Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Socially Dynamic Organisation [‘Domain to Dynamic’ Pt 7]

This is the last in a series of articles that explore the context, and shape, of a new type of Organisation, one that is adapted to the reality of the Social Age. I call this a Socially Dynamic Organisation, and … Continue reading

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The Community Builder Action Cards: Prototype #1

The first prototypes of the Community Builder Action cards are ready. This is just a fun idea, based in pragmatic action: a deck of cards that can be played in small teams to prompt conversations, reflection, and action. I will … Continue reading

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The Dog Eats Strange Things

I ran a session with a group a couple of weeks ago, looking at practical aspects of modern learning design, and discussing how we drive change in practice throughout our Organisations. When we discussed the forces that can block change, … Continue reading

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Domain to Dynamic: The Tension We Need

In a short series of posts, i’ve been exploring the evolution of Organisational Design, to take us from a Domain based strength, to a more Socially Dynamic one. In this, the sixth post, i introduce the notion of Dynamic Tension, … Continue reading

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A Politics of Reconnection?

Our democracies are always imperfect, split between structures that enable the application of power over others, and the structures that prevent that application being limitless. Some of those structures are fallible: the redrawing of constituent boundaries, the pork barrelling of … Continue reading

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Blast Off: ‘To the Moon and Back’ – Launching Today

My new book is published today: ‘To the Moon and Back: Leadership Reflections from Apollo’ takes us on a journey through eight stories about the Apollo programme. It explores how we set foot on the moon, then gave it all … Continue reading

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The Hyperbole Filter: a #WorkingOutLoud post

I delivered the final part of the Learning Science module today, by introducing the notion of the hyperbole filter, and why we each need to construct one for ourselves. A Hyperbole Filter is a conceptual device, but it’s one of … Continue reading

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