Posts Tagged ‘Dave Pollard’


Scan of other Blogs

Posted by  admin —January 31, 2009
Filed in Humor & Fun, Just observations, Yes!And Improv

thanks to Wordle for the Blog Scan design Here’s some links that I found useful over the past week … Russ Schoen Says YesAnd! leads to a new product idea – try saying ‘yes’ for a day and resist that urge of blocking offers that other make … amazing results as a parent when you ‘let-go’ of your own plans and ‘go with’ the offers that our kids make After a Sype call with Dave Pollard (about letting-go and complexity), he sent me this video link that demonstrates the art of Impro … in a musical sense Jeff Howe (Wired) …

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Finding your ‘Sweet Spot’ in the ‘Real World’

Posted by  admin —September 23, 2008
Filed in How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Sustainability

When I heard that Dave Pollard (Authour of the “Sweet Spot”) was chatting with Dave Snowden (Mr Complexity) … a metaphor jumped to mind that brings the 2 together. Forgive the simplicity of this metaphor. Some background and context … In the real world of ‘behaviour change’ projects, project coordinators are often funded by government agencies. These agencies are usually hierarchical and therefor demand a degree of certainty … a plan thought out in advance that delivers on milestones and performance targets. It’s tax payer’s money, so you need to show (ahead of time) how you ‘think’ you might achieve …

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