Tag Archives: Change

Choose Wisely: Survival Skills for the Social Age

I remember choosing my first Swiss army knife: there was a large cabinet with a choice of about 40 different knives, a bewildering and beguiling selection for a young child. They all had a basic knife: the decision was what … Continue reading

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Traditional Strengths

I’ve shared a couple of reflective posts over the last week about to change, and the need for organisations to adapt. The nature of the disruption that we face is broad, and a simple belief that we are immune is … Continue reading

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Those Things We Think Are Cast in Stone

It’s a mistake to believe that those things we view as permanent are inherently so: just because something is familiar does not mean that it is permanent. This was on my mind today talking about cars: against a background of … Continue reading

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Projects: The Enemy of Change?

To adapt our organisations to thrive in the Social Age will require a holistic pattern of adaptation: you cannot fix an ecosystem challenge with a single touch point. Reflecting on this got me thinking about projects, and more specifically whether … Continue reading

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Six Week Change: Small Steps to Transformation

A Socially Dynamic Organisation is not just a mild reworking of a formal one: it’s not just a case of repainting it and adding some alloys. It’s a fundamentally adapted creature: an organisation that is evolved to be fit for … Continue reading

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Dimensions of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

Today has been a long day, working with the HR leaders of a range of global businesses exploring aspects of the Social Age, tomorrow I will lead a session on how we build the Socially Dynamic organisation. This is one … Continue reading

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Who Would You Follow: a #WorkingOutLoud Post

More progress with the illustrations for ‘Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days‘ today: this illustration is for an early section that asks ‘who would you follow‘ and why? My progress with these is a little slow: I suspect the … Continue reading

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