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Elmi Bester @elmibester South Africa

Networker, Knowledge Worker, Conversationalist, KM professional with a bursty lifestyle

1,005 Following   809 Followers   6,004 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/2/07


You are invited to our next webinar - DECISION-MAKING IN CRISIS How will a deeper understanding of cognition influ… https://t.co/G2LFTWqum3
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5/27
2020
Important point here via @AndyTBrogan What if instead of asking, “What are the innovations?” we should be asking,… https://t.co/VMVORUe8WE
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5/23
2020
@orgnet Very curious what the effect in the Southern Hemisphere will be, and also for other diseases like tuberculosis.We do not understand this virus. Therefore there are no simple answers. We have to keep testing, experimenting, & s… https://t.co/6gAp3CApkW
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5/22
2020
Thinking about communities and boundary conditions. Explicit and clear boundaries increase the strength of the comm… https://t.co/cfjfx1Q63J
Retweeted by Elmi BesterRT @GabQuirogaG: history of pandemics (visual, infographic) https://t.co/5ELCxTcvZi
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5/18
2020
You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. James Clear https://t.co/hMjgEeXjTA
Retweeted by Elmi Bester#SystemsChange Is more than policy adjustments. Is more than structural. Is all the way inside the everyday, every… https://t.co/8hzuWrp5Zw
Retweeted by Elmi Bester'You aren't allowed to sell T-shirts, flip-flops?' Trevor Manuel slams 'irrationality' of lockdown regulations. https://t.co/dn1jekO0ZO
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5/14
2020
There has been a lot of talk of "emergence" & all that is emerging (emergency is emergent).But my question is this:… https://t.co/artpDSPUSY
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5/13
2020
In very much the same way as the coronavirus has entered human bodies and amplified existing illnesses, it has ente… https://t.co/J9Hr6NrMAI
Retweeted by Elmi BesterHow can we best take strategic action when the world is constantly changing around us? How do we move from disorder… https://t.co/79RQzCgeia
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5/12
2020
Most of us would not recognize new normal if it bit us on the nose. Oh wait..maybe that just happened. New normal i… https://t.co/raNWZ4gTSq
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5/8
2020
Find out more about our new #Sensemaker offerings: Amongst others: StoriesThatMatter, FutureScan and a Learning j… https://t.co/5lHD1bBuB3
Retweeted by Elmi BesterBegan my participation in @snowded's / @CognitiveEdge's #MyResilience Journalling Exploration today, via the App Se… https://t.co/5MG0OcHIb6
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5/6
2020
This was a fantastic panel discussion when last met. Looking forward to the next instalment. https://t.co/u0AJfYCyPb
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5/4
2020
Olievenhoutbosch residents gathered in numbers to collect food parcels. #Covid19SA #Lockdownlevel4 @TheCitizen_News https://t.co/1JnuoG6hla
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5/2
2020
First event was packed with insights. Highly recommend. https://t.co/btgPSM3DM4
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5/1
2020
Yet another rich opportunity to learn from some of the foremost thinkers in complexity, such a privilege to have th… https://t.co/qFaNX1tbMi
4/30
2020
If trillions are being pumped into the economy, it is a good time to create work in places where it is needed. Not… https://t.co/BCcBTAzdem
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4/27
2020
Creating Rapid Learning Environments Sharing experiences with @tobyjlowe next week. How to: - Gather learning, - E… https://t.co/n0dxMZjvdv
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4/23
2020
Distributed Work? — Work smarter: Find safe spaces (communities) Connect to diverse knowledge networks, Establish p… https://t.co/0IJyb9m0eG
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4/21
2020
#Lockdown perks for #Africanpenguins in Simon’s Town while #penguinrangers keep a watchful eye. #endangeredspecieshttps://t.co/Cj3m9dyJk1
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4/18
2020
Children use fantasy not to get out of, but to get into, the real world. ~John Holt, How Children Learn #quote
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4/17
2020
Looking forward to the second session - so many practitioner insights from the field. Like this one - what we are u… https://t.co/tUcy76CuUP
4/16
2020
Don’t miss this opportunity to continue the conversation - #Complexity, Chaos & #COVID19. @sonjabl & experienced p… https://t.co/KVex1gpzf7
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4/15
2020
Please add your voice and perspective to this initiative! What do you think #Postcovid19 #beyondcovid19 will be? https://t.co/i40YdjwXWj
4/11
2020
I've updated this collection in Wakelet - #Complexity, #Cynefin, #SenseMaker & #COVID19 https://t.co/Tu9WLFCRuD New… https://t.co/leZYwBsO0tMany described this webinar as the different voice we need and will make the difference! #sensemakinghttps://t.co/bTO3BCHzU3If you missed our webinar with @snowden, @AliciaJuarerro, Ann Pendleton-Julian & @ValdisKrebs, find the recording &… https://t.co/e3IJHGrxAA
Retweeted by Elmi BesterAnother one not to miss! https://t.co/W20nU2uTXS
4/9
2020
This is quite amazing. Check out the amount of planes currently flying in different countries...wait for it... https://t.co/DNkbwFbRaY
Retweeted by Elmi BesterNow to grasp entanglement better - one of the patterns from webinars with @snowded & @sonjabl https://t.co/VRQn4MRAFD
4/6
2020
While in lockdown... What is coming unlocked?
Retweeted by Elmi Bester"Alignment is not a good thing in complex systems. Coherence is" - enjoying this podcast with @sonjablignaut about… https://t.co/0Dcp5ZPh5iCheck this out on Wakelet - Complexity, Cynefin, SenseMaker & COVID-19 https://t.co/Tu9WLFCRuD via @wakelet
4/3
2020
One of the better webinars to get the brain juices flowing - unlike the gazillions of others that just raise anxiet… https://t.co/e0cXLpdiTa
Retweeted by Elmi BesterNotes written at pace on session by @CognitiveEdge on complexity & chaos with #COVID19 including @sonjabl @snowdedhttps://t.co/HomSe9eNve
Retweeted by Elmi BesterIntroducing our Virtual #SenseMaker® Quickstart! Sign-up before 20 April to benefit from our special introductory o… https://t.co/UQasOxyxvg
Retweeted by Elmi BesterHow do we see to understand differently - Ann Pendleton-JullianI like the idea to give small part of budget to the trouble maker/maverick who thinks differently, those who are re… https://t.co/j3GcnthotG
Retweeted by Elmi BesterAttending a webinar by @CognitiveEdge and already 15 mins in something interesting popped out :) Social distancing… https://t.co/G8FdAGk2Tp
Retweeted by Elmi Besterhttps://t.co/UcBAPuC59D1/6 I am seeing that there is no singular approach to responding to this pandemic.The response needs to meet the co… https://t.co/DEHrM80eru
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4/2
2020
Complexity, Chaos & COVID-19 https://t.co/TN3f5ybRob
Retweeted by Elmi BesterA paragraph in a history book, a story of human experience & emotion https://t.co/Cz9Lp36bwhDon't miss this unique webinar with 4 of the foremost thinkers in complexity! https://t.co/1KMmYwD30o
3/31
2020
A paragraph in a history book, a story of human experience & emotion https://t.co/Cz9Lp36bwh
3/28
2020
A learning organization (in Resilience Engineering terms) is one in which the organization is (continuously?) disco… https://t.co/DhMeDEHGue
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3/26
2020
A leader must first act to establish order, then sense where stability is present and where it is absent, and then… https://t.co/olDxpyNPMW
Retweeted by Elmi BesterWhatever you do, don't do this! - https://t.co/zIcTc7jq9M
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3/20
2020
The distinction between communication, coordination and collaboration are useful and matter. https://t.co/IL13Fh7hzV
Retweeted by Elmi BesterJoitske Hulsebosch: "If what you are working on is not worth sharing, why are you working on it?" (via @choconancy) http://t.co/6Dji8Y6GFM
Retweeted by Elmi BesterA lot of imagination & swift systemic thinking is needed now.The issue isn't just the virus -it's the virus landing… https://t.co/u5jKsmb2SC
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3/17
2020
I laughed a little to hard at this. #anxiety https://t.co/cDgLylStql
Retweeted by Elmi Bester"Our communities, our slack groups, our networks are what we make of them, they are what we allow them to be" Accid… https://t.co/MiyI0LYj1HTake a stand! Tell bullies to get lost! https://t.co/z84Hgfqki2
Retweeted by Elmi Bester“The common problem at the start of any engagement is the lack of appreciation that change is a change in management thinking." John Seddon
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3/16
2020
How Picasso Dealt With Crisis - https://t.co/r1fmEAVVnJ
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3/15
2020
@CityTshwane Thank you power back on. Hope our load shedding schedule we will be adjusted as well. @CityTshwane monument park and other areas without power since 2am. 7 hrs and no information yet on what the issue… https://t.co/Y6nfuv9TX3
3/14
2020
There is a big difference between planning & being ready. When it comes to responding to rapid systemic change ther… https://t.co/nJbvQjd6xa
Retweeted by Elmi Bester“We are perfectly organised for a context that is fast disappearing.”@sonjabl more true today even. So now our job is to co create new ways.
Retweeted by Elmi Bester“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” - W.B. Yeats Creativity is… https://t.co/ek2JsVEA0N
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3/13
2020
South African universities have a sense of deja vu as universities worldwide pivot to online learning in response t… https://t.co/GDAEWwe9yt
Retweeted by Elmi Bester"The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function." - Al Bartlett https://t.co/lWn9bfi4ev
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3/12
2020
Always good to read again! Learning informally and socially means connecting our individual work with our teams, co… https://t.co/6YqVvWe0uT
3/11
2020
Reading twitter during a pandemic is an excellent course in being aware of your biases and filters. Does that info… https://t.co/nKS0qLkrm8
Retweeted by Elmi Bester1/ I may be repeating myself, but I want to fight this sense of security that I see outside of the epicenters, as i… https://t.co/0bneqfjfSD
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3/10
2020
@NoraBateson Is it possible that we can be present & hold awareness for the totality of what IS now, without an att… https://t.co/s4hrLHDJNY
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3/7
2020
W/ all good intentions & to all of those folks who talk about #remotework, do yourself a favour & start talking abo… https://t.co/2GqktW186B
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3/6
2020
@marcusguest It changed my sense in a wink from presenting as an associate member/insider on the edge, to present a… https://t.co/yH02ybk4Kh @ananeves Thanks so much for this Ana - I need to hear this as a reminder... and reframing my experience from disillusionment to opportunityIf you live with T1D, please share your story as part of the first SenseMaker® study on living with type 1… https://t.co/p54TJ8C8wp
Retweeted by Elmi BesterSenseMaker® presentation at Reimagining Leadership 2030 Introduction — @bethansmith93 Malmo case study — Tom Rood… https://t.co/fZZzskTfBp
Retweeted by Elmi BesterI'm still processing experience at KM Conference and the audience don't have a clue when asking what is their focus… https://t.co/cJyPMwAKJe
3/5
2020
At #SocialNow 2020 @achimbrueck, Brian Steenson & Monica Danese-Perrin will offer experienced-based guidance to hel… https://t.co/FI3vaGWz4h
Retweeted by Elmi BesterContinue to learn about Cynefin, and how it helps us to make sense so that we can act https://t.co/PZvX9bJtd6
3/4
2020
@SUGSA @UXcommunityZA There's a Cynefin Foundations course happening in March which I'm going on - and @joPerold to… https://t.co/GOY9iO3h7U
Retweeted by Elmi BesterFeel the fear but do it anyway! #elevateyourlifestyle https://t.co/ig6g8P1iZA
Retweeted by Elmi BesterIt's very rare a company has gone out of business because they didn't have enough ideas #agile42 @cliffhazellhttps://t.co/wO3ORsRkwP
Retweeted by Elmi BesterToo often we talk about where we want to go and don't know well enough where we are #agile42 @cliffhazell @agile42 #continuouslearning
Retweeted by Elmi Bester🔷 JOHN STEINBECK Born on this day, in 1902 "Perhaps the best conversationalist in the world is the man who helps… https://t.co/0HbY6LAi9z
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2/28
2020
Purpose, networks, governance, ownership, finance - the five necessary business dimensions by @KateRaworth, ambassador of @WEAll_Alliance
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2/27
2020
You don’t want to miss this Cynefin Retreat in Athens, Greece. This retreat completes our series on decision-making… https://t.co/JWKIzivBED
Retweeted by Elmi Bester @Scumezza @KMSAAssociation Alas not :( "Please note that online booking has now closed for this event."
2/26
2020
When I was younger and told to network it seemed so transactional. I hated it. Networking by collecting business ca… https://t.co/N2cCqmWsmO
Retweeted by Elmi BesterKMSA Society will be hosting its 4th Annual Convention from 11- 13 August 2020 at Johannesburg Country Club, Woodme… https://t.co/K1JPDyNfk0
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2/25
2020
If you enjoyed this post https://t.co/HT4gHV5qOw on the 3 habits of mind we must cultivate to navigate complexity,… https://t.co/m6Y9pPMURI
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2/18
2020
KMSA Society will be hosting its 4th Annual Convention from 11- 13 August 2020 at Johannesburg Country Club, Woodme… https://t.co/8TaRb7hqhU
Retweeted by Elmi BesterFor anyone in or around South Africa this is a real opportunity and will qualify you for advanced courses later.… https://t.co/kJ36SWclfA
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2/17
2020
We are running some CSM’s in Centurion this year to give those peeps in PTA and centurion a better traffic experien… https://t.co/NSb5cVNh9X
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2/14
2020
From the Edge Newsletter - https://t.co/aub65Lpjys We have been hard at work scheduling new learning opportunities… https://t.co/NTKgJ81GLq
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2/13
2020
KMSA Society will be hosting its 4th Annual Convention from 11- 13 August 2020 at Johannesburg Country Club, Woodme… https://t.co/I6wtqcxGMt
Retweeted by Elmi Bester @carinavr @KarenNortje Congrats Karen!
2/12
2020
South Africa’s top 10 agriculture export products in 2019 Ranked by value: 1. Oranges 🍊 2. Grapes 🍇 3. Wine 🍷… https://t.co/LvxeZGdqjw
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2/10
2020
The Glenda Eoyang Workshop happening on 12 February 2020, in collaboration with More Beyond, promises to be an insi… https://t.co/8b7hJyLsV0
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2/7
2020
Call for Papers - @KMSAAssociation KMSA will be hosting its 4th Annual Convention from 11- 13 August 2020 at Johann… https://t.co/Y5LcTYJuRT
Retweeted by Elmi BesterCongratulations for making the 1st Public Service #KM conference happening... result of persistence and commitment… https://t.co/DnQ0kIrhqh“There are no cheap tickets to mastery." —Donella Meadows https://t.co/sMnaNKaPP2
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2/6
2020

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