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    I am a citizen of the world, born in the lands of the Gayamaygal, ‘the tribe of Kay-yee-my’.

    The Zen Buddhist Enso Circle is my logo. Enso represents enlightenment and the universe and carries a sense of completeness, yet with an openness that suggests growth, exploration, and the acceptance of imperfection. Enso is a deeply symbolic logo that encapsulates the essence of my mission and values.

  • Core Values

    Hello, I'm Greg Twemlow; welcome to a journey through my world. Join me and contemplate the crossroads of innovation, education, and ethical leadership. I constantly explore how these realms intersect to shape our future. My career has been driven by an insatiable curiosity about how we can harness creativity and leadership to enhance human potential while steadfastly adhering to a framework that nurtures ethical integrity. This portfolio is a sample of my life's work—an opportunity for you to delve into the motivations that fuel my motivation and to witness the depth and breadth of achievements that define my professional and personal journey. I'm deeply interested in the fusion of innovation, education, and ethical stewardship. This portal reveals the confluence of future-shaping technology, transformative education, and unwavering ethical integrity. My odyssey in professional and personal realms reflects an unending pursuit to leverage leadership and creativity in unlocking human potential, all within a moral compass that guides every endeavor. At the heart of my mission lies the drive to spark innovation and spearhead initiatives that redefine the humanities and education to illuminate the path from our current reality to a future defined by foresight, ethical governance, and a dedication to elevating human agency. The articles and videos in this portfolio glimpse the initiatives and projects I've been privileged to lead and contribute to. As you explore further, I hope you find inspiration in my writing, reflecting a journey of personal growth, collective empowerment, and impact. I look forward to the opportunities and collaborations that may emerge as we progress toward an empowered future. Connect with me on LinkedIn.

     

    Best~Greg

  • WRITING PORTFOLIO

    Most recent first

    Why It’s Time to Flip the Standard Perspective to CollaborareAI© by Greg Twemlow on Medium.com

    Rethinking AI: Why It’s Time to Flip the Standard Perspective to CollaborareAI©

    Reflecting on my journey with artificial intelligence (AI), I’ve realized it is outside the conventional discourse surrounding AI adoption.

     

    Initially, my thoughts revolved around being “aware whether you’re within or beyond an AI’s capabilities,” a perspective that, while seeming logical, inadvertently boxed me into thinking solely about workflows and capabilities. Read the full story on Medium.

    How Corporations Setup Innovation Programs for Success by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    How Corporations Setup Innovation Programs for Success

    We’re living in a phase where the world is perpetually on the cusp of disruptive change, and innovation isn’t just a buzzword — it’s the lifeblood of sustained corporate vitality. The urgency to innovate systematically, ethically, and inclusively has never been more pronounced. That’s where the concept of “Integrative Innovation Skills©” comes into play — a pedagogical model and skills workshop designed to harness and cultivate the full spectrum of innovation competencies across an enterprise. Read the full story on Medium.

    Adaptive Skills Pathway© by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Adaptive Skills Pathway©

    Like it or not, we live in an era where change is the only constant, and each day, we’re continually reminded of how fallible we all are. It’s a scenario that has motivated me to design your Adaptive Skills Pathway©, an innovative pedagogical model designed to equip current and next generations with the resilience, creativity, and ethical grounding needed to thrive in the 21st century. Read the full story on Medium.

    Unlocking Ethical Leadership by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Unlocking Ethical Leadership

    Pedagogy is to learning, like a compass is to navigation©.” Ethical challenges are ever-present and all around us. The Ethical Pathways program, designed as an inspirational beacon and a transformative journey into ethical decision-making for year 9–12 students. Read the full story on Medium.

    Reflective Response Framework© by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Reflective Response Framework©

    The quest for inner clarity and the challenge of navigating external feedback are two separate paths. The Reflective Response Framework© (RRF) emerges as a fresh new approach, merging these paths into a cohesive strategy for growth. The Framework aims to harmonize your internal desires and values with the external world’s reactions, feedback, and criticism. Read the full story on Medium.

    Musical Mastery Skills© by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    From Notes to Noteworthy — Musical Mastery Skills©

    My goal with this pedagogical model is to eloquently capture the musical and personal development journey that the Harmonic Skills Framework© aims to facilitate. The columns and rows of the table reflect themes and can be used as a formative assessment tool to guide the musicians' areas of interest and focus. Read the full story on Medium.

    My AI Compass — Guiding Principles by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    My AI Compass — Guiding Principles

    In alignment with my role as an instigator of new ideas and a transformative educator, my AI policies are designed to ethically integrate AI into my work, enhancing my potential and those I educate and collaborate with. These policies reflect a deep understanding of the intersection between technology, human development, and systemic challenges. Read the full story on Medium.

    The “Breakout Autonomy©” Playbook by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    The “Breakout Autonomy©” Playbook

    Breakout Autonomy© represents a significant shift from the traditional, resource-dependent approach to achieving goals to an appreciation that AI empowers you to surpass your perceived limits. This is not just about enhancing efficiency or streamlining processes; it’s about redefining what’s possible. Read the full story on Medium.

    AI Unpacked: An Introductory Playbook© by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    AI Unpacked: An Introductory Playbook©

    The “AI Unpacked: An Introductory Playbook©” webinar focuses on a structured approach to learning about AI, its capabilities, and effective prompt styles. The webinar is typically delivered to a minimum of five people.There are three “AI Unpacked” Webinars.  Read the full story on Medium.

    Embracing Your Kids' Emotional Cosmos by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Embracing Your Kids' Emotional Cosmos

    In a profound sentence, Joseph Campbell, the famous 20th-century American philosopher, captures a universe of thought: “All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you.” Campbell’s phrase offers a magical insight into the human condition. His work transcends mythological studies and delves into universal aspects of human experience and the shared journey we all make through life.  Read the full story on Medium.

    Capitalism is Past Its Use-By Date by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Capitalism is Past its Use-By-Date

    Commonly portrayed as the default economic system in our global narrative, Capitalism’s ethical and moral foundations rarely undergo serious scrutiny. Despite serving a minuscule proportion of the world’s population — with the wealthiest 1% controlling half of the world’s wealth — the system’s legitimacy remains largely unchallenged. Read the full story on Medium.

    Generation Z’s Burden by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Generation Z’s Burden

    Over the past four years, delivering experiential learning programs to students in years 9–11, I’ve gained a unique vantage point into the world of Generation Z. These observations are anchored in my firsthand experiences as an educator and mentor, keenly observing the attitudes, behaviors, and responses of the students I taught. My interactions have gifted me a window into their world. Read the full story on Medium.

    Generation Z’s Burden by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    The Smallest Herd:Understand the Interplay of Individuality and Social Groups in Youth Development

    In an age dominated by social media, peer pressure, and an increasing sense of disconnection despite technological advances, understanding the dynamics of “herd mentality” is more crucial than ever. Read the full story on Medium.

    Generation Z’s Burden by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Be a composer of your life’s melody and discover your “Why”

    In the age-old wisdom of music lies the Circle of Fifths, a timeless concept that encapsulates an endless cycle of learning and discovery. This classic theory intricately maps out the harmonic relationships between the twelve tones of the musical scale, each key leading to the next with a promise of new melodic adventures. Read the full story on Medium.

    “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” — Albert Einstein by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Creativity is intelligence having fun.

    As the CEO of a skills development company, I appreciate the immense value that creativity, critical thinking, and cultural understanding contribute to company growth. The world is an innovation-driven landscape. Employ people who can think outside the box, adapt to change, and communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders. Read the full story on Medium.

    Never be afraid to hang your art on the wall© by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Never be afraid to hang your art on the wall©

    The primary differentiator between humans and Artificial Intelligence systems is the skill of creativity. Creative thinking must be encouraged and celebrated throughout life, from a young age. Supporting creativity has to start with parents, yet very few parents understand how they can be their child’s Creative Muse. Read the full story on Medium.

    I experienced an intriguingly different society when I worked in New Zealand by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    I experienced an intriguingly different society when I worked in New Zealand

    I’m Australian, and when I worked in New Zealand from 2014 to 2016, I experienced an intriguingly different society. After a few months, I thought, “What is so refreshingly different about this country?” Around six months after arriving, I experienced a revelation as the answer emerged one morning as I made my ten-minute walk to work from where I lived in Te Aro Wellington. Read the full story on Medium.

    We love this earth as the newborn loves its mother’s heartbeat by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    We love this earth as the newborn loves its mother’s heartbeat

    “Hold in your mind the memory of the land as it is when you receive it. Preserve the land for all children and love it, as God loves us all. One thing we know, there is only one God; no man, be he red man or white man, can be apart. We are brothers, after all.” Words of Chief Seattle, 1852. We think memory cannot see into nor through events of history. Such thinking is a convenient forgetting — the past infuses everything present. Read the full story on Medium.

    Your Journey As The Hero Of Your Own Life by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Your Journey As The Hero Of Your Own Life

    Few things in life are as vital as the ability to influence others. To help the listener make the leap of faith you’re asking for is a daily challenge for all of us. “The limitation on language, to the communicator, is that the hearer must make that leap of imagination.” Robert Greenleaf, Servant Leadership. Mr Greenleaf is a famous American corporate leadership philosopher who espoused that leadership is about lifting the capabilities of the people who report to you. That is, you are the servant of the people you manage. Read the full story on Medium.

    Introduction to the treatise: “Nature is God” by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Introduction to the treatise: “Nature is God”

    Reimagining Our Relationship with Nature: The genesis of this treatise is centered around a radical yet profound idea: redefining our perception of nature, elevating it from a mere component of our environment to the embodiment of divinity itself. This concept, encapsulated in the phrase “Nature is God,” challenges traditional viewpoints and invites a deep reconsideration of humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Read the full story on Medium.

    Recognizing Australia’s First Nations People and the Evolutionary Potential of The Voice by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Australia’s First Nations People - the Evolutionary Potential of The Voice

    The referendum is an opportunity to Constitutionally recognize the 60,000-year-old culture of the First Nations people of this land. It is a modest first step on a journey that should have started 200 years ago. When Captain Cook entered Sydney Harbor in 1770, he should have carried orders to ensure the settlers found ways to cohabitate with indigenous people peacefully. Read the full story on Medium.

    Recognizing Australia’s First Nations People and the Evolutionary Potential of The Voice by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    Kairos is the window to seize control of your life, not just hope for the best

    It conveys an awareness of the right moment, the opportune moment. The world takes a breath, and in the pause, before it exhales, fates will be changed. The ancient Greeks had two words for time, and Kairos was the second. The first was Chronos which measures time; it’s quantitative.

     

    Kairos is qualitative; it measures a moment, not seconds. Kairos conveys an awareness of the right moment, the opportune moment. The perfect moment. Read the full story on Medium.

    New Knowledge is a Crucial Aspect of the Creative Process by Greg Twemlow at gregtwemlow.com

    New Knowledge is a Crucial Aspect of the Creative Process

    “Creativity is the process of solving by asking open questions that elicit thoughtful replies, exposing new knowledge to inspire non-obvious, novel solutions and artistic works.©” Copyright Greg Twemlow

     

    This expansive definition surpasses the traditional confines of Creativity, revealing that art generation is an ongoing process of inquiry, discovery, and innovation. Read the full story on Medium.

  • VIDEO PORTFOLIO

    I've used video to communicate with the people I seek to influence

    Overview of Enterprise in the Community

    presented by Greg Twemlow

    There's a saying that "nothing happens until an entrepreneur gets involved," and I firmly believe that's true. I also think that the earlier we make people aware they have entrepreneurial talent, the more significant the impact on their lives. This workshop helps teachers and students become aware of their innate entrepreneurial capacity.

    Saluting Their Service Documentary

    conceived and produced by Greg Twemlow

    The documentary captured interviews of WWII and Vietnam service personnel by local high school students. A highlight of the film is the interview of WWII veteran Wal Edwards who was 103-years-old when we filmed. Wal was interviewed by Manly MP James Griffin. A shorter trailer can be viewed here.

    Enterprise in the Community 2022 Highlights

    TRIBAL WORLDWIDE

    Enterprise in the Community - business & school communities collaborating to solve problems. Delivered in conjunction with the Regional Education Industry Partnerships team at NSW Education. Experiential learning over two days. The program is designed for 15-18 year old high school students, and culminates in a pitch event where students present their proposed solutions to local business owners.

    Our future is all about LOCAL

    Recognize a sense of urgency for reskilling communities, Greg Twemlow

    What's needed is strong Government financial support to launch a version of SEVENmile into all of our urban and regional communities. It's why SEVENmile is open to partnering with Local and State Government agencies that recognize a sense of urgency for reskilling their communities.

    Our future is all about LOCAL. Keep people in their communities and give them pathways to independence and success.

    The Life Skills Pedagogical Model Explained

    Life Skills explained by the designer, Greg Twemlow

    What matters throughout life is the contents of your armamentarium: that collection of resources available or utilized for an undertaking or field of activity—a field of activity like 21st-century Life with its predictable unpredictability. Students who develop and hone the nine core skills in the framework can achieve more in a challenging job market. To achieve more, they need a blend of relevant real-world skills and the confidence to apply them.

  • AI PORTFOLIO

    I began writing about AI in late 2022 after I first used ChatGPT

    Bridging the AI Class Divide in Society by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    Bridging the AI Class Divide in Society: A Call for Equitable Access

    The Emergence of an AI Class Divide: In 2023, we have witnessed the emergence of a significant societal schism that transcends the traditional digital divide: the AI class divide. This new frontier in inequality is not merely about access to technology but about the quality and capabilities of the AI tools at one’s disposal. Analyzing the complexities of this divide reveals a non-obvious aspect of society that Federal Governments must urgently consider. Read the article on Medium.

    How to Devise AI Strategies — GenAI531© Framework Overview by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    How to Devise AI Strategies — GenAI531© Framework Overview

    GenAI531© is a strategic framework designed to guide organizations, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), by integrating general AI (GenAI) into their operations. It emphasizes staff empowerment, enhancing their capacity to make decisions, solve problems, and deliver exceptional value to clients and stakeholders. Read the article on Medium.

    Contextual Authenticity is Essential to AI Interactions — create your “Custom Context Cv©” by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    Contextual Authenticity is Essential to AI Interactions — create your “Custom Context Cv©” (C³)

    It’s easy to consciously or subconsciously blur the lines between reality and the polished images we craft for the world. As we curate personas that reflect who we want to be rather than who we are, crucial questions emerge: Does this digital facade accurately reflect my depth, struggles, and aspirations? How can AI provide helpful responses if it lacks accurate context? Read the article on Medium.

    How AI is Catalyzing Creative Minds by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    How AI is Catalyzing Creative Minds

    By late 2023, I realized that Gen AI would turbocharge creative expression, and everyone would have the opportunity to leverage AI and explore their innate creativity. Imagine a world where creative expression isn’t limited to those who have spent years mastering their craft but is accessible to everyone curious about their creative potential. Artificial intelligence (AI) as a means of creative expression makes this vision a reality. Read the article on Medium.

    Thriving in the era of GenAI: a Comprehensive Guide for Knowledge Workers (KWs) by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    Thriving in the era of GenAI: a Comprehensive Guide for Knowledge Workers (KWs)

    The catalyst behind penning this guide was a blend of observation, interaction with myriad professionals, and a burning desire to bridge the widening chasm between the present-day workforce and the GenAI-augmented horizon that beckons. I also identify as a KW and, if only for my own sake, needed to document what it means for my future to have my value challenged by GenAI. Read the article on Medium.

    Age of the AI-Augmented Workforce by Greg Twemlow at www.gregtwemlow.com

    Age of the AI-Augmented Workforce

    With the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), we are witnessing a seminal shift in the professional landscape that warrants an immediate and strategic response from employers and employees alike. While AI will not entirely replace human labor, it is irrefutable that individuals proficient in AI will supersede those who are not. Read the article on Medium.

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