You don’t have pictures of people you work with at home?

I was listening to the American Public Media program Marketplace when a commentary came on by someone that does not keep her personal photos at work or photos of people she works with at home. Yep, you gotta keep that strict separation of church and state. Apparently some large unnamed company in Britain has banned … Continue reading You don’t have pictures of people you work with at home?

What Clowning Teaches about Rapport

A clown is a poet that is also an orangutan - Attributed to various people. One key to a good ethnographic interview is the ability to gain rapport with the person you are talking to. Rapport can be a mysterious thing, you are a stranger talking to another stranger asking questions and often taking a … Continue reading What Clowning Teaches about Rapport