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Post It Platitudes

Post It Platitudes

Post its are to start conversations, not to be the final product. ‘Tell me more about….’ is a simple invitation to the other to tell us stories.

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Assert without Arrogance

Assert without Arrogance

Having an opinion or an assertion about the way things are and the change you would like to see is not arrogant. It is necessary. It is human.

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The way things are & what if

The way things are & what if

‘This is just the way things are’ and ‘what if’ are very different statements. However, the way things are today is because of a ‘what if’ in the past.

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‘The’ Starting Point

‘The’ Starting Point

When we encounter complex challenges, we struggle because our binary thinking doesn’t work. We search for ‘the’ starting point, which doesn’t exist.

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Emerging Technology (& Coffee?)

Emerging Technology (& Coffee?)

Technology will continue to emerge and change the way we live and work. Sometimes the challenge is adoption, while other times it is the potential for harm.

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Signposting

Signposting

Signposting happens all around us. Maps have legends showing us the colour of roads, size of cities, railroad tracks, and so on.

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I didn’t expect it go that way

I didn’t expect it go that way

‘I didn’t expect it go that way’ is different from ‘I don’t where this is going’. Convening is not about control, it is about gathering the others together.

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Scenes we cannot ‘unsee’

Scenes we cannot ‘unsee’

There are scenes that once we see, we can not unsee. And there are seminal moments in in history, which shift our collective consciousness into action.

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Permission

Permission

Permission and approval from others does not change the fact it might not work. Convening costs little, but does come with the risk that you might be alone.

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Prophets and Pills

Prophets and Pills

Life is full of perspectives, but also bias and injustice. We need the prophets. Prophets are not fortunetellers, no they are those speaking truth to power.

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