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Ignite your story telling

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 7, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

When it comes to being an effective fire fighter, fire science has come up with the fire triangle. The fire triangle is a simple model …

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Are organisations losing their humanity?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 4, 2006
Filed in Communication, Culture

For some time now we have wondered whether organisations may be starting to lose their humanity. Maybe its a good question whether they ever had …

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An SNA Sensemaking Activity- Preparing people to see

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 2, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

We’ve learnt that for SNA to be effective in group situations there is real value in preparing people for what they may see within typical …

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Getting into a sensemaking mindset

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 31, 2006
Filed in Culture

Brenda Dervin recently made a few points in her masterclass that have stuck in my mind. Like: when it comes to sensemaking, what matters is the moment of …

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Interested in facilitation?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 28, 2006
Filed in Events

 Then you’ve gotta make it to the Naked Facilitator Conference to be held in Geelong this year November 28–1st December. There are some great people going …

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Story spines for sensemaking

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 21, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

The “story spine” is a natural sensemaking device. Yesterday, one of my good friends Viv was telling me about a workshop experience she went through with …

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Sensemaking and Social Networking in Sydney

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 14, 2006
Filed in Events

Early next week we’ll be in Sydney. On monday, there is Brenda Dervin’s sensemaking workshop which I’m really looking forward to. On Tuesday we are …

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Australian-wide survey on awareness and attitudes of story and narrative techniques in organisations

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 10, 2006
Filed in News

Since our survey launch last week I have sure been busy. We’ve had a fantastic response rate and are collecting some interesting perspectives which we …

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Australia wide research on story and narrative techniques in business

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 3, 2006
Filed in News

Today is an exciting day for us. Today, we launch an Australian wide research project. As a company dedicated to story and narrative approaches in …

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This month in HR Monthly

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 2, 2006
Filed in News