Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

A learning and development professional specialising in e-learning and learning technology.

Change Curve: The Dynamic Change Model [Part 1]

I’ve been exploring the Change Curve, a framework for understanding organisational change and what we can do to ease the process. It characterises three states: ‘Resistant‘ organisations, who reject change and deploy antibodies to kill it, ‘Constrained‘ organisations, who are … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Co-Creating and Co-Owning Change Stories

I’m writing a series of #WorkingOutLoud articles as i piece together the Change Curve framework for Dynamic organisational change in the Social Age. It’s a model whereby we identify where an organisation sits on the change curve, we consider the … Continue reading

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Change Curve: The Control Effect [Part 2] – chocks away!

Within the Constrained organisation, there are multiple change conversations taking place, but each is somehow isolated: it’s energy is constrained. It’s rather like an aircraft on the runway, with the chocks still in place: it doesn’t matter how powerful the … Continue reading

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Change Curve: The Control Effect [Part 1]

The Change Curve describes three manifestations of organisational change: ‘Resisted‘, where the organisation deploys antibodies to kill change conversations, ‘Constrained‘, where the organisation is aware of and wants to change, but is ultimately unable to relinquish control, and ‘Dynamic‘, where … Continue reading

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Humility in Leadership

It strikes me that those things which used to be peripheral can become central: those things which used to be soft can become hard. There used to be words like ‘competition‘, ‘performance‘ and ‘leadership‘, which were testosterone laden and associated … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Engagement in the Social Age

The Social Age is a time of constant change: evolving technology, the new nature of work, the rise of social communities and the democratisation of creativity being just some of the most visible facets. The old social contract is broken: … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Generating or Losing Momentum in Change

I’m expanding on the Change Curve framework at the moment. So far i’ve introduced the framework, explored 16 Resisters of Change and 16 Amplifiers, as well as looking at the Antibody Effect in Detail. Today, i’m pausing to look at … Continue reading

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