Category Archives: Change

Afraid of the Dark? The Perilous Grey Space

There’s the light of the engaged: people who are committed into the organisation, driving it forward, valued and valuable. Then there’s the dark side: people who are uncommitted, detract from success, pulling us down. In this polarised view, It’s easy … Continue reading

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Change: Friction In The System

I’ve been working around organisational change this week, exploring the space between ‘good’ and ‘excellent’. The premise is this: it’s reasonably easy to get an organisation from ‘bad’ to ‘good’. Implementing specific actions, sharing understanding, targeting learning, leading well. It’s … Continue reading

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Why tech savvy millennials are precisely not your problem. #IITSEC Reflections 2015

Amongst the strangest things said to me at the conference this week was “evidence shows that all these kids talking into their phone have degraded social skills, they’re unable to function in normal society“. Which is odd, because i see … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change Framework: Birth of the Book

I’ve come to the end of the primary writing i’ve been doing around Organisational Change, which is sitting under the provisional title of ‘Organisational Change in the Social Age’. Not the most glamorous title, but it’s first draft and i’m … Continue reading

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Laying The Foundations For Change

This is another #WorkingOutLoud post as i complete the final text for the new book. Today, expanding around yesterday’s work on the Foundations for Dynamic Change. Resistant organisations are ones that actively deny change: they identify change conversations and disempower … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Foundations

I’m just #WorkingOutLoud as i write what may be the final first draft section of the new book on Organisational Change in the Social Age. The Dynamic Change framework takes an organisation from ‘Resistant‘ to change, through ‘Constrained‘, and onto … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change: Creating Agency

I’m continuing to #WorkOutLoud on the new book today: it explores how organisations plan for and enact change in the Social Age. It’s based around three manifestations of change: ‘Resistant’ organisations, which deploy antibodies to kill change, ‘Constrained’ ones, who … Continue reading

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