Category Archives: Conversations

Metaphor

Metaphor is a powerful way of: developing ideas, starting a conversation, transferring knowledge and developing an understanding of complex concepts. In much of the work I undertake I weave in metaphor at some point and often along with story.  It … Continue reading

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KM Asia

Recently at KM Asia in Singapore I co facilitated a workshop with Arthur Shelley from Intelligent Answers. We aimed at facilitating the workshop so the participants could develop an understanding of the use of metaphor through the Organizational Zoo (see … Continue reading

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Organisational Values and Behaviours

I recently facilitated a workshop for a client who was grappling with the issue of organisational values. In initial discussions we agreed that the values were meaningless if just posted on the wall as words.  What one word means to … Continue reading

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Pictures and Conversations

“and what is the use of a book” thought Alice” without pictures or conversations?” ( Lewis Carroll) Randomly coming across this quote while looking for something pithy about conversations on the web set me thinking about the linkage between pictures … Continue reading

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