Wine, Castles and Complexity

A trip to the Alsace delivers unexpected lessons on complexity

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Wine, Castles and Complexity

A trip to the Alsace delivers unexpected lessons on complexity

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Where Has All The Certainty Gone?

Every presentation I went to had something to say about change, about stepping “into the grey”, or “risk on……

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Top Tips for Managing Complex Water systems

Managing water is tricky so I thought I’d share three things I’m learning about how to make progress with complex…

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When the Problem is the Problem

Imagine if the water planning problem was defined as more of a dilemma: How do we ensure a healthy river supporting a…

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3 Waters and a Question of Trust

A high degree of trust will be necessary to allow a frank and honest discussion on what may be the appropriate…

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Letting go of the need to know: an important water wise principle

Collaborative water planning requires us to not know, because it is only from a position of not knowing can we…

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Collaboration must be a choice

Over Easter I had time while camping in the Wollemi National Park, to read a very interesting book - “Collaborating…

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Project management versus collaboration – choosing your approach

Why should we try something that feels uncomfortable and different?” my response is along the following lines …

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The ABC of Complexity

As I write, the head of Australia's public broadcaster, the ABC, has just announced a very significant restructure of…

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