People without Words - Art and Experience of the Languageless Deaf
AUGUST 16, 2010
Schaller began to realize how crucial language is in the organization of our inner selves, how it influences our perceptions about the world.
Simpler is Better: Avoiding the TMI Trap
JULY 26, 2010
Too Much Information is the TMI trap. Some experts prefer no just realism, but also prefer maps that display extraneous meteorological variables."
Increased brain sensitivity and visual attention in people with sensory processing sensitivities
APRIL 11, 2010
The effect isn't just higher levels of brain activation, but also high performance scores on tests of visual detail. Other people's moods affect me.
Understanding Dyscalculia - the Math Learning Disability
JANUARY 25, 2010
Without a strong sense of quantity, no wonder calculations and estimations are so hard. It would take him a while to tell you how much is 7 times 8.
Ipod Music Stimulates Alzheimers and Stroke Patients
NOVEMBER 16, 2009
Pretty cool finding. Music stimulates the memories and activities of stroke and Alzheimer's patients. How many people might this help?
Mind over Matter: Imagery Enhances Motor Training
MAY 3, 2010
It's a step in the right direct to recognize the organic basis of imagery and its importance for learning. Mental practice improves performance over motor practice alone - that's what the latest imagery research suggests. Makes sense. So what are implications for students? Imagery for Visual Skills?
Gifted Big Picture / High Conceptual Thinkers
MARCH 1, 2010
Also because HCTs develop their ideas through pattern recognition, they may want to see many examples and permutations, and complex presentations in order to help organize their ideas into simpler concepts. Perhaps because of our interest in gifted dyslexics, we seem to see this pattern quite a lot. High Conceptual Thinkers are often.
Mind Over Matter: Imagery at Work and in the Classroom
DECEMBER 14, 2009
Kosslyn posted a book chapter on Mental Imagery and Implicit Memory. When I do a real operation, I play the videotape ahead of time in my mind, Dr. Shapiro said."I do the case in my head," said Dr. Maria Ortega, an anesthesiologist. "I must have done it 100 times. Everytime, a problem would come up and I would find a solution and do it again.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 16, 2016
Quoted at length from Self-organization of complex, intelligent systems: an action ontology for transdisciplinary integration , Francis Heylighen , Integral Review : A mobilization system would combat this confused and unproductive way of acting by redirecting effort in the most efficient way at the most important issues.
Creating the AAA Organization
NOVEMBER 2, 2014
They need to both work in their hierarchy and in a self-organizing network simultaneously ! – Valdis Krebs, Orgnet. – Jon Husband.
The post-hierarchical organization
OCTOBER 23, 2014
With an external environment that is highly connected, organizations have to get connected inside. Hierarchies are good for command and control.
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. He speculated that it was a fragile form. Wirearchy
self-organization is the future
MAY 4, 2016
It all hinges on individuals taking control of their learning, and organizations giving up control. ” – Isaac Asimov.
Why Organizations Don’t Learn
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. The resemblance of their suggestions and the content of Real Learning is uncanny. India.
APRIL 17, 2014
The opposite of ‘routine’ is ‘original’ Labour is routine. Talent is original. Labour is viewing humans as resources.
Networked individuals trump organizations
MAY 21, 2013
As hyperlinks subvert hierarchy , so does work fragmentation subvert organizations. Stowe Boyd. – Ross Dawson.
Reinventing Organizations – Review
MAY 19, 2014
What is a “Teal Organization”? Evolutionary purpose: let the organization adapt and grow, not be driven. That’s it.
Building the network era organization
OCTOBER 15, 2014
Part of the shift that organizations will have to make in the network era will be not only to add new dimensions, but to retrieve some old ones.
self-organization and self-reflection
DECEMBER 4, 2015
That is when it dawned on us that here was the self-organizing plural sector in action. call these Friday’s Finds. So how do we do that?
Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations
MAY 31, 2015
Dear Frederic, I read your book, Reinventing Organizations. 31 May, 2015. Regardless, there are parts of your book I rather enjoyed.
Organize for Complexity
MAY 1, 2014
” Well I think Niels has answered much of that question himself, in his recent book Organize for Complexity.
no organization is an island
JULY 16, 2015
Organizations are alive when people can exert their autonomy in ethical practice. The organization must be alive. No Man is an Island.
The Coherent Organization
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
This post continues an ongoing conversation about The Coherent Organization. The article describes The Coherent Organization , the Internet Time Alliance ‘s shorthand for a company where individuals are aligned with the organizational mission and information flows from outside in and back again in ways that accelerate work.
the keystone of the intelligent organization
JUNE 8, 2015
The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.
Perhaps the Purpose of an Organization?
OCTOBER 8, 2014
The yin-yang relationship between an engaged organization and an impeccable level of customer service just might be the new purpose of an organization.
The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization
DECEMBER 15, 2015
The growing demand for T-shaped skills points to the rise of the T-shaped organization. Brown offers a very good answer to these questions.
The Human-Centered Organization
MAY 18, 2016
While I want L&D to lead the way (as those are the folks I know), it’s really about leading the way to an organization that’s aligned with us , with people. The point being, as we reorganize work to tap into the best of us, we’re creating organizations that are humane in a very specific, and hopefully deep, sense.
Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization
JULY 21, 2011
Metaphors that provide the common mental frameworks for our organizations are also powerful tools. Focus is on Doing, not Goals.
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
organizations are people
MARCH 11, 2016
” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. call these Friday’s Finds. That is entirely up to us. Friday's Finds
A guide to complexity and organizations
JULY 29, 2012
Special Edition Paper – Organize for Complexity, part I+II from Niels Pflaeging. If you know nothing about complexity, read this.
What's the organizing principle of today's digital workplace?
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
As companies increasingly seek to update and modernize their digital workplace, along with the supporting skills their workers, they frequently struggle to determine what an effective organizing principle should be
Creating More Intelligent Organizations
DECEMBER 26, 2012
organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. collaborating via the Internet, in order to understand how to best.
The Organization as a Cycling Peloton
APRIL 23, 2013
This got me thinking about one of my favourite personal passions (cycling) and our corporate organizations. What’s a peloton? Do You?
Organizations, work, and learning
DECEMBER 23, 2014
They cover the main themes of organizations, work, and learning, that I have been discussing on this blog since 2004. Management in networks.
From organizing and managing learning to supporting self-organized and self-managed learning
NOVEMBER 10, 2012
How does your organization view the L&D role? Learning delivery in a constantly changing work environment is an outdated notion.
10 Insights to Create a Connected and Engaged Organization
JUNE 16, 2014
hope you can utilize it in the organization where you currently work. Big thanks to Moe Abdou and team.
The Hyper-social Organization – Review
DECEMBER 4, 2011
The main premise of The Hyper-social Organization is that social media, connectivity and always-on technology are enabling what humans do naturally; to be very social. In a separate study, IDC estimated that only 20 percent of all content developed by the typical marketing department is actually used by the sales organization. Tweet.
The new shape of organizations?
OCTOBER 20, 2015
As I read more about how to create organizations that are resilient and adaptable, there’s an interesting emergent characteristic. While I haven’t had a chance to think about it at scale, like how it would manifest in a large organization, it certainly bears some strengths. What say you? itashare. social strategy
The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon
MAY 31, 2012
The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. ” W. Image: E.