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Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

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


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Conversational leadership

David Gurteen tweeted this interesting article (pdf): Conversational Leadership: Thinking together for a change It makes a lot of sense to me pushing for a

Scaling or evolving?

This post really interests me: Innovation for Development: Scaling Up or Evolving? As they complete some pilot experiments in development work the authors recognise that


I’ve just given a presentation on Beyond Branding in Jersey. It was fun to take ideas that have been percolating for months and give them

Badgers and the joy of complexity

Great article in today’s Independent. The government decided to take action to stop the spread of TB among cattle. They found that badgers were to

More on what is marketing…

Jennifer Rice continues our rolling dialogue about what marketing’s job is. I appreciate Jen for keeping a good thoughtful exploration going. David Foster at PhotonCourier


I’ll be taking part in the Chautauqua online discussion of Beyond Branding, from 15th to 29th February. Fellow authors Denzil Meyers, Chris Macrae, Julie Anixter

Microsoft’s embarassing metadata

Found via Richard Gayle is Strike that Out Sam. This is a cheeky exploitation of the fact that Microsoft Word documents retain the fingerprints of

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Emotional debt

Releasing the hidden costs of pent up frustrations


Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

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Dubious “Metrics” of Emotional Intelligence

I’ve read and greatly enjoyed Daniel Goleman’s stuff on Emotional Intelligence. But I feel unhappy about his involvement with Hay Consulting where he endorses their impressively titled Emotional Competence Inventory Accreditation. Emotional intelligence cannot be reducted to ratings and scorecards. In doing so, we risk masking the subtle mysteries of human relationships for a bogus mechanistic precision.

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Strong opinions, lightly held

Evelyn Rodriguez has written some great material lately. I really liked the title of her most recent post Strong opinions, lightly held. Dogma is all around us. One definition of

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Serious or just solemn?

Over the past few weeks I’ve done a fascinating course in clowning skills run by the delightful Carol Thompson of Nose to Nose. I love work that takes me to

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Push pull

Chris Carfi identifies the money quote in Erik Keller’s article Pushing a “Pull Model” “Now this approach may be seen as foolhardy by those who believe that products are always