Those silos are still around!

it is not fundamentally the tools or skills I had that made the difference- it was the collaborative thinking that helped people work across their…

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Those silos are still around!

it is not fundamentally the tools or skills I had that made the difference- it was the collaborative thinking that…

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The Joy of Silos

Isn’t it time to acknowledge that the quest to restructure away our silos is akin to the hunt for the unicorn? It’s…

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Fingerprints on the bypass

he could live with the decision because of the way he had been involved - and in fact that he was quite supportive…

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There is co-design, and then there is co-design…

When you hear someone say they are running a “co-design process”, you might ask just how much involvement stakeholders…

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Listening and the Politics of Humiliation

"Listening is the ultimate sign of respect. What you say when you listen speaks more than any words."

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The Agony of Silence

...the pain of being silent is one of the keys to listening more effectively. But this insight doesn't make it any…

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A hop, skip and jump into collaboration

Our insight is that we need to treat such situations more like a dance than a climb- taking a flexible approach allows…

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The Presence of Trust

I’ve asked myself ... what is trust?  Why is it so important in human relationships and human communication? How do we…

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The P.I.V. of Agreement

Getting agreement among people is challenging. Sometimes we make it harder by focussing on opinions, rather than…

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