Category Archives: Culture

Domain to Dynamic: A New Model of Organisational Design [Pt 2] – Forces of the Social Age

Yesterday i started a new series exploring the need for a new model of Organisational Design: the move from the Domain Organisation, to the Socially Dynamic one. I introduced a definition of an Organisation as an entity of ‘collectivism’ to … Continue reading

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Prototyping the Culture Game #2

I recently shared an outline of The Culture Game, an experience that i developed to guide people through the experience of building a tribal structure, and pitting it up against other: an experience of how culture is held and battles … Continue reading

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The Story that Died

I am running a five day activity around storytelling: it will explore why some stories fly, but others just die. I’m doing this because Social Leaders need to be expert navigators around the Landscape of Stories. They will understand that … Continue reading

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The Strength of Social Leaders

I wanted to strip down this post to the essence of Social Leadership: building a movement, nurturing others, putting your shoulder to the cart. The Social Age takes us beyond the context of winning through knowledge, power, and noise alone: … Continue reading

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A Vision of Culture

‘Culture’ is a much used byword for ‘effect’: we talk about ‘learning cultures’, ‘toxic cultures’, ‘agile culture’, and so on, describing the culture by the effect that it demonstrates, or perhaps we could say by the behaviours that it permits. … Continue reading

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The Culture Game

I’m running a multi day event next week, centred around a Culture Game: the premise is that i’l create a scaffolding for people to use to ‘invent’ a culture, and we will then explore how the different cultures interact. The … Continue reading

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Reframing Brexit

The UK is fractured by Brexit. The arguments, both for, and against, are largely tribal and intractable. And of one thing i am sure: whichever side ‘wins’, it will also lose. Unity is not something that can be imposed. And … Continue reading

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