Silo Busting

Posted by  admin —September 13, 2009
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Nice post by Les Robinson over at Change Moments … How to bust silos based on this article by Graham Winter. I liked Les’ summary of success factors for business initiatives … When initiatives succeeded When business initiatives succeeded, the ‘players’ were likely to be: sharing the big picture: companies created and shared one big picture, found common goals and synergies and focused on what was best for the organisation sharing the reality: employees were focused on real performance, made fact-based decisions and had the tough conversation rather than avoiding reality sharing the air: companies invited ideas from employees in …

 
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Remarkable!?

Posted by  admin —September 10, 2009
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I found those hugging salt & pepper shakers and now have 1 of my own 🙂 Originally uploaded by Yes!AndSpace I shared this picture recently on my 1 Photo Per Day Project. It was taken at the Bangalow Market near Byron Bay on my iPhone. The site of these hugging salt and pepper shakers sitting on a table move me to the point that I had to buy a set. The fellow who toured the world offering ‘Free Hugs’ in city malls a couple of years ago started a movement. The YouTube video went viral and everyone was speaking about …

 
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Flickr

Posted by  admin —September 10, 2009
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This is a test post from , a fancy photo sharing thing.

 
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Plain Speak gets you everywhere

Posted by  admin —September 8, 2009
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Recently I met with a client who have been through an extensive series of facilitated workshops over the past 6 months. It is clear that much good work has been done to bring together people from very different cultures under the one roof. I did sense, however, a palpable fatigue with terms familiar to the leaders and managers of business and government agencies such as KPI’s, KRA’s and Peak Performance. What do these terms mean anyway? From where I sit, they come from a worldview of command and control. So, as consultant I turned to ‘plain speak’. I avoided jargon …

 
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We’re Back – Some Snapshots from Byron

Posted by  admin —August 29, 2009
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Back from Byron Bay and you know what, I’m ready to be home. Here’s a random sample of snaps from our trip – many memories and the kids are pestering us to go back to the same place, at the same time next year. I think we’ll takem up on that offer! All taken with my trusty iphone. Geoff

 
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