Tag Archives: Change

Switzerland: Trains of Rust and Power

In the goods yard at Tirano sits a steam train: it’s old, deeply rusted with holes poking through the ironwork, heated by the beating sun, each panel etched by lines of decay, flaked by time, remnant of a bygone age. … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 5 – Change Never Ends

The Social Age is about change, change which never ends. We are used to the types of change that influence our lives on a daily basis, things like moving house, moving jobs, mergers, and acquisitions. But the change we feeling … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 4 – Boundaries Are Futile

In the old world there was a clear separation between formal and social aspects of our lives, between leisure and work. Today those boundaries are gone. We exist in a grey space: when networks, communities, influence, reputation, and stories themselves, … Continue reading

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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

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 2 – Risk is Fuel

Organisations are used to risk: they understand it, quantify it, and mitigate it. What they don’t often do is burn it. Agile organisations are able to rapidly prototype new ideas and behaviours, able to adapt at speed, because they have … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 1 – Strength is Weakness

In days of old, before going into battle, a knight would put on his armour. This took time, even with a squire who was dedicated to helping him do it. Once armoured for battle, he made a formidable foe. Unless, … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change: The Second Draft #WorkingOutLoud

At the end of a week of writing, i have hit the second draft of the book about the Dynamic Change Framework. So far this week i have: [1] renamed it twice, [2] added 10k new words, about half of … Continue reading

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