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If history could be folded, where would you put the crease?

Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 27 May 2016

 


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If history could be folded, where would you put the crease?
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Knowledge LetterAppears in the Gurteen Knowledge Letter issue: 191
Posted DateFriday 27 May 2016 16:06 GDT
Posted ByDavid Gurteen
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I walked past Southwark Tube Station during the week and could not miss this work of art - a huge eye level bill board that said:

"If history could be folded, where would you put the crease?"

What an amazing question! Where would you put the crease? Would you crease it vertically, horizontally or diagonally? Are there other ways of creasing it?

When designing my Knowledge Cafés, I often wonder what it is that makes a really good provocative question and I am trying to write something on the subject but I feel there is a "secret sauce" that I have yet to discern.

But this question, seems to hold out a clue. Is it something to do with metaphor?



If you are interested in Knowledge Management, the Knowledge Café Knowledge Café or the role of conversation in organizational life then you my be interested in this online book I am writing on Conversational Leadership
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