Dialogue

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Pattern Languages, Purpose, Trust | No Comments
Dialogue

“You do not have conversation to get work done. The conversation is the work.” – David Whyte Dialogue is more than conversation. You could think of dialogue as an open discussion where there are no winners or losers, right or wrong answers. As a pattern language, dialogue is an essential element of high functioning groups […]

Plurality of Purpose

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Purpose | No Comments
Plurality of Purpose

You’ve read the title, and may be assuming this is another post chiding people and organizations for not being “on purpose” – for not being focused, unified, and devoted to a single purpose. The common understanding is that we need to get in a room and decide what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, and […]