Knowledge Cafés at Johnson & Johnson Running four Knowledge Cafés concurrently

Knowledge Cafés are best suited to groups of 12 to 30 people, but occasionally there is a need to cater for more. This story describes a Knowledge Café for 100 people. In November 2015, I designed and ran a Knowledge Café for about 100 managers at Johnson & Johnson in Cork, Ireland. It was part … Continue reading Knowledge Cafés at Johnson & Johnson Running four Knowledge Cafés concurrently

Learn by talking ** It is in the act of speaking that we organize cognitively what we know

We learn when we talk. Learning is a big part of what the Café is all about and at the center of Café conversational philosophy. When we have a conversation, we not only learn from others but paradoxically we learn from ourselves. We learn from the very act of talking. In these meetings individuals exchange … Continue reading Learn by talking ** It is in the act of speaking that we organize cognitively what we know