Tag Archives: Science

‘The Trust Sketchbook’: 5 Days To Go

There are five days left to run for the Kickstarter Campaign for ‘The Trust Sketchbook‘, and i’m pleased to say that it’s gone extremely well, in fact, already passing the target that i need to run the experiment: The Trust … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding ‘The Trust Sketchbook’: Art and Science

Today, i’m launching a crowdfunding campaign for a prototype of The Trust Sketchbook. It’s a limited edition proof of concept, for a co-drawn, co-created, and co-owned exploration of ‘trust‘, exploring what trust is, how it’s held between individuals and within … Continue reading

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Increased Surface Area: The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I liked a notion that came up today in conversation: that by increasing the social connectivity of the organisation, we increase the surface area. This probably harks back to my 1st degree, which included aspects of material science, that taught … Continue reading

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Not Art Nor Science

Science lets us see better: we can see ever deeper the inner workings of the brain, we can image and visualize, scan and probe. We are mapping the functional areas and the interrelationships between them and, as we do so, … Continue reading

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Finding the meaning in words: science and religion

Words convey ideas, but the meaning is something we construct from it. We often turn to written sources as our first source of information on a subject, but those sources won’t necessarily give us the ‘truth’, but rather a narration … Continue reading

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Learning leadership: simulation and reality

Leadership is not a process: it’s an art. I don’t mean that it doesn’t have structure, but rather that there is a highly subjective and qualitative dimension to it. It’s contextual and requires discretion and decision making in terms of … Continue reading

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The Periodic Table: using storytelling to bring a subject to life.

Did you know that you can make your own sodium from seaweed? Or that the first transatlantic copper cable was laid in 1866 from Brunel’s steamship, the Great Eastern? Or that we used to be able to buy radioactive wool … Continue reading

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