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 have had in co-designing the process

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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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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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Can you “structure” emergence?

....how to add rigour to the collaborative process without compromising the emergence which we believe is a key…

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Six Roadblocks to Authentic Collaboration – Part 3

While an essential part of managing, the unintended consequence is they can frustrate trying different things, or…

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Six Roadblocks to Authentic Collaboration – Part 2

These organisational norms work powerfully to block authentic collaboration, which requires us to let go and to let…

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The Six Roadblocks to Authentic Collaboration – Part 1

first of the 6 roadblocks to collaboration... "for the first time they had a series of steps that helped them…

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How Collaboration is Helping the World’s Central Bankers Sleep Better

Central banks are seeing collaboration as a key strategy for retaining their role and influence in the emerging…

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The four traps on the path to a digital water future

These experiences have highlighted some important, and surprising, risks to successful transformation. They are the…

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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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When being clear may instead dull the light on the hill

As it turned out, the real value of the broader and less distinct "light on the hill" only became apparent later, with…

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