Archive for 2007

Cognitive biases

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 9, 2007
Filed in Communication

Who said we were rational beings? Here is a multitude of cognitive biases we are all subject to such as the information bias (the tendency …

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Have the large consulting firms trained us to do knowledge strategies the wrong way?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 8, 2007
Filed in Strategy

I just returned from a week’s holiday at Mossy Point in NSW and as usual I had a pile of books I was going to …

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Storytelling with comics

Posted by  Daryl Cook —July 6, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

Last night I met Cris Pearson, CEO of plasq, a small group of passionalte software developers. We quickly discovered a shared interest in storytelling, albeit …

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Open space video

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 4, 2007
Filed in Employee Engagement

This YouTube clip provides a good concise overview of how open space meetings work. Source: Open Space List

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Learning before…

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 30, 2007
Filed in Communication

Our friend and colleague Amanda Horne sent us an e-newsletter with an essay about a brilliant networker called Catherine Fitzgerald. The essay describes some of …

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Not so Newcomer

Posted by  Robyn —June 29, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Insight

Well, Daryl’s arrival on the scene at Anecdote has really put the pressure on me now he has published his maiden blog post. Here I’ve …

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Data, Information, Knowledge: a sensemaking perspective

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2007
Filed in Communication

The relationship among data, information and knowledge is often depicted as a pyramid. With data at the base, it’s converted to information and information converted …

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It’s only afterwards that it becomes anything like a story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 26, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

I read this lovely quote in the following paper, Petranker, J. (2005) ‘The When of Knowing’, The Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, vol. 41, no. …

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One of the many forces driving the need for knowledge retention practices

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 24, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

The ‘up or out’ policy is well known in consulting firms like McKinsey & Company. If you are not promoted in 5 years to partner …

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Anecdote Team Grows

Posted by  Daryl Cook —June 21, 2007
Filed in News

Hello Everyone, By way of introduction – my name is Daryl Cook; I’m the ‘new kid’ on the block here at Anecdote. How did I …

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