Benjamin Franklin’s Junto Club Benjamin Franklin founded the Junto Club - a conversational society in 1727

Benjamin Franklin recognized the value of conversation and the importance of cognitive diversity in convening innovative conversations when he founded the Junto Club almost 300 years ago. In 1727, at the age of 21, Benjamin Franklin, who went on to become was one of the founding fathers of the United States founded the Junto Club. … Continue reading Benjamin Franklin’s Junto Club Benjamin Franklin founded the Junto Club – a conversational society in 1727

Cognitive Diversity ** Seeing and processing the world differently

When thinking about organizations or teams we most commonly think about diversity in terms of gender, race or age. But there is another form of diversity that is often overlooked – cognitive diversity. Cognitive diversity is where a team or organizational members have different perspectives and different styles of processing information. Scott Page in his book The … Continue reading Cognitive Diversity ** Seeing and processing the world differently