10-year blog anniversary! One heraldic yearly post at at time


Would you believe it? 10 years (and a day) ago I drafted my very first post. It’s been a long and fascinating journey for me. And even though for personal reasons this year I’ve really let down my blogging, I intend to keep on blogging on Agile KM and AgileFacil(itation). Here’s my selection of one …

Moving on after nearly 6 years in Ethiopia, in 6 epitomising posts of the ‘habesha phase’


This Friday – 2 June 2017 – I will be leaving Ethiopia as a resident for good. I will still be working with ILRI but based in The Hague, the Netherlands. Personal matters have taken precedence over professional ones and we have to be back in Europe. It’s a pity in some way, but it’s …

Blogging on hold – until soon?


Dear all, This is just to inform you that this blog is currently not being updated for personal reasons that have nothing to do with blogging. As soon as possible I will resume my blogging practice. For now it’s a matter of… Hereby a recent overview of top posts on this blog: Great and poor …

Enjoy the year of the’fire rooster’ and let’s toast old habits!


This is a bit ahead of time since the Chinese new year doesn’t happen until February but hey I can’t resist to share the joy of soon entering the year or the fire rooster.   I’m delighted by it because firstly I’m French and the rooster -silly animal as it were- is our national totem …

The top 10 posts of 2016 on this blog


It’s that time of the year again. I’m going on leave right before Christmas and won’t (likely) resurface before January 2017. So as usual with my ‘point in time’ blog posts, here’s the top 10 blog posts, but this time with the special emphasis on looking back at the whole year. 2016 has been a …

A look at my top 10 posts so far in 2016, before a break


And on this solstice day we are hitting summer. And I’ll be on the road to holidays in a couple of earth rotations. As usual a good time to look back at the best performing posts on this blog so far in 2016 – acknowledging that I’ve taken an easy year, blogging-wise. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js I hope …

Two months of hatching eggs


hello everyone, I have been super busy of late, and mostly thinking about and focusing on the other leg of my work: agile facilitation (not that I have been blogging there either) as I’ve been trained to become a facilitator on group facilitation skills, and just delivered my first such training last week. These past two …

blogging holiday and TOP 10 posts


I’m going on leave for 2 weeks and will be back in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 6 November. Until then no activity to expect on this blog, as I’m enjoying total disconnection while on holiday, and total dedication to all the other pleasures in life, starting with family fun! Meanwhile, for the past 9 months …

Blog holiday and top posts in the past 5 months


Al final! Vacaciones! En España! Andalucia!  Andalucia, Spain (Credits: Benjamin Bay) Before I set off for two weeks most likely well disconnected from the marvellous online world of knowledge and learning for change, hereby an overview of the most popular posts on this blog since 1 January. It has been a really hectic period around …

Musings of the past week, and a blog experiment


Last week was very rich in conversations that relate to this blog as my organisation was holding its annual communication and knowledge management review and planning meeting. And on the back of that, lots of great free-floating conversations with colleagues and friends…   So I start this week with lots of ideas in mind to …