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linguistic aporia

Dave Snowden

PENDING FULL TEXT. . In my post of today’s ago. . . . . . . Acknowledgements. Opening picture is by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash. The banner picture continues the them of the earlier post with a picture of one of the bookshelves in my study. This is the section for Welsh (and honorary Welsh) poetr

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moving beyond training

Harold Jarche

Working smarter means that everyone in an organization learns from experience and shares with their colleagues as part of their work. Training is not enough — see the missing half of training.


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Trends That Will Likely Shape a Highly Uncertain Year

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago The Economist published The World in 2021 , it’s 35th annual look at the economic, political, social and cultural trends that will likely shape the coming year.

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3 Ways To Become More Caring In The Pandemic

Dan Pontefract

I’ve been thinking a lot about you recently. How are you doing? No, not that perfunctory “I hope you don’t really answer truthfully” how are you… The post 3 Ways To Become More Caring In The Pandemic appeared first on Pontefract Group.

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Aesthetic aporia

Dave Snowden

HOLDING FOR FULL TEXT IN DRAFT. . Using aesthetic in the sense of anything which is not linguistic or physical, implies a level of abstract. . . . . . . Static, one time. cartoons like gaping void include quotations with bite.

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Update on my workshops

Clark Quinn

Just as I did an update on my books , it’s time to also let you know about some workshop opportunities. Together, I think they create a coherent whole.

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How we save the world

Doc Searls

Let’s say the world is going to hell. Don’t argue, because my case isn’t about that. It’s about who saves it. I suggest everybody. Or, more practically speaking, a maximized assortment of the smartest and most helpful anybodies. Not governments. Not academies. Not investors. Not charities. Not big companies and their platforms. Any of those can be involved, of course, but we don’t have to start there. We can start with people. Because all of them are different.

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Dave Snowden - Untitled Article

Dave Snowden

DRAFT IN PROGRESS. . Earlier in the month I wrote two posts on networks, and in the second gave the first public airing to one of the most important developments of the last few years namely entangled trios. Either side of the link you will see posts from my good friend Valdis Krebs.

#Fakecommute: A Ritual for Work-Life Balance When You #WFH

Beth Kanter

A photo of me on my fake commute. We are living in traumatic times, and we need to prioritize building resilience. As the COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out (although not as fast as we’d like), we know there will be an end to the pandemic.

Looking back at the Acorn Study; Part 1: Introduction 

Dave Snowden

This has been a year of experimentation in many things, including the report format.

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Physical aporia

Dave Snowden

In this final, for the moment, post on creating aporia I want to focus on the ways in which physical activity and the wider environment can create the conditions to think differently and to find novel solutions in times of perplexity and confusion.

Remembering Nan

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I mentioned the family history with reference to my mother fighting for her chance to be the first in her family to go to University which got me to thinking about the family and I then realised that today, the 10th was my Nan’s birthday, one she shared with my cousin Peter.

Include These 3 Skills in Your Remote Training Courses in 2021


In 2021, 25 percent of Americans will be working remotely, reported CNBC. “By By 2025, 36.2 million Americans will be working remotely, an 87% increase from pre-pandemic levels.” wrote the contributor. 1 This tells us that the work-from-home trend that started in 2020 is likely here to stay.

“Living is Easy with Eyes Closed”

Dave Snowden

Earlier today I got iterated by several things on social media. Now I admit that this is not unusual and some would argue that I obviously enjoy the stimulation too much.