Are you planning to act or acting to learn?

Rather than plan in order to act, Bob found more success when he began to act in order to learn....

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Ducks in a row …

The idea of ‘getting our ducks in a row’ is likely to reduce diversity rather than expand it. But when facing…

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Are you planning to act or acting to learn?

Rather than plan in order to act, Bob found more success when he began to act in order to learn....

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If only we had a new meeting structure…..

In looking back, I've realised that I was seeing a common pitfall when tackling complexity- seeking a simple solution…

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Ever heard of a micro dilemma?

How do you tackle something big, intractable and messy without becoming overwhelmed? I think we can learn from the old…

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Strategy shining new light on collaboration

"At least one use for the strategic plan", and she went on to wonder why the only people who seemed to look at it were…

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Opening the gate between planners and deliverers

Collaborative processes work best when a collaborative group works and learns together to tackle and resolve a complex…

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Experimenting with my migraines

So rather than having an answer, I'm taking a different approach.  Rather than apply my 'solution' I have set a goal -…

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The Hard Truth at the Heart of Collaboration

If I continue to show myself as an expert who must behave ‘expertly’ to meet expectations, I hide who I really am. I’m…

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Manual focus on collaborative capability

How your brain can be "rewired" by changing a long established practice- relevant in collaboration as much as…

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What’s So Hard About Water?

The water sector is rich in expertise, yet to successfully tackle the dilemmas we must build our ‘collaborative…

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