Monthly Archives: November 2015

The 3 Levels of Narrative: Personal Narrative

When looking at how we can use stories in Organisations, we can consider three separate levels of narrative: in this article, i’m going to expand on the model i introduced the other day, which introduced those layers. The first level … Continue reading

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Those Days

It’s one of those days when i’m too tired to write, but too stubborn not to. A day when i let circumstance dictate activity, and, hence, find myself writing at the end of the day instead of the start. On … Continue reading

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The 3 Levels of Narrative

Across the writing on the Social Age, i talk about levels of narrative: personal, co-created and organisational, so i felt it was about time to capture and define them properly. The ways we use stories are many and varied, but … Continue reading

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Are You Adapted?

The challenges of the Social Age require not targeted solutions, but rather holistic change: change in mindset, changes in technology, changes to how we work, new models of leadership, an evolution of learning, a permission to innovate, a relinquishing of … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change Framework: Birth of the Book

I’ve come to the end of the primary writing i’ve been doing around Organisational Change, which is sitting under the provisional title of ‘Organisational Change in the Social Age’. Not the most glamorous title, but it’s first draft and i’m … Continue reading

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Eating the Elephant

“The good thing“, he said, “is that your room is really nice“. The bad thing? ‘It’s on the ninth floor and the lift is broken“. And so i find myself climbing, bag in hand, up the stairs. One after the … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Lighthouses

The flickering beam of light in the darkness would have been the cause of celebration for many a sailor: a lighthouse, projecting it’s location many miles out to sea, carrying both direction and hope. Lighthouses are tall, strongly built to … Continue reading

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