Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

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

San Francisco: Co-Existence in Culture

Few cities have more layers than San Francisco, it’s Victorian houses baked onto the hillsides, streetcars hauling up inclines and everywhere the coffee shops and bistros. It’s a city in change, a city in flux: both old and new, layered … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Foundations of Change

I’m coming to the end of my initial work to define the full Change Curve framework. It outlines three manifestations of organisational change: ‘Resistant‘ organisations, who oppose and deny change, ‘Constrained‘ ones, who seek it but fail to achieve it, … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Rebellion

I found this chair in a shoe shop, of all places: incitement to rebel, a challenge to live a little. It’s an interesting things rebellion: a force for change, an upsetting of the apple cart. Highly contextual: lead the rebellion … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Hinterland

I don’t know if it’s called ‘fly tipping’ here, but it was noticeable that, under the concrete flyways, between the monumental arches, at the dead end of endless tracks, the rubbish was piled high. Ironic really that the yard next … Continue reading

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Sharing from the new book: Change in the Social Age

I’m back to writing on the new book, with it’s provisional title ‘Organisational Change in the Social Age’. As is my habit, i’m #WorkingOutLoud and sharing some extracts as i write, in place of trying to write separately for the … Continue reading

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A Formal Request to Change

A Social model of organisational change is one that combines both formal and social elements: the formal being the organisational view and the social that of the community. It’s in the interplay between formal and social spaces that engagement occurs: … Continue reading

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Reflections on DevLearn Day 3: Game Dynamics and Trust

I presented my session on Game Dynamics this morning: really an exploration of the underlying ways that games work and how it relates to some of the wider work around learning in the Social Age. The framework i’m using to … Continue reading

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