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Johnnie Moore

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

I agree with Rob and Earl most of the time and especially lately. Greed is not good.

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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 anti-listicle

There seems to be a plague of listicles these days but one titled 12 Things Successful People to Do Before Breakfast is almost beyond parody. But Tara Sophia Mohr gives a thoroughly well-deserved pushback to

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New improv site

I recently stopped managing the website for the Applied Improv network. After four years I felt I’d become stale. Fortunately, Leif Hansen stepped out of the void and rebuilt the

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Marketing as teaching

Yet another smart post by Kathy Sierra: You can out-spend or out-teach. Snippet: …teaching is the “killer app” for a newer more ethical approach to marketing. While in the past,

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Practice, practice

Like many of my friends, I like to talk about facilitation as a practice. It isn’t a straightforward process of identifying problems and choosing the right recipe to solve them.