Author Archives: Laurel

Librarians and Leadership

Over the last two years Creative Cognicion, as part of the Complexability group, has been working with a group of librarians across the South Pacific. They have been undergoing leadership development training which is funded by the Bill and Melinda … Continue reading

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Chat Cafe and Hong Kong College of Technology

During a recent visit to Hong Kong I facilitated a chat cafe with students so they could practice their English with a native English speaker. During the session a recording crew were present as they needed footage to place in … Continue reading

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Complex Tools and Methods Workshops

In collaboration with Complexability http://www.complexability.com.au. Creative Cognicion has facilitated two very successful Complex tools and Methods Workshops this year. The workshops have provided participants with an overview of complexity and drawn on publically available Cognitive Edge methodology as well as … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Students Cheer On Aussie Rules Players

During a recent trip to Hong Kong, Hong Kong College of Technology invited Creative Cognicion to facilitate “Conversation in English Cafes” with small groups of students. The purpose of the sessions was to expose students to native English speakers and … Continue reading

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Complex Tools and Methods Workshop

    Have you ever wondered what you might use to navigate your way through complex situations? Complexability www.complexability.com.au is facilitating¬† a workshop on October 30 that will introduce people to some tools and techniques for working with complexity. A … Continue reading

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Coaching and Taking Risk

Working with a client recently, there was a realization that in order to move forward with skills and capabilities a great deal of personal risk was required. Many are happy to take this risk, but others need some safety nets … Continue reading

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Complexity Tools and Methods Workshop

  Have you ever wondered what you might use to navigate your way through complex situations? Complexability www.complexability.com.au is facilitating¬† a workshop on June 22 that will introduce people to some tools and techniques for working with complexity. This one-day … Continue reading

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Delegation Shares Stories

    I recently facilitated a session with a delegation from Ho Chi Min City in Vietnam. The session was around capability building in the public service. A session that could run the risk of being very dry and boring … Continue reading

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Learning Exchange

Meals on Wheels NSW and Queensland are hosting a Learning Exchange with Complexability and Dave Snowden from Cognitive Edge. This is an opportunity to exchange ideas on how we evaluate and make sense of what we need to achieve in … Continue reading

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What is it that makes people become a Triceratops?

This may sound like a strange question! But it was certainly one that pre occupied people when the Organizational Zoo met Emotionally Intelligent leaders. Still confused? At a mini workshop, the issue of emotionally intelligent leadership was explored. To do … Continue reading

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