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WISDOM CIRCLES FOR ORGANIZATIONS

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A brief presentation on why businesses need to create opportunities for their employees to share their personal "wisdom stories" with each other – a simple way to make tacit knowledge explicit and …

A brief presentation on why businesses need to create opportunities for their employees to share their personal "wisdom stories" with each other – a simple way to make tacit knowledge explicit and build communities of support.

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  • 1. WISDOM AT WORK The Power of Personal Storytelling to Spark Insight, Breakthrough, and Lifelong Innovation Mitchell Lewis Ditkoff
  • 2. IMAGINEyou only had 5 minutes to spark innovation in your company What would you do?
  • 3. That’s not a lot of time
  • 4. Play Mozart in the hallways? Cite the latest data? Share best practices? Launch an incentive program? Present a case study? Collect ideas from your workforce?
  • 5. NOPE!
  • 6. Better to tell a really memorable
  • 7. Storytelling is the most powerful way to deliver a memorable message and the most effective way to transmit meaning, knowledge and collective wisdom.
  • 8. as long as the story sparks insight, breakthrough and wisdom – and the storyteller knows how to tell a really good story.
  • 9. “There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.” – Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 10. That’s what WISDOM CIRCLES are all about
  • 11. are a highly engaging way to tap into the tacit knowledge of your workforce, via the telling of personal stories – memorable moments of truth that have happened on-the-job and have, embedded within them, great meaning, insight, and learning with the power to ignite brilliance in others. WISDOM CIRCLES
  • 12. TIME TO TELL A NEW STORY “Over the years I have become convinced that we learn best – and change – from hearing stories that strike a chord within us. Those in leadership positions who fail to grasp or use the power of stories risk failure for themselves and their companies.” – John Kotter IDEA CHAMPIONS 845.679.1066 mitch@ideachampions.com