Johnnie Moore

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Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

I’ll simply quote Karl Fisch and recommend his advice:

First please download and watch this movie (18.4 MB, 11:36).

Then think about how often we stamp “can’t” on somebody’s forehead.

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Rambling thoughts on models

I went down to Surrey on Friday for long walk and pub lunch with Neil Perkin. We’d originally planned to run a workshop about agile

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Concreting Complexity

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Rewriting history…

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I wanted to share this email doing the rounds this morning… AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE After every flight Qantas pilots fill out a form called a gripe

Christmas presence

Yesterday I got an email from Loren Ekroth of Conversation Matters. It touches on a favourite theme of mine and here it is verbatim. “Christmas

Yes, and…

A quick ramble on the nature of paradox, inspired by a blog on the value of both fear of the new and curiosity

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Emotional debt

Releasing the hidden costs of pent up frustrations

Aliveness

Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

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Trained hoplessness

Rick Rappe at The Customer Service Survey points to this article by John Goodman and Cindy Grimm in ICCM weekly: Beware of Trained Hopelessness. Essentially, they speculate that fewer and

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Uncertainty

Thanks to Tom Asacker for emailing me a link to this essay by Margaret Wheatley: Disturb me please. Here is some of the introduction: It feels important to me to

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Not trying too hard

Jocelyn Glei writes about What we can learn from babies. She talks about the kind of meditative state in which a particular kind of creative thinking can happen. Edison allegedly

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Authors of our own experience

An ariticle in Seed magazine forsees a future where we will all be authors. By 2000 there were 1 million book authors per year. One million authors is a lot,