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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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Narrative Inquiry, oral history and knowledge sharing

Knowledge exists on a spectrum. At one end we have explicit knowledge which is easy to write down and access from written materials and towards the other end we have tacit knowledge which is highly subjective and difficult to access. … Continue reading

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Serendipity, connection and coffee – an interview

My recent chat with Michael Soto about random virtual coffee connections. Have you had any successes with virtual coffee connections? I’d love to hear your experiences in the comments below.

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Working from home in difficult times

In these difficult times, a lot of people who don’t usually work from home will be having to give it a go or manage teams trying it out for the first time. My colleague in the Law Consultancy Network, Katherine … Continue reading

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Life after life

My bookclub (my fiction club, not my knowledge & learning club) is reading “Life After Life” by Kate Atkinson. If you don’t mind some spoilers, there is a great discussion on the BBC World Book Club here. And last night … Continue reading

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Happy to chat benches

I’m always encouraging firms to build some serendipity into their networks. It helps to widen knowledge sharing, build trust and improve cross-selling – happier, more knowledgeable workforce, better sales – what’s not to like? I saw this article last year … Continue reading

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A terrifying new webinar!

After my popular in-person workshops on the new KM ISO standard in the legal sector earlier this year, I’m running a webinar on the topic. Learn of the horrors of the 8 principles and the terrors of the requirements over … Continue reading

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Bundle of joy number 2 has landed!

A bundle for those who are interested in innovation, collaboration and metrics (and knowledge and learning of course). Today’s bundle includes: A copy of “Innovations in Legal KM” edited by Harry Lawrence A copy of “Smart Collaboration” by Heidi Gardner … Continue reading

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Back-to-school – Bundle 1

Our first bundle of learning will be of most interest to PSLs/KLs and their leaders, but will be of interest to others too. Our first bundle contains: A copy of “The evolving role of the Professional Support Lawyer” edited by … Continue reading

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Determined to learn

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