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November 2011 Blog Posts (4)

"Give me feedback or I die" - analysing interactions

In a brilliant introduction to his presentation on Microanalysis, Harry Korman told his audience, “Give me feedback or I die.  When I look at you I need you to nod.”

This was not simply amusing self-disclosure, but contained an important truth about interactions.  He described an…


Added by Paul Z Jackson on November 28, 2011 at 15:31 — 1 Comment

When a trainee in SF coaching says he is worse off after the training... and why the trainer is happy to hear that



... So I felt great about our training.

I checked in daily, and I was comforted to see it was not just an impression of mine :)

On the final day, I was happy to see that on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 was meeting all their learning goals, beyond their wildest expectations, and 1 the opposite of that, they rated themselves to be 8.5 or more (some at 8.5, others at 10) on that scale.

I was…


Added by Paolo Terni on November 7, 2011 at 20:04 — No Comments

Discover Solutions through Dimensions, Time and Cost: DTC Operator

Dimension Time Cost Operator

Dimension Time Cost Operator (DTC) – A TRIZ tool for for seeing problems differently exploring ideas of extremes in size, time and cost. The DTC Operator can work to release…


Added by michael cardus on November 3, 2011 at 14:44 — No Comments

The art of being in between

When I call something complex, what does that mean?

Let us assume that me calling something complex is expressing a point of view. Which point of view is that?
Perhaps this: "in order for me to understand this (or to feel like I am on top of these things) I would need multiple point of views, most likely more than the ones I am aware of now".


Added by Hannes Couvreur on November 2, 2011 at 14:00 — 2 Comments

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Jumpstart into Solution Focus

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