Monthly Archives: January 2010

I first met Bill Keens at an international arts conference in Scotland years ago when I was starting out in the consulting field. When I asked him what he was doing there, he said he was facilitating some small group … Continue reading

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I’m thrilled to announce that Bill Keens’ new book, “Herding Cats and Cougars – How to Survive the Meeting You Are Running While Mastering the Art of Facilitation,” is now available. At our request, Bill has prepared a special preview version especially … Continue reading

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Show me a system in decline and I’ll show you another ready to celebrate its demise, however gamely the former hangs in there.  I’m not speaking of mining or offshore drilling or other gentle pastimes, but of the rough-and-tumble world … Continue reading

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Fred Starr is one of those rare Renaissance men who is a profound thinker on many topics, an active musician, and a man of the world.  Formerly President of Oberlin College and of the Aspen Institute, he gave one of … Continue reading

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A few months ago on a speaking trip to Australia, I had the pleasure of meeting with Nick Herd, Director, Research and Strategic Analysis for the Australia Council for the Arts, and several of his colleagues in Sydney.  Among the … Continue reading

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