"Has this happened to you? In the presence of compatible people, pursuing a worthwhile agenda in live energetic conversation, you can think and say amazingly complex and intelligent things ...
... with surprising ease. You may come really close to admitting, "hey, I didn't know that I knew that." Yet, you did know, even if you made it up as you were speaking.
Such is the power of the convo, amplified by reflecting concepts off other intelligences and thus co-creating new realities. I mean, it used to work around the campfire, it worked on town square, it worked in an office, and it works with virtual connections.
Such authentic aha moments happen in an open space of trust and mutual transparency. Aha flows more easily if there are only participants, no observers, and if there are no recording devices."
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Wave Riders have been with us always, usually unnoticed, or if noticed then treated as a curious exception to the rule. And indeed it often seemed that they were playing by very different rules. There was doubtless a time when we could afford to smile sympathetically at the behavior of the Wave Riders in our midst. When good things happened (the difficult was handled with dispatch, and the impossible achieved with a little more time), we could scratch our heads and wonder at the fabulous run of luck which the Wave Rider obviously enjoyed. It would never occur to us that there might actually be a method in their madness. In fact such thoughts could not occur to us if only because virtually all of our training and experience told us otherwise. Wave Riders were clearly the exception, and we all knew the proper way to do business, what ever that business might be. The critical point was to seize and maintain control in the manner of the Great Man Leader. Only then could good and useful things happen. Or so many of us thought.
The times have changed. The anomalous behavior of the Wave Rider holds a critical clue to new ways of surviving, and indeed thriving, in our chaotic world, enabling all of us to achieve levels of excellence and high performance previously unknown."
Leadership for High Performance in a Self-Organizing World
by Harrison Owen
with fantastic pics from the days of old.
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