Tag Archives: Change

Gun Control: a Case Study in Authenticity

With some trepidation, i wanted to develop a narrative around the current conversation on gun control in America, in the context of the recent tragedy in Florida, and the emergence of a group of young survivors calling for change. I’m … Continue reading

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A Social Movement

Just a quiet reflection tonight: in was pleased to complete the first draft of ‘The humble leader’ yesterday, but feel quite uncertain about it. I’m unclear if this was the thing bubbling away in my head, or if this is … Continue reading

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Generally Right, Specifically Wrong

I enjoyed a phrase used today in a session i attended: we are ‘generally right, specifically wrong’. I’ve heard it before, but i enjoyed the context today, in an organisation figuring out how to be excellent in a new space. … Continue reading

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The Trust Conference: Visualising Trust

I’m very excited: tomorrow, i host the first Trust Conference, and it will almost certainly go wrong. Not structurally wrong: i am fairly confident that people will turn up, and that the technology will work. The place it will go … Continue reading

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On Learning

‘Learning’ is probably a more visceral, and less refined experience than we care to believe is true: a lurching series of beliefs, rationalised in retrospect, validated in our preconceptions and bias. Very little learning happens in isolation of context: either … Continue reading

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Innovation and Culture

In my work around Innovation, i’ve become increasingly interested in culture, specifically the notion that we may require a certain fluidity, that culture may be optimised in specific spaces, and that the very optimisation that permits us to thrive, may … Continue reading

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Designing the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I’m sharing a new iteration of the design principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation: this format is an attempt to capture the systemic nature of adaptation, and the internal tensions that exist as we strive to build it. Increasingly, i … Continue reading

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