterprise, Embercombe. Over a period of twenty years Mac was mentored by a group of indigenous elders. During this training and ever since, he has attempted to bring two worlds together – an ancient world-view that emphasises relationship, interdependence, and reverence for life with the significant challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.

Mac braids together beauty, wildness, activism and the yearning pulse all humans have for a meaningful life into a compelling narrative. He invites us to become Peace Chiefs – warriors of the open heart. People pledged to the twin trail of authentic leadership – the inner trail of self-unfolding, healing and growing; the outer trail of action and effect in the world. As the Hopi Nation elders announced, “We are the people we have been waiting for.”