Tag Archives: complexity

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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Sensemaking Catches the Whalers

When visiting a Sea Shepherd ship that is moored in my home town I was fascinated to hear the story of how they find the whalers in the Antarctic. It is a great story of working in a complex space, … 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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Portraits in Blue

The Portraits In Blue Project is a narrative research project to look at the real stories of depression. It has been generated by several consumers/patients who believe that their stories are often untold and that the real impacts of depression … Continue reading

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We All Have the Right to Feel Safe All of the Time

When I worked for police, we were involved in delivering and promoting a program known as Protective Behaviours. In the context I was working in, it was aimed at young people and provided a terrific way of making decisions in … Continue reading

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Narrative Research

Recently I was discussing the issue of narrative research at the KM Asia Conference in Singapore. Some years ago I was engaged in using the technique, albeit in a very raw form when I was evaluating a program I was … Continue reading

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Thinking More About Leadership

Recent events in an organisation I am only too familiar with have again set me thinking about leadership and the need to develop leaders who are empathic, emotionally intelligent and who recognise the worth and importance of the people within … Continue reading

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