Communication and creation

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If you can communicate then you can create. The selection below from David Bohm’s On Dialogue is essential reading on the nature of communication. But of course, such communication can lead to the creation of something new only if people are able freely to listen to each other, without prejudice, and without trying to influence each other. Each has to be interested primarily … Read More

Tension

glass curtain wall

Tension is the state of being stretched.  It can be caused by a force that either pulls or pushes another object, person, or situation.  Tension can be found in relationships between people, businesses, and groups of people.  In the natural world, it can be found on the surface of water as it resists an external force. Within a network of people, … Read More

Staying relevant

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If your business is relevant then it is competitive.  Maintaining relevance requires a consistent effort to keep your business in the minds of the people you are serving.  This includes both your current and future customers. Losing relevance means that you are no longer aligned with your customers.  It means that you are losing touch with what’s happening in your … Read More