Meaningful work

Facts and Dreams of the Future

The human race, without its opposable thumb, would not have evolved. With only four fingers, the hand is not confident. Economists and political decision-makers sometimes forget this and, in using “measurement” to determine advice, delude themselves that their proposals are whole and effective and are not a chimera. Politicians innately understand this, yet find it …

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Map of Meaning Masterclass: Brisbane, 12th and 13th October, 2013

K McGovern & Associates is co-hosting with Chris Henderson Coaching a masterclass on the “Map of Meaning” (TM) in Brisbane on 12th and 13th October, 2013. The Map is a subtle but profound tool for bringing balance and calm to a life that, without it, can be chaotic and hurtful. Centred on what inspires us …

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Understand it or destroy it – the importance of meaningful work

The Map of Meaning is not so much a tool to use, as a complete framework through which to think and make sense of complex situations. You may be familiar with Karl Weick’s work on sensemaking, for example “Organizing and the Process of Sensemaking“.  The Map helps us make sense of personal, team, organizational and …

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