Tag Archives: Change

Square Peg: Round Hole

I feel a little like i’m staring over a precipice: a sense of vertiginous excitement, coupled with more than a little trepidation. It’s probably coupled in some way to where i am with writing at the moment: i’ve dedicated more … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud Sharing ‘The Change Handbook’

This is a writing week: i am close to completing a full manuscript for a new book, ‘The Change Handbook – building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’. By a stroke of luck, i have managed to find a calm energy this … Continue reading

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Sketching On The Design Principles For The Socially Dynamic Organisation

A month or two ago i shared ‘Design Principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation‘, an early sketch of where we could go next in organisational design. I feel we must move beyond a model of organisation that relies on vertical … Continue reading

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To Hear Stories Of Dissent

When i’m asked “how will we know if an organisation is Socially Dynamic“, my off the cuff answer is that it will be able to hear stories of dissent. Perhaps i should add, “and it will recognise that it can … Continue reading

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The Invisible Organisation: Why Social Leadership?

The answer to the questions ‘why Social Leadership?‘ may rather miss the point: it’s not so much a question of ‘why Social?‘, as much as a question of ‘why not just Formal?‘. Within the visible organisation, within the formal hierarchy, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud Sharing Extracts From ‘The Change Handbook’

Today i’m sharing a section I’ve just completed around the ’16 Amplifiers of Change’, specifically, a section on ‘validation’. The premise is that we can amplify change if we align with a range of these factors, and ‘validation’ is about … Continue reading

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Sharing Extracts From ‘The Change Handbook’

I’m spending the whole of this week writing ‘The Change Handbook: building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’, as i try to complete a full first draft this week. As is my habit when dedicated to long from writing, i’m not creating … Continue reading

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