March 7, 2009
Repair
All living things seem driven at the most basic levels to self-repair. Multi-cellular organisms have a particular obsession with it […]
March 1, 2009
Sanity
I have a friend who is a designer. When he talks about a company’s product he has the habit of […]
February 25, 2009
Skin
Skin carries – and reveals – the memory of the body’s interaction with the world, whether it is as an […]
February 23, 2009
The Body Corporate
I have a few posts in mind which will attempt to use what we know of the human body as […]
February 7, 2008
Struggle
The fourth and last answer to the four horsemen of the apocalypse is the absolute rebuttal of magical thinking, and […]
February 6, 2008
Positive Deviance
Positive deviance is a concept that emerged in the field of development aid during the 1960s, and it found its […]
February 5, 2008
Capability
In my last post I suggested that building capabilities in an organization and in individuals is a necessary step to […]
February 4, 2008
Authority
In my final posts this week I want to cover four inter-connected areas of work that I think show some […]
February 1, 2008
Death
The final horseman of the apocalypse is Death (though he is not the last of the apocalyptic signs). At first […]
January 31, 2008
Famine
Famine follows war. Of course it does. The normal infrastructure of production breaks down or is destroyed. Famine is the […]
January 30, 2008
War
The second horseman of the apocalypse is War. He rides a red horse. He is of course the natural follower […]
January 29, 2008
Pestilence
A couple of years ago we were hired to help an organization craft their knowledge management strategy. As part of […]
January 28, 2008
Apocalypse
I’m feeling slightly apocalyptic these days, if “slightly” is a qualification one can use with that extreme term. I suppose […]