Tag Archives: Conversation

Virtual Mentoring: crossing borders and boundaries with asynchronous dialogue.

Mentoring is an activity based around relationships. It’s built upon trust and integrity, upon shared understanding and the belief that two heads can build a different perspective than one. It’s an intensely personal relationship, requiring elements of disclosure and trust, … Continue reading

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Heading North: building community and infrastructure.

This is a long trip, nearly 5,000km. At the end, we will have travelled the full length of Norway and back again. It’s a mountainous and waterlogged country, where the infrastructure includes roads and trains, but also many bridges, tunnels … Continue reading

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The subtle art of communication. How we understand and misunderstand each other every day.

Today, i’ll speak to people, email people, talk on the phone, Skype and wave at someone across the street. There’s a birthday card that i should send as well. And i need to write two proposals and a report. All … Continue reading

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Can you have a coordinated media strategy in a world of informal relationships?

As i was waiting for a meeting yesterday, i bumped into the Communications Manager for a large organisation. The conversation fell to discussions of Twitter and Facebook, and how their organisation looked to imprint their message across these channels. It … Continue reading

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Reports of the death of conversation have been greatly exaggerated OR How to have a party with your iPad.

I’m starting to feel like cupid. A latter day cupid that is. A cupid who fashions transient 21st century relationships using technology instead of a bow. But i’m not doing it with wifi and 3G, the hardware itself seems to … Continue reading

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