When we work in complex organisations working in complex environments on complex issues, templates aren’t going to be the answer to the complexity.
From the Blog on templates
Templates can be super useful if we are clear on what we are agreeing to prior to using the template. Skilled operators use both templates and knowledge.
Templates come in all shapes and sizes. When we’re asked for a template, perhaps it’s wise to pause and ask why the person is seeking one.
My kids recently were given a “Diggers Stencil Book’ containing pages of different types of diggers and dumper trucks - bulldozers, backhoe loaders, site dumpers, mini excavators, road headers, long wall shearers, and so on. They love it. Each page has a stencil...