Johnnie Moore


Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

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

I liked this Clint Eastwood anecdote from Shawn Callahan.

As an actor Clint found a director’s call to ‘Action’ off putting. He was immediately reminded that he was an actor, acting and his performance suffered. Instead Clint calmly and quietly says things like, “OK, in your own time …” or “when you are ready …”

Shawn adds his own sensible-sounding tips for making talking head videos…

Share Post

More Posts

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

Planning as drowning

Antonio Dias offers a fascinating description of what goes wrong when drowning: What separates a swimmer from someone drowning is the way a swimmer acknowledges

Leadership as holding uncertainty

Viv picks out some nice ideas from Phelim McDermott on the subject of leadership. “We love the security of the illusion that someone is in

Concreting Complexity

I’ve been thinking about the urge to scale things lately – see here and here. I understand the concern with being able to effect big

The absurd

In moving house, I radically downsized my collection of books which I can highly recommend. I used to think I’d one day find a reason

Rewriting history…

Thanks to my Improvisation friend Kelsey Flynn I rambled into a letter cited in Margaret Cho’s Blog (go to Letter #1): Lately it seems like

Who says fun is dangerous?

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

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

More Updates

Emotional debt

Releasing the hidden costs of pent up frustrations


Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

Johnnie Moore

Love and the connection of reason and emotion

Dave Snowden writes about A General Theory of Love highlighting this passage: Because mammals need relatedness for their neurophysiology to coalesce correctly, most of what makes a socially functional human

Johnnie Moore

links for 2010-03-17

Only Dead Fish – 7 Harsh Realities In Social Media Pithy slideshare giving corporates the low down on social meeja. The Fun & Improvisation of a Music Festival – the

Johnnie Moore


Jeff Risley blogs that his firm is supporting a survey on cause-related marketing. He’s looking for suggestions for questions. They’re talking to the causes as well as the marketing people.

Johnnie Moore

On Dialogue

I’m reading Bill Isaacs’ Dialogue for about the fourth time. And I’m probably getting more out of this reading than the previous three. It’s a densely written, thought provoking book