Agile Forest

Find your path to agility with Renee Troughton

The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex with hundreds of affiliated museums. The Stoosonian is much the same but switch up museum with people and thought leaders. It could be the collective noun for people focussed on building such a network focussed on leadership in the same guise that the Agile Alliance …

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Ideagoras. A beautiful word, but even more beautiful when you get to the substance of it. In Greece, 600BC an agora  was an open place of assembly where trade occurred. In today’s world trade is big business and the growing trend of this business is shifting to the Internet at break-neck speeds. The agora was the political heart of …

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Indoctrination is the process of inculcating ideas, attitudes, cognitive strategies or a professional methodology (see doctrine). It is often distinguished from education by the fact that the indoctrinated person is expected not to question or critically examine the doctrine they have learned. Wikipedia Do we teach through repeated instructions? Yes, I see this often. Inculcating check. Do we present a vision of a practice or approach being positive or negative? Agile …

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Star Trek’s The Borg have a few things going for themselves. The first is that they ignore concepts/cultures/planets that are already well understood. They only seek that of which is new or different. I liken this to Alistair Cockburn’s Oath of Non-Allegiance: I promise not to exclude from consideration any idea based on its source, but to consider …

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I cannot take credit for a sassy title. In a fantastic realisation by a number of Social Neuroscience experts at the National University of Singapore (Annett Schirmer, Keng Soon Teh, Shuo Wang, Ranjith Vijayakumar, April Ching, Darshini Nithianantham, Nicolas Escoffier & Adrian David Cheok) have proof that physical touch influences our ability to empathize with and support the toucher. You can checkout the …

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