ChatGPT's take on Collaboration

Chat GPT was asked to explain the value of authentic collaboration. Here is it's reply, in full and unedited: Authentic collaboration…


Exhausting Lessons in Communicating Across Barriers

As my wife will attest, I’m not a French speaker, but I do have a (very) basic vocabulary. This means that communicating when in France can…


Whose Story Is It Anyway?

Over the years I’ve had a number of experiences that left a lasting impression on me, supercharging my belief in the value of doing ‘with’,…


Oscar Winners, Net Zero and the Skills Gap

Everything, everywhere, all at once is a great title for an Oscar-winning movie but according to one commentator it’s also the essential…


Is there something other than 'othering'

The big news in Australia this past week has been all about AUKUS, the agreement between Australia, the UK and the US, at the core of which…


Diving in to a collaboration mystery

“It has been great just to spend time on this together. We so rarely come together like this.” “I was pretty sceptical walking in but…


The Diamond Ring of Decision-making

Complex problems require a different approach. In my I wrote about Sam Kaner’s Diamond of Participatory Decision-Making, which has always…


From Groaning to Growing With Your Collaborators

“It was hard today. It felt like we did more arguing than anything and I’m not sure we made any progress!” I’ve lost count of how many…


Sure signs it is time to reset your collaboration

How to diagnose the health of your collaboration When people are authentically and effectively collaborating, it’s an amazing thing to be a…


How to Disappear Completely

Sometimes when collaborating, doing less is doing more. One of the most collaborative things I’m part of is a small . We perform an…