Reflective Teacher includes some ideas from nb on what makes for a good professional environment. The first four on the list are:
1. A willingness to listen,You can see where Reflective Teacher saw a connection to blogging, can't you?
2. The confidence to admit one's own weaknesses and gaps in knowledge,
3. A willingness to share your ideas and understandings
4. Having confidence in the other member(s) to question and think critically about what you have to offer,
Anyway, I am going to be reading both these blogs for some time to come because I think they have a lot to offer. Why don't you check them out?