Tag Archives: Career

Ways of Working: Perspective Shift

A great many Organisations have a focus on future ‘ways of working’: sometimes expressed as a future culture, sometimes as specific digital skills, often as an approach to innovation or change. These programmes represent the normalisation of change, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptability | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 3 – Permanence is Ending

We say the Social Age is about change, and that’s true, but it’s not just about change in systems, about changing careers, about changing technologies. Its about change in the nature of permanence itself. In our mental construct of the … Continue reading

Posted in Social Age | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let Slip the Dogs of War: Unfit Organisations and the Social Revolution

The gradients of power in the workplace today are often imbalanced, imperfect and just plain wrong. Whilst we have come some way from the poorhouse and indentured service, we are a long way from nirvana. The Social Age is a … Continue reading

Posted in Change | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Words About Learning: Dreams

Spent part of today writing in a comic book store: a shop that sells board games and graphic novels. The chap running it had been made redundant, so he did the sensible thing and, instead of saving the cash, he … Continue reading

Posted in Words About Learning | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Subscription Career

The theme this week is the future: yesterday, the evolution of knowledge, before that, the future shape of organisations. Today: the future of ‘career‘. Specifically, the subscriptions or community career. Organisations used to own our career: they recruited us, structured … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Community | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Ladder to Leadership

Where does it start? You reply to the advert, get an interview, shortlisted and complete the psychometrics. You get the letter and go through induction, new starter, first team leadership role and finally management. A function, a department, a Division, … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Gender in Technology: Feature or Culture?

I was pretty tired when i got home last night: a long day in London, a delayed train home, it was gone midnight when i opened the door and stepped inside. Only as i was falling asleep did i realise … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Gender, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments