Category Archives: knowledge-sharing

Motivations

Often those of us who work in Knowledge and Learning have to ask people to go beyond their core role: we ask lawyers to supervise junior members of staff; we ask them to write articles about complex areas of law … Continue reading

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Making Communities of Practice work – Part 3

Today I’m delighted to share with you the last of my interviews on the practical topic of making Communities of Practice work. For this last interview, we hear from Anne Bergen, PhD; Director, Knowledge to Action Consulting Inc. Anne is … Continue reading

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Making Communities of Practice work – Part 2

Following on from their workshop at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum and my interview a couple of weeks ago with Travis Sztainert, I am delighted to introduce you to Kate Wetherow, Organisational Learning Specialist, and bring you her experiences with … Continue reading

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Making Communities of Practice work

Last month I attended the Canadian online Knowledge Mobilization Forum and particularly enjoyed a discussion on the topic of Communities of Practice (if you’d like a little primer on what a CoP is, click here). In fact, I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Knowledge sharing in liminal spaces

I’m delighted to welcome Ian Rodwell, Head of Client Knowledge and Learning at Linklaters, to Knowledge4Lawyers. Ian provides training and guidance to the firm’s clients – global corporates, banks, governments – on an extensive range of business skills topics. Ian is … Continue reading

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Psychological safety for knowledge sharing

It’s a simple truth that no one will share their knowledge if they don’t feel that it is safe to do so. And, as you can imagine, without this sense of safety, the sharing of knowledge about failures and near … Continue reading

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Collaboration, conversation and knowledge sharing … in a pandemic

It was a delight to speak with Dave Wilson of Tiger Eye Consulting earlier this month on the topic of collaboration, conversation and knowledge sharing in these difficult times. Our full interview is online (KM Conversations: Exploring KM and Collaboration), … Continue reading

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Fearlessness

Where innovation can make the difference between success and failure, it is not enough to hire smart, motivated people. Knowledgeable, skilled and well-meaning people cannot always contribute what they know at that critical moment on the job when it is … Continue reading

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5 top tips to encourage brave knowledge sharing

“I’m not pro-failure, I’m pro-learning.” Astro Teller, Google X. “Failure is not a bug of learning, it’s a feature.” Rachel Simmons, Smith College. “The greatest enemy of learning is knowing.” saying/proverb Sometimes it can be incredibly difficult to persuade people … Continue reading

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KM teams – the post-pandemic landscape

We (in Knowledge Network) just had such an interesting discussion led by Simon Burton of CB Resourcing, looking at how KM teams have stepped up to help their organisation adapt to new ways of delivering client services during the lockdown, … Continue reading

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