Monthly Archives: October 2015

An introduction to Scaffolded Social Learning

I’m sharing this: it’s a short ‘Introduction to Social Learning’, intended as a foundation for people new to the subject. It’s a first iteration: see what you think and let me know if you have ideas! What is Social Learning? … Continue reading

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Change: To Own Or To Allocate?

Just #WorkingOutLoud today as i start on the second part of the model that will take us from Resistant to change to simply Constrained. Over the last few days i’ve explored how we can segment resistance into 16 different areas, … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Resistant Behaviours

I’ve been exploring the 16 Resistors of change in more details as we look at how to segment and overcome the inertia. Today i’m looking at four aspects of resistance that sit under the heading of ‘Behaviour’. These are ‘habit’, … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Cognition

As we work our way through the Change framework, i’m looking at the ways we overcome resistance. I’ve categorised the Resistors into four spaces: technology, communication, cognition and behaviour. For each, i’m sharing ways we can understand the resistance and … Continue reading

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Emergent Ritual

The meaning of things can fall into history, even when the artefact itself persists. Like why we shake hands. Or give three kisses on the cheek. Or bow. Rituals, embedded in our culture, but not in any sense natural behaviours. … Continue reading

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Leaves

Stomping through London yesterday in the rain: dodging pedestrians now complicated by the necessity of jumping puddles. I glance down to see the leaves underfoot, glazed to the wet pavement, coloured shadows against the grey stone. Autumn is turning, or … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Grounding your Authenticity

The Change model i’ve been exploring over the past few months outlines three manifestations of change within an organisation: they can be ‘Resistant‘ to it, ‘Constrained‘ by it, or become ‘Dynamic‘. To start the journey to Dynamic, we start by … Continue reading

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