Archive for January, 2012

Capture the essence

Whether you’re gathering stories about your family, community or business, what matters most is capturing the essence of the story, capturing the core of it with as much clarity that you can. Anything more than that is just a bonus, really. Zahmoo provides a safe place to capture, keep and comment on your stories and […]

January 25th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Zahmoo in action-learning

How do we learn in action? How do we improve the effectiveness of what we do – particularly when working together with others? (This theme is perhaps most for businesses and action-based communities, though it can be useful for family-storytelling too.) One proven strategy is to set up what’s known as a ‘learning-loop’. In practice, […]

January 18th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Zahmoo for writers

If you’re a writer, a journalist, a scriptwriter or novelist, no doubt you’ll find yourself collecting many of what Gerry Weinberg describes as ‘fieldstones‘. These are small fragments of story or dialogue that seemingly arrive at random – from our imagination, perhaps, or from snippets of real-life conversation overheard in passing. Often at first they […]

January 14th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Reflection and story

It’s January, the month named for Janus, a Roman god with two faces: one facing towards the future, one still facing the past. Reflecting on stories, in many different senses… What do you hope for in the future that is this coming year? What can you learn in reflecting on the year that’s just passed?┬áThis […]

January 4th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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