Category Archives: narrative research

COVID 19

It has been an interesting year…or maybe that is an understatement. COVID has provided a significant disruptor to anything that I had wanted to do or had planned to do so re adjustment has been necessary. I have largely been … Continue reading

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Library Leadership in Fiji

In May I worked with the second group of librarians participating in the INELi Oceania project. As part of the evaluation process I facilitated workshops in Fiji with representatives from Australia, New Zealand , Fiji, Timor Leste and Papaua New … Continue reading

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Developing a Community Service

  So how do you change an important community service? One where there is a lot of emotion attached and where there are multiple perspectives, ideas and knowledge? Creative Cognicion recently worked with one such service. It was a large … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Quality in Organisations

Recently I was involved with an organization who had to address the issue of quality and how they would achieve it and know when they were there as part of their accreditation process. It occurred to me that while thinking … Continue reading

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Measuring and Monitoring All That Matters

Over the past year I have been working with a group of colleagues on several projects that fall within the Complex space. These projects are work that is trying to understand the impacts of a particular issue on people and … Continue reading

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Portraits in Blue

Portraits in Blue was launched in Brisbane on October 11 at Minter Ellison who most generously sponsored the launch. This important project aims to capture the true stories of depression from an individual, carer and family perspective through the use … Continue reading

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