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LEADING THE WAY
THE ADVENTURE OF TRAVEL

Anna Pollock
Founder, Conscious Travel
"once a photograph of the Earth, taken from outside, is available…a new
idea as powerful as any in history will be let loo...
How Do You Perceive This Floating Sphere?
Real Estate?

Spaceship Earth

Living Organism
“This report shows the world on a
development trajectory that is not
sustainable.
If we fail to alter our patterns of
prod...
The Earth’s environmental system is
simultaneously coming under
increasing stress. Future simultaneous
shocks to both syst...
Source: Globescan
“Adventure
tourism is what
tourism ought to
be today and is
what tourism is
going to be
tomorrow.”
Taleb Rifai,
SecretaryG...
“We have one
generation in which
to shift human
consciousness”
Jeremy Rifkin
Don’t ask what your country
can do for you, ask what you
can do for your country.
John F Kennedy
You never change things by
fighting existing reality
To change something, build
a new model that makes
the existing model
...
We want to become more, not acquire more!
Shifts in Consciousness - People
Are You Sufficiently Unreasonable?
The reasonable man adapts
himself to the world, the
unreasonable one persists in
trying...
Are You the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For?
The reasonable man
adapts himself to the
world, the unreasonable
one persists in ...
An inner adventure
A journey of becoming

An outer adventure
A journey of exploration
Taleb Rifai’s Challenge
Guides, Mentors
Compass = Values
When you want to build a ship, you
don’t start collecting wood, cutting
planks and distributing work, but
waken in the hea...
A Transformative Shift in Perspective

This shimmering jewel is NOT a problem to be solved but a living
being to which we ...
We are Nature and She is Us

Learn to look in a lake as earth’s eye and, by looking,
measure the depth of our own nature
T...
Through Experiencing Wonder & Awe
“it’s the wild that preserves humanity”

You’ll move your guests from numbness to aliven...
Your Higher Purpose – to help your
guests fall in love with life and Mother
Earth and so that they too
can “read the love ...
One generation to shift the relationship between
Humans and Mother Earth:
 
•From Ignorance to Curiosity

•From Superiorit...
YOU are the ones we have been waiting for
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Thank You!

Anna Pollock
www.conscious.travel
theconscioushost@gmail.com
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013
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Anna Pollock Presentation to Adventure Travel World Summit, Namibia, 2013

  1. 1. LEADING THE WAY THE ADVENTURE OF TRAVEL Anna Pollock Founder, Conscious Travel
  2. 2. "once a photograph of the Earth, taken from outside, is available…a new idea as powerful as any in history will be let loose.” Fred Hoyle, 1948
  3. 3. How Do You Perceive This Floating Sphere? Real Estate? Spaceship Earth Living Organism
  4. 4. “This report shows the world on a development trajectory that is not sustainable. If we fail to alter our patterns of production and consumption, things will go badly wrong.” 10 mega-forces, all connected in ways we don’t fully understand.
  5. 5. The Earth’s environmental system is simultaneously coming under increasing stress. Future simultaneous shocks to both systems could trigger the “perfect global storm”, with potentially insurmountable consequences. 50 risk sources, all connected in ways we don’t fully understand
  6. 6. Source: Globescan
  7. 7. “Adventure tourism is what tourism ought to be today and is what tourism is going to be tomorrow.” Taleb Rifai, SecretaryGeneral, UNWTO 2012
  8. 8. “We have one generation in which to shift human consciousness” Jeremy Rifkin
  9. 9. Don’t ask what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. John F Kennedy
  10. 10. You never change things by fighting existing reality To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. Buckminster Fuller
  11. 11. We want to become more, not acquire more! Shifts in Consciousness - People
  12. 12. Are You Sufficiently Unreasonable? The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. George Bernard Shaw
  13. 13. Are You the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For? The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. George Bernard Shaw
  14. 14. An inner adventure A journey of becoming An outer adventure A journey of exploration
  15. 15. Taleb Rifai’s Challenge
  16. 16. Guides, Mentors
  17. 17. Compass = Values
  18. 18. When you want to build a ship, you don’t start collecting wood, cutting planks and distributing work, but waken in the heart of people, a longing for the great and endless sea. Antoine St Expury
  19. 19. A Transformative Shift in Perspective This shimmering jewel is NOT a problem to be solved but a living being to which we belong and in which we are as embedded as the cells in our body
  20. 20. We are Nature and She is Us Learn to look in a lake as earth’s eye and, by looking, measure the depth of our own nature Thoreau
  21. 21. Through Experiencing Wonder & Awe “it’s the wild that preserves humanity” You’ll move your guests from numbness to alivenes from indifference to empathy
  22. 22. Your Higher Purpose – to help your guests fall in love with life and Mother Earth and so that they too can “read the love letters sent by the wind and the rain, the snow and the moon”
  23. 23. One generation to shift the relationship between Humans and Mother Earth:   •From Ignorance to Curiosity •From Superiority to Respect •From Mean-spiritedness to Gratitude •From Extraction to Regeneration •From Indifference to Activism •From Disdain to Love
  24. 24. YOU are the ones we have been waiting for YOU ARE NOT ALONE
  25. 25. Thank You! Anna Pollock www.conscious.travel theconscioushost@gmail.com

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