Tag Archives: complexity

A Complex Year

As the end of 2023 draws near I am doing some reflecting. This year has been messy and complex, if not chaotic. My partner of 42 years died in April this year. I always thought ( and should have known … 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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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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