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Twelvetide 20:13 The Baker’s dozen

Dave Snowden

So this post is by way of a post script to the main theme.

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Habits and variety

Clark Quinn

Having heard it’s good for maintaining cognitive ability, I like to vary things. And, to keep doing things right, I like habits. Are these mutually exclusive? Maybe, but here’re some thoughts on habits and variety.


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The Evolution of American Capitalism - Tweaks, Reforms, or Wholesale Change?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

“American capitalism has evolved time and again, and we may be poised for another such shift,” said a recent McKinsey article, Rethinking the future of American capitalism , by James Manyika , Gary Pinkus , and Monique Tuin. “Capitalism has contributed to significant gains in economic growth and prosperity throughout its history.

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our crisis in network leadership

Harold Jarche

This pandemic has become a crisis in network leadership. Last June, I wrote — our wake-up call. On 6 June 1944 the First Canadian Army landed at Normandy. It had never been tested in battle as a formation.

Twelvetide 20:12 at a turning point?

Dave Snowden

In this twelve-part series, I have been attempting to layout my understanding of the field of naturalising sense-making which I, with the support of many others, have been involved in creating over the last two, possibly three decades.

Frequency of Learning

Jane Hart

How FREQUENTLY do you learn from each of the 4 D’s of Learning? Please take the survey below which asks how frequently YOU learn from these 14 specified ways? Modern Workplace Learning

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5 LMS Trends to Make an Impact in 2021


For eLearning enthusiasts, L&D teams, and HR specialists, the beginning of each year sparks the same question: “What LMS trends are in store for the next twelve months?” While some LMS training trends tend to stay consistent and roll over year after year, others change rapidly.

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Complex facilitation

Dave Snowden

I always have mixed feelings when I finish a Christmas blog series. There is a rhythm to writing to a plan but it can also be a burden and you feel you are missing key subjects. Whatever I took a day off and decided to summarise here some of the work I am doing on our Wiki.

New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits To Improve Resilience in 2021

Beth Kanter

Sunset at Half Moon Bay. As we face an even darker winter due to the pandemic, we need to keep improving our resilience, the ability to adapt well in spite of significant stressors. Using rituals as part of our professional work is one strategy that can help.

How an LMS Helped a Nonprofit Grow Its Educational Program to Over 1,300 Schools


It’s not always easy for nonprofits to grow educational programs for kids. Many associations have budgetary constraints that limit growth and some kids have trouble accessing learning materials, especially during a global health crisis.

Change, urgency, and new opportunities 2: What can we sense together?

Dave Snowden

It is 2021, and many of us don’t know quite what that entails. Most were very glad to see the back of 2020, and many colourful, expletive-filled goodbyes were said. As this happened, I and many others reminded ourselves that 2021 will be just as difficult, if not even more demanding.

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Twelvetide 20:11 Coherent to what?

Dave Snowden

PENDING CONTENT. . . . . . . Pictures. Elidir Mawr is the outlier of the Welsh 3000 footers but well worth a trip. The ascent from the Llanberris pass is interesting. For a start its a delightful path but that as you reach Llyn Can Tryfan and the Carneddau start to appear over the horizon.

Twelvetide 20:10 The science question

Dave Snowden

HOLDING FOR CONTENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . Pictures.

Twelvetide 20:09 Manege and menage

Dave Snowden

I think a lot of people don’t realise how novel the complexity stuff still and how threatening (needlessly) it is to established management practice. Those of us engaged in taking a more humane perspective a decade or so ago were a merry band of mavericks from may different backgrounds.

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