Archive: October 2013


  • October 28, 2013

Walks and Talks

A good friend of mine told me how he was working with a team sitting in a conference room and they got stuck. They weren’t making any progress. So, my …

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  • October 21, 2013

Social Learning Systems

A social learning system is any group of people who learn together. It could be a family, a group of people on a subway train that gets trapped in an …

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  • October 14, 2013

Rituals of Transformation

There are two kinds of ritual. There are rituals of stability (e.g., saying hello, eating together, kissing or shaking hands when we greet) and there are rituals of transformation (e.g., …

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  • October 11, 2013

An Ecology of Leader Communities

The issues are real. Imminence is becoming urgency. To meet the future, it’s time to transform many associations. That’s why we are putting together a collection of inter-related communities, to …

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  • October 7, 2013

Did You Catch the Spirit of What I Said?

Half-baked ideas often contain a beautiful kernel, an essence that can be cultivated and nurtured until it matures into a powerful contribution. Yes, it’s often the case that people share …

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