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Building a business case for COPE (part four): other organisations taking a reimagination approach

Last month I posted about the proof of concept I’ve been asked to develop to demonstrate the potential for re-using content from our research reports in other products. 2,142 more words

Content Strategy

Agility Profile Certification Training for Coaching, Training, Consultancy

As a trainer, a coach or a consultant, you probably already use many tools, concepts, approaches, so, why another one? While the answer seems obvious to people working in the “agile” environment, it maybe requires some explanations for those who just heard about this strange thing. 653 more words


Innovation in the UN Context

Innovation is a theme that flows through my work with UN entities.  And, given that thinking out of the box is perhaps not yet the norm in this large bureaucracy, I’ve learned a lot about competencies needed for a team or department to encourage new thinking and new ways of working that increase effectiveness. 1,067 more words

Whole-System Social Innovation

It's Official: First Agility Trial, Here We Come!

At the beginning of the year, I made one simple goal for Wynston and I.  To compete in an agility trial and win a blue ribbon.   282 more words

Active Dogs

A New Scientific Study: Canine Jumping

There is a new scientific study re: Canine Jumping.  The last sentence in the Abstract below, regarding obstacle spacing, is of particular interest to me because it makes sense that obstacle spacing, relative to a dog’s size, will have an enormous impact on a dog’s jumping style, which in turn will affect how much wear and tear repetitive, agility-style jumping will have on a dog’s body.  307 more words


Buying A Tunnel

This “Buying & Making” post will be a bit different because it will really just be buying.. and buying it cheaper. Of course you can make your own tunnel out of rings and cloth, but that would require so much work that I think most people would just rather spend the money on an actual agility tunnel. 323 more words