Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

Unique opportunity to learn from Gary Klein in Melbourne

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 23, 2016
Filed in Events, Insight

Learn how to accelerate learning and create the conditions to foster insights plus much more in this workshop with renowned psychologist Gary Klein.

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How can we help people to reconnect?

Posted by  Ronald van Domburg —August 13, 2015
Filed in Communication, Insight

How can we make a person who feels uncomfortable and alone feel welcome instead? Can we help people to reconnect? It’s very easy, we just forget sometimes.

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Are storytelling techniques the new social lubricant?

Posted by  Raf Stevens —August 11, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Insight

Is alcohol our ultimate social lubricant? Can we interact without it? Raf Stevens says yes, with the right storytelling techniques. Find out more here:

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The Science of Persuasion

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —November 29, 2012
Filed in Insight

Regular followers of our blog and newsletter, will know we are huge fans of Robert Cialdini and his work on influencing and persuasion. I was …

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Willpower is Muscle

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —February 25, 2011
Filed in Insight

Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle – the more you train it, the more powerful it becomes. In a study published last …

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Quote on Significance and meaning

Posted by  chandni —October 28, 2008
Filed in Insight

“The size of the endeavor doesn’t matter as much as how meaningful it becomes to you.” credit: www.gapingvoid.com

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Brain rules

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 30, 2008
Filed in Insight

I’m reading John Medina’s Brain Rules and thoroughly enjoying it. Here’s a snippet illustrating his humorous style while making an important point. Any learning environment …

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Criteria for implementing initiatives in a complex space

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 16, 2008
Filed in Culture, Insight

Dave’s written a excellent post on how to make progress in a complex environment. It’s excellent because it comes at a time when I’m working …

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Learning how to learn

Posted by  Daryl Cook —January 28, 2008
Filed in Insight

After listening to a podcast recently — an interesting conversation between Dave Pollard and Chris Corrigan — I am now even more convinced of the …

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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 …

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