Art of conversation

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Presentation at Melbourne KMLF on recent research into the transformative power of conversation. Presented in "Ignite" format. Slides include speaker notes

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Art of conversation

  1. 1. The Art of Conversation: All of us are smarter than any of us Keith De La Rue http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragunsk/
  2. 2. Conversation doesn't just reshuffle the cards: it creates new cards – Theodore Zeldin
  3. 3. Prepare to change http://www.flickr.com/photos/36238874@N02/
  4. 4. Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups - Woolley et al, 2010
  5. 5. Collective intelligence <ul><li>Sensitivity </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/36238874@N02/ Equality
  6. 6. Women and conversation <ul><li>More sensitivity? </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cmi_managers/
  7. 7. The Idea Monopoly? http://www.flickr.com/photos/http2007/
  8. 8. Conversation and innovation <ul><li>Progress is more about one door leading to another door </li></ul><ul><li>- Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mansionwb/
  9. 9. The adjacent possible http://www.flickr.com/photos/gastev/
  10. 10. Community http://www.flickr.com/photos/MrTopf/
  11. 11. The benefits of friendship http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_luna/
  12. 12. Friendly conversations http://www.flickr.com/photos/elsie/
  13. 13. Put yourself in my shoes http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoonabar/
  14. 14. Conversations for knowledge sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephanridgway/
  15. 15. Conversational tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa_goddard/
  16. 16. Microblogging http://www.yammer.com/
  17. 17. Networking, awareness, chat http://www.facebook.com/smcmelb
  18. 18. http://ozcollab.com/
  19. 19. Facing complexity http://www.flickr.com/photos/odreiuqzide/
  20. 20. <ul><li>Let’s talk about it… </li></ul>@kdelarue 0418 51 7676 [email_address] http://acknowledgeconsulting.com/

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