Tag Archives: Agility

The Friction of Innovation

I recently shared a post exploring cultural agility in relation to innovation and disruption: broadly the premise is that different states of innovation may require different manifestations of culture, some of which can co-exist, and some of which sit in … Continue reading

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Foundational Shifts in Power

Much of the dynamic of the Social Age relates to fundamental shifts in power: broadly, this is a flow away from formally organised systems, with codified power, into socially moderated systems, with reputation based, and networked, power. We will still … Continue reading

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Four Aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I found myself reflecting on the plane to Las Vegas about some of the key aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: it will be reconfigurable, hold a diversified strength, strongly tribal, and highly authentic. When an organisation is reconfigurable, it … Continue reading

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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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Resilience: Technology, Community, and Power

I’m working on a new session to deliver this afternoon around resilience in organisations: our ability to become less brittle in the face of asymmetric and unknown disruption. I’m primarily concerned with linking up three separate streams of work: the … 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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