My website automatically posted the following quotation on LinkedIn via Twitter recently
"David Gurteen There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. Michel de Montaigne http://bit.ly/ctwrQf via Twitter"
To which Stephen Goodwin commented:
"Not so sure about that ... conversations that constantly air disagreement may be worse."
And I replied:
"They may not be effective, even destructive but never boring LOL.
I think much depends on the style of conversation. Intellectual debate and dialogue are effective. Argument, when it gets emotional and personal is not."
I think some issues do need constant airing through both dialogue and debate. KM is one of them!
Its also why KM is never boring - there is still so little agreement after so long. To me that is not a bad thing.
Although all the claptrap about KM being dead I do find a little tedious.
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