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Crowdfunding ‘The Trust Sketchbook’: Art and Science

Today, i’m launching a crowdfunding campaign for a prototype of The Trust Sketchbook. It’s a limited edition proof of concept, for a co-drawn, co-created, and co-owned exploration of ‘trust‘, exploring what trust is, how it’s held between individuals and within … Continue reading

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Connecting Dots

Perspective is challenging: we are always constrained by our worldview, by our current understanding, by the view from the platform that we are standing upon. For as long as we are caught within a current frame, within a current system, … Continue reading

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Increased Surface Area: The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I liked a notion that came up today in conversation: that by increasing the social connectivity of the organisation, we increase the surface area. This probably harks back to my 1st degree, which included aspects of material science, that taught … Continue reading

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The Future Of HR

Despite its best intentions, HR is often experienced as paternalistic or maternalistic in nature: it is a mechanism of control, it restricts individual agency, it seeks to own and command. In the Socially Dynamic organisation this model will be replaced … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 2 – Risk is Fuel

Organisations are used to risk: they understand it, quantify it, and mitigate it. What they don’t often do is burn it. Agile organisations are able to rapidly prototype new ideas and behaviours, able to adapt at speed, because they have … Continue reading

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10 Reasons For Social Leadership

As we move ever further into the Social Age, those mechanisms of power and control that got us this far will not be enough to get us the rest of the way: alongside hierarchy and system, we need community and … Continue reading

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Agile Through Design

I”m #WorkingOutLoud, expanding on a few ideas today about the Socially Dynamic organisation: the type of fully adapted entity that would sit at the ‘Dynamic’ end of the Change framework that I’ve been sharing recently. The Socially Dynamic organisation has … Continue reading

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