Monthly Archives: April 2021

Learning Fragments #1

#Fragments: not complete work, but working thoughts. You cannot control what someone thinks, but you can create space for them to think. But ‘thinking’ is not as free as we may think: we are constrained by the invisible walls of … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Community Building

This sketch may be rather overcome with colours, but partly that is to reflect the vibrant landscape of our own Communities: it indicates some of the key aspects to consider, when consider Community. The ideas here are built of of … Continue reading

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Message [Not] Received

As part of my current work around Culture, i find myself revisiting some of my earliest work around Storytelling, seeking to understand how the Dominant Narratives of our cultures are formed, and shared between us, and why it is sometimes … Continue reading

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Culture: An Iron Grip

I tend towards a simple view of culture: it’s the ways we are towards each other, every day, aggregated up to an Organisational level. And at some level i believe that to be true. But at another level, i know … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud – The Learning Organisation [Pt 2]

Recently i shared the earliest iteration of a new body of work around ‘The Learning Organisation’. It centred around five aspects of the Learning Organisation [‘Evidence Informed’, ‘Reflective and Measured’, ‘Capability Building’, ‘Adaptive and Evolutionary’, ‘Framed and Looped’], surrounded by … Continue reading

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Systems Build Statues

There are rewards, within many Organisational systems, for building Statues: monumental and megalithic structures. Procuring new systems, creating new products or services, or stripping out cost and complexity. But there are relatively fewer rewards for self reflection after the event: … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud – The Learning Organisation

I recently shared several iterations of my core work around ‘learning’: this forms the next stage of that project, starting to consider core capabilities and structure of the Learning Organisation. I should stress that this is very early stage and … Continue reading

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Future of Work – Battle Lines

We live in interesting times: there is a great deal of primary narrative about ‘the future of work’, with an increasing number of Organisations wading into one side of the battle or the other. Is home working the ‘aberration’ that … Continue reading

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