Conversational technology An overlooked human technology

What is the most powerful technology ever invented? Electricity, the Internet, nuclear power, the printing press or something different? In our business world, we are always looking for the next new transformative tool. Too often, we look to information and communications technology (ICT) or social media but what if that elusive breakthrough was staring us … Continue reading Conversational technology An overlooked human technology

Start talking – talk more ** The essence of conversational leadership is to talk more

So how do you get started as a Conversational Leader? That’s simple, Start talking! Talk more! Talk with not at The essence of conversational leadership is to talk more. By this, I don’t mean talk at people but talk with people, and that means conversations. Talking more is the underlying philosophy of Conversational Leadership in … Continue reading Start talking – talk more ** The essence of conversational leadership is to talk more

Change the Conversation, Change the Culture ** Conversation defines the work culture and reinforces cultural norms

Organizational culture is the attitudes, customs, rituals, values and beliefs shared by the members of an organization that govern their behavior. Organizational culture is emergent. It is the result of the everyday interactions, behaviors, and conversations by the members of an organization. Culture is the way that we do things around here that we all … Continue reading Change the Conversation, Change the Culture ** Conversation defines the work culture and reinforces cultural norms

Collective thinking * Talking with each other beats talking to ourselves

There are two conversations. The face-to-face external conversations we have with other people. And the silent internal conversations or inner conversations we have with ourselves, in our heads. Thinking and spoken discourse are the same thing, except that what we call thinking is, precisely, the inward dialogue carried on by the mind with itself without spoken sound. … Continue reading Collective thinking * Talking with each other beats talking to ourselves