Continuing Conversations November 1st – 10th

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Hi Folks These are some recent meetings and conversations (Nov 1st – 10th)¬† gathered together to offer the wider picture. I’m tying some of this collection together with reference to a chapter I’m planning. However that connecting thread only emerged incidentally as I got into conversations. It wasn’t the main reason for any meetings. Given… Read more »

Introducing the First Thursday group

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Hi Folks This post relates to conversations of the “First Thursday” group, These online conversations began some time in 2006 or 2007. They continued once a month until part way through 2015, when we needed to relocate. A few months ago Folabi Sunday encouraged me to restart the group, this time on Facebook. We have… Read more »

Nov 5th – Exponentially Human

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Hi Folks, The context for this continuing conversation is: A book I read called Technology vs Humanity – the book and the “stay connected” link . A call for chapter proposals from Fast Future Publishing for 50:50 – Scenarios for the Next 50 Years. A discussion with Brian Griffin, about what I might write, during… Read more »

Nov 4th update on FASST and SHIFT

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Hi Folks. This pulls together threads that are emerging this week around collaboration and how FASST and SHIFT are coming together. I’m writing it after a meeting that Sebastian and I had today. I’m writing it mainly to update Christopher. @Christopher I’m not describing SHIFT now in any detail because in a couple of weeks… Read more »

@dilgreen “Twitter lessons” and UK Africa Professional Educators’ Seminar

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Hi Dil, Today I tweeted: #UKAPES #dadamac @dilgreen @DadamacN @fantsuam @joannapnorton Let’s discuss. Especially ref UAL Wikipedia FABLAB connections. You replied: @Pamela_McLean I have no idea what this means or refers to, or how to find out! I am going to need twitter lessons. The abbreviations I confess the message was somewhat “coded”. I apologise… Read more »

PS – FASST Holacracy update

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Hi Brian – PS to the open letter. I shared a Holacracy update during the session yesterday. As you know I see FASST as an experiment in collaboration, and a possible focus for exploring Holacracy and Teal Organisational structures. The Holacracy focus began when Sally kindly offered me some free coaching and facilitation services when… Read more »

FASST face-to-face October 12th

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Hi Brian As the “at a distance” member of FASST you may like to know what “the London lot” got up to yesterday. We met round at my place. The people The “we” was made up of : Gavin who helped me to name FASST¬† (and places himself more on the boundary than within it)…. Read more »

Metaphors and Clean Language

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Hi Christopher Following our discussions yesterday on metaphor and “where it sits” regarding thinking and communication (and FASST) I thought you might appreciate this video by Judy Rees on Clean Language and Metaphor   More about Judy here: Judy Rees Judy is also active in RSA reinventing work network – next event plus more information… Read more »