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

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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

Strong bonds

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Building a successful business ecosystem is dependent upon unifying all aspects of an organization. The vision of the leader serves as the guiding force as a company develops over time. Information, materials, products, and services need to flow easily from point to point or from person to person across an organization’s network. Friction impedes flow. Disgruntled or disillusioned employees, ineffective communications … Read More