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Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

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

  • James Gardner argues that people working in government are more prone to placating their superiors in pursuit of promotions. Anecdotally, I've sensed this more working with government than in the private sector myself… but I'm wary of generalising too much.

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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

Jersey

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

Chautauqua

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

Aliveness

Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

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Little brother

Earl has some rousing thoughts about the power of Little Brother. Those who used to take advantage of the fact that memory is so unreliable and that they controlled the

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Haiku

Hugh stabs Microsoft On platform Robert dances Money flows to Bill

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User-driven vs user-centric

This provided an ah-ha moment for me. When I first talked with Doc about user-driven instead of user-centric Jim Carrey’s The Truman Show immediately sprang to mind: from birth Truman

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Cheap and simple research

I used to do a lot more market research for people. These days I’m doing it less often. I think it’s because I’ve become disillusioned about its value. Things like