30 Oct Wise Words and Bad Analogies
In the knowledge management field there are often interesting philosophical discussions on the connection between knowledge and wisdom. Most of these are ultimately fruitless but it’s helpful to constantly re-evaluate exactly what we mean when we use the term knowledge. That’s why I thought this latest Dilbert cartoon from Scott Adams was brilliant, and sort of neatly ties together a comment on wisdom with the art of storytelling (something that is also big in KM circles). What’s your favourite overused analogy?