Archive for 2008

Fired up and ready to go

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 13, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

I was in Singapore last week helping a group of leaders learn how to find and tell their own stories. No templates, no recipes, just …

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Metaphors everywhere

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 12, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes

A couple of years ago I spoke at a BHP Billiton planning day. My talk was at the end of the day so I sat …

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Getting started with Collaboration tools

Posted by  chandni —November 11, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

One of the things people find most valuable about our Building a Collaborative Workplace workshop is that it gives them a good solid understanding of …

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Workshops in 2009

Posted by  chandni —November 11, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

If creating a great place to work is on your agenda or you need to get people on board, here’s what might help you put a …

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When collaboration becomes the way we work

Posted by  chandni —November 10, 2008
Filed in Collaboration

Google is considered synonymous with innovation. How do they create the conditions for people to do great work? It can’t simply be a result of …

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Ask a gardner what she knows, in a garden

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 10, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

Remembering experiences is heavily dependent on surroundings. I’m currently helping an energy company learn the lessons from retiring employees. I’m videoing their experiences with the …

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Creating a culture where people have conversations

Posted by  chandni —November 7, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication

Many (most?) of our conversations in the workplace are transactional: in fact they are not conversations at all. In the October issue of Anecdotally, we …

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The behaviour of networks

Posted by  chandni —November 5, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

Here’s a great ABC documentary on Network Theory: How Kevin Bacon Cured Cancer. It illustrates the six degrees of separation phenomenon using the idea of …

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Knowledge strategy: little things making a difference

Posted by  Mark Schenk —November 4, 2008
Filed in Strategy

The actKM conference was held in Canberra in mid October. One of the presenters was Jane Chrystal from the Central West Catchment Management Authority who …

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Generation WE

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 2, 2008
Filed in Communication, Culture