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Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

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

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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

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

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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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The big event and its pitfalls

Chris Corrigan has a good post reflecting on the Copenhagen climate conference and Big Event meetings in general. I have been thinking about this for a while and the missed

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Paying attention

Consumer Empowerment points to another Economist article relating to open source, partly inspired by Eric von Hippel ‘s Democratizing Innovation. It’s a pretty helpful summary of von Hippel’s arguments. Traditionally,

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Norfolk cuts out the middleman

It’s been too long since I rolled out the disintermediation dalek but I’m thinking I could make it an award. If I did this month’s nominee could be South Norfolk

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Meetings about meetings

Another good post by Chris Rodgers, about talking instead of systems. In his usual precise if dense style he unpicks how we often talk about organisations in ways that effectively