Monthly Archives: July 2020

‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation’: Domains, Hierarchy, and Investment

The first chapter of my new book on the Socially Dynamic Organisation considers the origins of our existing Organisational Design, and the ways that ‘domains’ were established. These Domains have gone on to influence everything else: the ways that power … Continue reading

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Free eBook – ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’

My new book launches today. ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’ is the sixth in my series of Social Age Guidebooks, and is available as a free eBook, or from mid August will be on Amazon … Continue reading

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Transitions: Industrial Restructure to Latent Potential

There are many ways to read the current context and efforts of Organisations, but one way is this: that they are concluding the first phase of the Pandemic with a burst of industrial restructuring, and hope to emerge into the … Continue reading

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Courage to Change

Even within broadly permissive systems, there is a price of action: to be the one who deviates from an established norm, who challenges dogma or comfort, who seeks to build a movement. Almost every aspect of our Organisations are geared … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Learning Designer as Architect

I’m half way through facilitating a two day workshop on Social Learning design: these types of day are pretty full on, so writing at the end of the day is daunting. As part of #WorkingOutLoud, i just wanted to share … Continue reading

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Leadership: A Matter of Belief?

I have been working on a new research project that explores the role, and evolution of, ‘belief’ in the context of Leadership in the Social Age. The premise is simple: we have parallel modes of engagement, the first being contractual, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on a Social Learning Design Workshop

In two weeks time i am facilitating a two day Virtual Workshop around Social Learning Design: i will be sharing my thoughts as i pull the session together as part of #WorkingOutLoud. The session is for a small group (8 … Continue reading

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Belief: Exploring the Landmarks of the Social Age

This is an extract from a chapter i am working on for the ‘Social Age Guidebook’: it concerns the evolution of belief, both in terms of expression, and investment. It’s imperfect work, shared as part of #WorkingOutLoud. Our second Social … Continue reading

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One Voice

One voice can shout loudly, or can embolden others. One voice can craft a story, or enable others to craft theirs. One voice can dominate, or use it’s power to create space for others. Social Leadership is not about owning … Continue reading

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Space and Power

Around the world, spaces lie empty: University and Organisational campuses, Head Offices, Industrial Parks and Innovation Spaces. Their populations have not disappeared, but rather dispersed: home working, connected by technology, remote, but not apart. But not together in the same … Continue reading

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