Kindness, Truth and the Circular Economy: GoodFest 2019

Friday 3rd May 2019
mike coulter and mark shayler at goodfest cornwall 2019

Highlights from the recently wrapped GoodFest 2019: a “creatives on the beach” conference in Cornwall for designers and communicators exploring how to create sustainable change through purposeful ideas and actions.

mark shayler at goodfest cornwall 2019“Kindness is a competitive advantage.  You can’t go to work and just leave your morals in a bag by the door anymore, swipe your lanyard to get in and then pick them up again on your way home.”

Mark Shayler

tiny habits coach mike coulter at goodfest cornwall 2019“Set the bar low and clear it.  Set it a tiny bit higher and clear it.  Set it a tiny bit higher again, and clear it.”

Mike Coulter – Tiny Habits

ben quinn of woodfired canteen with his daughter evie at goodfest cornwall 2019

“We don’t have a big sign above the door.  There’s just a little A-board outside that says “Be Nice or Go Home”, and it works.”

Ben Quinn – Woodfired Canteen

long table by woodfired canteen at goodfest cornwall 2019

“The problem is that there’s comfort in making the wrong decision, but in making it together.”

Sir Tim Smit – Eden Project

finisterre founder tom kay talking at goodfest 2019 in cornwall

“Success isn’t eight points in the future, it’s what you’re doing now.  Enjoy it.”

Tom Kay – Finisterre

surfers against sewage ceo hugo tagholm at goodfest cornwall 2019

“Between 2002 and 2012, more plastic was produced than in the rest of time.”

Hugo Tagholm – Surfers Against Sewage

chrissie levitt of creative conscience at goodfest cornwall 2019“If you want to start something, talk about it like it’s a future truth.”

Chrissie Levitt – Creative Conscience


You can find out more about GoodFest and get in the loop to hear about plans for future events at