David Yetman’s Knowledge Broker Story: Laughter-the secret ingredient in being a change agent

David Yetman has contributed a story to the Knowledge Broker Story Series.  I love the part where he tries to describe what he does to his mother.  This has been an issue most of my life.  My mother just wants me to be happy (my mother-in-law suspects I may have mob connections). David brings a …

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David Phipps’ Knowledge Broker Story: How to go from broke to broker in 17 short years

David has contributed his personal story of how he became a knowledge broker. I think that the concept of empathy that he brings up is an important and under explored concept that may be part of a larger discussion we might want to have.  This reminds me that in classic Greek education we studied logos, …

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Incentives

http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/4638/2/incentive-and-reward-key-to-good-knowledge-transfer- I know a number of you are interested in incentives and infrastructure supporting KTE.  There is a new study out of the UK that may be of some use in creating your own institutional arguments/arrangements.

Brainstorm of KTE/KMb opportunities for Fall 2009/Winter & Spring 2010

Hello Community, Pardon the late notice but I just thought of this in reaction to Scott’s message. Before breaking for a summer holiday, I have decided to briefly visit Toronto for meetings on Monday, July 6 and Tuesday,  July 7.  I am staying at the Sheraton Hotel downtown and would be interested in meeting for …

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