Tag Archives: Change

A Sense of Culture

Our notion of culture seems tied to geography: a distinction that may be losing it’s relevance in the Social Age. For fun, today i’ve been sketching out a model of waves of culture, overlapping but distinct ways in which we … Continue reading

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Want to Meet?

Instinctively we feel that meeting up in person is somehow better than just engaging in virtual spaces: we sense that the virtual is somehow a shadow of the real thing. This drives us to get people together when we join, … Continue reading

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All of it: not just the tasty bits.

For an organisation to be effective in the Social Age requires broad swathes of change: a recognition of the new ways we work, the ways we collaborate, the impacts of social collaborative technology, the need for evolved leadership models and … Continue reading

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The Leadership We Need

What got us to this point may not get us to the next: leadership in the Social Age will be different from that of the Knowledge one. Key facets of the Social Leader are humility, fairness, collaboration, an understanding of … Continue reading

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The Rules of Beach Volleyball: agile teams and engagement

A whole weekend with friends: picnic lunches and BBQ evenings. On Saturday afternoon we head to the beach for some Volleyball. A little bit of running around, to find some sticks to mark the ‘net’ and to scrape a rectangular … Continue reading

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The Co-Creation of Stories: Handle With Care

Life has become something of a blur: from New York to London, briefly home, then back to Austin, London and now on the train home. Two weeks on the road: homeless but not away from my community. In my purely … Continue reading

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Stories of Change

Talking about change today: how organisations build shared purpose and effect change. But who owns the story? If the change story is owned by the organisation, it can be formal, yet ineffective: it’s often abstract, overly directive and not immediately … Continue reading

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