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Making sense of sensemaking

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 15, 2005
Filed in News

Sensemaking is an important part of the business that we do here at Anecdote. We’ve decided that over the next month we’ll blog about it. Maybe …

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Archetypes a seed for discussion

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 11, 2005
Filed in Events

We had a lot of fun in our Narrative Techniques workshop yesterday. It’s interesting how much discussion and enthusiasm is created when we start working …

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Lessons Learning from Improv

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 11, 2005
Filed in Leadership Posts

My first blogpost  was inspired by Patricia’s Madsons book on Improv Wisdom and it’s relation to business and organisations. It’s great to find John Moore exploring …

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Using social networks analysis to show impact

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 7, 2005
Filed in Business storytelling

Some time back Chris Corrigan mentioned in his blog how social network mapping could help inform the invitation list for an Open Space event. I have …

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The problem with strategic planning

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 5, 2005
Filed in Strategy

It’s interesting how many organisations do strategic planning and yet how little value is considered to be delivered as a result. In an article called Eight problems …

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Want to get more things done? Communicate!

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 30, 2005
Filed in Communication

It’s interesting (maybe even common-sensical) that a recent poll on http://www.ceoforum.com.au has found that lack of communication is considered a key obstacle to getting things …

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A powerful intervention: Silence

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 28, 2005
Filed in Communication

When I first saw Brian Bainbridge run an Open Space Technology workshop I was impressed most by his use of silence. I know that in …

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What would you like to read more of here on our Blog?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 27, 2005
Filed in Business storytelling

One of things which we do alot of at Anecdote is Listen. Shawn has posted previously that story-telling is just half the story. The other half is …

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Sick of boring conferences? Maybe creating new stories can help

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 26, 2005
Filed in Communication

Earlier this year Johnnie Moore put together an interesting podcast on Unconferencing, asking the question of how can we get away from unsatisfying and boring conferences? I just heard a …

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Don’t Prepare – Just show up!

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 21, 2005
Filed in Fun

A great little book which I’ve been working my way through lately is Improv Wisdom . There are some great wisdoms for life in this book, like …

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