I love some of the things that the Agile community comes up with. I am very excited about the apparent move of this thinking from IT into the rest of the organisation. I’ve known about the Agile manifesto for a while, but recently came across a new one … the Declaration of inter-dependence. Here’s what people … Continue reading Declaration of Interdependence
I am really excited that after a long and pretty tedious process two peer reviewed articles I co-authored with a bunch of heavy-weight academics have finally been published. Both articles form part of a special feature on Applied Research for Enhancing Human Well-Being and Environmental Stewardship: Using Complexity Thinking in Southern Africa. The academic publication process … Continue reading Fostering complexity thinking
Warning! This post doesn’t contain 7 steps or 12 ideas, nor is it the ideal 600-800 word length … “The greatest tragedy in using speed as the answer to complexity and the complexities of a work life, is that very soon we cannot recognize anything that is not travelling at the same velocity as we are. … Continue reading The tyranny of the moment
An Excerpt from Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte David Whyte describes his book as, “a midnight conversation” on the union of work and soul, yearning and satisfaction. I love this reflection on speed and how it can keep us from the deepest parts of ourselves “Speed in work has … Continue reading Are we slaves to speed?