Category Archives: Change

Leading the Expedition: Navigating Social Leadership

Next week i start a series of three linked Webinars for newly remote teams: these will be free, and i will run them for four successive weeks on different timezones. Yesterday i shared the first one, ‘Packing your Backpack’, which … Continue reading

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Reflective Journal #1 – Strategic View of the Pandemic

This post does not form part of my normal work – hence not the usual graphics – and i was unsure about writing it at all, but decided to share as part of #WorkingOutLoud. As we collectively struggle to make … 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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The Porcelain Organisation [Domain to Dynamic Pt 4]

This is the fourth in a series of articles exploring the evolution of Organisations, from ‘Domain’ to ‘Dynamic’. In the early pieces we explored the origin and evolution of Organisations, how they evolved from an Industrial Age heritage, and built … Continue reading

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Domain to Dynamic: A New Model of Organisational Design [Pt 3] – Codified Strength to Individual Agency

This is the third in a series of articles charting the evolution of Organisations ‘from Domain to Dynamic’. In the first piece i discussed the evolution of Organisations, and the way they built out Domains and Hierarchy, as mechanisms of … Continue reading

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Fracturing the Narrative

I’m not totally happy with this piece yet: it’s a bit clumsy, but sharing it as part of #WorkingOutLoud. It concerns a view of change that is centred not on a focus on future state, but on fracturing an existing … Continue reading

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To Carry the Weight

Change is to carry a heavy weight: we can theorise, conceptualise, plan and direct, but none of that activity breaks a sweat and forms a blister. To drive change comes at a cost, and someone will have to bear it. … Continue reading

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