Being comfortable with discomfort

While the group’s inherent desire was to help “fix” the situation, there was a growing recognition that allowing people to “sit in the fire” was probably more…

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Being comfortable with discomfort

While the group’s inherent desire was to help “fix” the situation, there was a growing recognition that allowing people…

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Resetting your collaboration

The relationship element is harder to see and trickier to deal with, but much more likely to allow smooth sailing when…

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Sure signs it is time to reset your collaboration

How would you recognise that it’s time to reset your collaboration? Take a look at these signs.

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What migraines taught me about overmanaging

I woke with a migraine, and dragged myself to the meeting feeling pretty terrible, so just had to sit there and let it…

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How to Disappear Completely

Rather than seeking more control to wrangle your stakeholders, it often pays to disappear, if not completely, then just…

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Overcoming the inertia- just try stuff

Perhaps just ‘trying stuff’ (and living with a degree of uncertainty) can overcome that frustrating feeling that we…

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Experimenting with Siri

Siri and I got where we wanted to go through a process of testing and learning the way forward together.

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Iconic relationships for iconic waterways

We can’t achieve an iconic waterway without working on the relationships between the people and groups who hold the…

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Shared Direction- “What does good look like?”

It is essential to be clear on what success looks like to be confident that the solutions that emerge will be resilient…

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Trusting the data in co-design

....they had been focused on the data, and rather than the less obvious contextual issues that were also critical to…

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