Carpe diem ** Seize the day boys (and girls) - make your lives extraordinary

Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated “seize the day” or “pluck the day [as it is ripe]” – in other words, enjoy the moment. It is a philosophy that  I think we should take more seriously. The sciences of complexity change our perspective and thinking. Perhaps, as a result we should, especially in … Continue reading Carpe diem ** Seize the day boys (and girls) – make your lives extraordinary

The Cynefin Framework ** A conceptual framework used to help reach decisions

The Cynefin Framework helps you make better decisions by understanding the situation/context you are in and using a decision-making method that is appropriate. Different problems require different solutions. The Cynefin framework has five domains.The first four domains are: Obvious – replacing the previously used terminology Simple from early 2014 – in which the relationship between … Continue reading The Cynefin Framework ** A conceptual framework used to help reach decisions

Sharing Knowledge through Face-to-Face Conversation * Is how knowledge is best shared

Knowledge is laid down in long-term memory in our minds from experience and years of study and informal learning. Knowledge only exists in the human mind. We are not entirely sure how it is stored, but we know that it is not stored as a list of questions and answers as you might find in a … Continue reading Sharing Knowledge through Face-to-Face Conversation * Is how knowledge is best shared

Entrained thinking ** Blinded to new ways of thinking by perspectives acquired through past experience

Entrained thinking is a conditioned response that occurs when people are blinded to new ways of thinking by the perspectives they acquired through past experience, training, and success. Credit: Dave Snowden & Mary Boone, A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making, Harvard Business Review, 2007 [Status: work in progress] Last updated: 14th March, 2017 Continue reading Entrained thinking ** Blinded to new ways of thinking by perspectives acquired through past experience