Archive for 2007

Changing people’s attitude toward change

Posted by  chandni —November 5, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

Collaboration brings with it change and complexity and uncertainty. How are we going to do this? What will happen next? Why should we work like …

Read More

Hardly a story to be heard in the Australian political campaign

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 4, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

I have been listening carefully to the politcians on both sides of the Australian political fence in the run up to our election day on …

Read More

Our need for the knowledge worker is over

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 3, 2007
Filed in Insight

The term ‘knowledge worker’ is now a meaningless concept in developed countries because the shift Drucker started to notice in the ’50s from jobs requiring …

Read More

Using Twitter to stay connected

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 1, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

I was sceptical whether Twitter would be a useful business tool. I heard it was addictive so decided to keep away until I worked out …

Read More

Knowledge sharing principles

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 31, 2007
Filed in Strategy

I’m currently helping a client develop their knowledge strategy. We’ve decided to include knowledge sharing principles. I believe principles should be clear, unambiguous and emphatic …

Read More

Cynefin now published in the Harvard Business Review

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 28, 2007
Filed in News

Congratulations Dave and Mary for your HBR article. I’ve had a chance to browse it and it looks great. The article is called A Leader’s …

Read More

Collaboration conditions

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 27, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

I was having a conversation last week about how easy it is to rob people of the permission to collaborate. Examples were provided of how …

Read More

Dealing with email overload

Posted by  Robyn —October 26, 2007
Filed in Fun

Research company IDC says that 39.7 billion person to person emails buzz around the world each day. Hardly surprising given that I have worked in …

Read More

Making information find us

Posted by  Daryl Cook —October 23, 2007
Filed in Insight

I really enjoyed watching this video about the web challenging our most basic assumptions about ‘finding’ information. Technorati Tags: findability

Read More

Why don’t they just follow the procedure?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 21, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

On 29-30 August, a USAF B-52 bomber mistakenly armed with six nuclear tipped cruise missiles, flew from Minot, North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base …

Read More