Tag Archives: Belief

The Future of Work is Uncertain

Much of the narrative around the ‘future of work’ is naive. It speaks of systems that we understand, modes of power that are established, and the promises of feature rich technology. Many narratives we hear in the media, oft repeated, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘Belief’ in Leadership

I’ve started exploring the second phase of work exploring the role and nature of ‘belief’ within Organisations, relating to leadership and engagement. At this stage i am running a series of phases, each of which will prototype a short set … Continue reading

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Leadership: A Matter of Belief?

I have been working on a new research project that explores the role, and evolution of, ‘belief’ in the context of Leadership in the Social Age. The premise is simple: we have parallel modes of engagement, the first being contractual, … Continue reading

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Belief: Exploring the Landmarks of the Social Age

This is an extract from a chapter i am working on for the ‘Social Age Guidebook’: it concerns the evolution of belief, both in terms of expression, and investment. It’s imperfect work, shared as part of #WorkingOutLoud. Our second Social … Continue reading

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Domain to Dynamic [Pt 5]: the Organisation as Story and Belief

This is the fifth in a series of pieces entitled ‘From Domain to Dynamic’. Collectively they explore a new model of Organisational Design that moves beyond hierarchy, infrastructure, and control, and into social collaboration, communities, and Individual Agency at scale. … Continue reading

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The Future of Work: Belief and Currency

Many Organisations are actively engaged in exploring the Future of Work: their drivers include a desire to optimise their physical footprint (and save costs), engage and retain the best talent, reclaim a lost agility of old (or find a new … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Belief

This post is one of a series exploring aspects of the Social Age, written as i complete the sketch map for 2019. Belief: Organisations exist in many different ways. They are legal entities, which give them security and defined power, … Continue reading

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Mapping the Social Age

At the start of every year, i redraw the map of the Social Age, to reflect my current understanding of the landscape. But every year remains a sketch map: this is an evolving landscape, like the face of a glacier. … Continue reading

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Islands of Belief

We live on islands of belief, carefully forged by our immersion in local culture, established education, held in tribal groupings, dominant doctrine and ideology, and internally reinforcing: to be within the tribe reinforces the strength and resilience of the tribe … Continue reading

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Words About Learning: Belief

My desire to make something true, does not make it so. Belief is a powerful force, and sits beneath some of our conception of how the world is, how it works. We learn, we form abstractions, we make leaps of … Continue reading

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