Idea creation is a bit like gardening. You plant a lot of seeds, some germinate, but we select to pot up or plant out as the chosen few.
In the humanitarian world, too often we still manage data like siloes, when it should be managed like sandwiches.
Facilitation is a skill. requiring humility. One needs to hold meetings and groups together, without being the centre of attention
Localisation is a fancy word. A good marketing word. It sounds nice. The problem is no one wants to do it.
When you add an app to your phone, there are many choices made by the developers and marketers of the product called ‘default settings’.
Perhaps the question for us humanitarians is ‘what do we want/need to regulate in our digital transformation work?’
‘Pessimism sounds smart: optimism often requires believing in unknown’ – it’s good to start your week off with a good quote.
None of us are ‘self-made’. None of us are an island to ourselves. We are all enabled by others. Who are your enablers?
For your weekend (or weekday) exploration – a toolkit, two articles, and a mamoth list to explore. What is inspiring you?
Time to bust your bias – 12 May, 1pm UK time – This free workshop might be of interest to you or your colleagues
Jargon itself isn’t bad or even negative. It’s part of what creates and maintains groups. Jargon is part of culture.
What type of expert are you? And what type of expert do you seek out to work with? A guide? Teacher? or Bad Salesperson?