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This is a learning blog

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 9, 2006
Filed in Communication

Kathy Sierra over at Creating Passionate Users (one of my favourite blogs) has a learning blog: “A blog that shares what you know, to help …

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Michael Crichton and complexity science

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 8, 2006
Filed in Communication, Culture

Here is a set of videos of Michael Crichton (author of Jurassic Park and other techo-thrillers) presenting at The Smithsonian Associates and The Washington Center for Complexity …

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Most social software is anti-social

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 16, 2005
Filed in Communication

I enjoy reading Dave Pollard’s blog. While reading today’s post on the future of blogging it occurred to me that there is an underlying assumption …

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Being open to communication

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —December 8, 2005
Filed in Communication

I recently came across this quote in Steve Dennings “The leaders guide to storytelling”: “To be understood is to be open to understanding.” And, thanks …

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So when did process become a dirty word

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —December 4, 2005
Filed in Communication

In a past post I raised an issue with the word ‘facilitation’ calling it a fat word. A comment of Nancy White’s got me thinking when …

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A quick primer on Social Network Analysis

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —December 2, 2005
Filed in Communication

Given that I’m right in the middle of a social network analysis, I thought I’d throw together a very quick, very brief primer on Social …

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Let’s avoid the grand unifying approach to Personal Knowledge Management

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 30, 2005
Filed in Communication

Tom Davenport relates an interesting observation about the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) by its developer, Watts Humphrey. He realized that it was taking too long for many organizations …

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Making better decisions in a complex world

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —November 27, 2005
Filed in Communication

A business that’s a hedgehog could go good to great, but a business full of hedgehogs could be a disaster. At least, that’s what I’m …

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Personal Knowledge Management

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 26, 2005
Filed in Communication

In an update on Personal Knowledge Management, Dave Pollard states the case for refocusing KM efforts away from the storing stuff in a central repository and …

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What do bank managers, pharmacists and salesmen all have in common?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —November 23, 2005
Filed in Communication

Well, they did all just appear in a Roy Morgan survey of Professional Ethics and Honesty. But, the interesting thing is there seems to be a …

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