Tag Archives: Culture

Social Leadership: Power and Potential #2

Yesterday i shared part of the writing around ‘Power’ that i’m pulling together for a new programme called ‘Social Leadership – Power and Potential’ – i’m prototyping this work with a Pharma company leadership cohort in February, and building out … Continue reading

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The State and Social Change

Change happens at the intersection of systems: sometimes through negotiation, sometimes neglect, sometimes conflict. Today i am #WorkingOutLoud building out some thinking around Social Movements and the evolution of the Dominant Narrative. That term, the ‘Dominant Narrative’ is one that … Continue reading

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Investment

One could argue that we have shifted to the Investment Organisation: one that no longer simply procures what it needs (people, things, ideas), but rather invests in the structures and individuals that create those things. Structures such as community, trust, … Continue reading

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Broad Shifts in Organisational Learning – #3 Through The Cracks

I am using a series of posts to explore broad shifts in Organisational Learning (as part of a wider discussion around the evolution of the Organisation itself). I find it increasingly difficult to separate conversations about ‘learning’ from the other … Continue reading

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Innovation: Synthesis and Elemental

This is the latest in a series of fragmentary pieces as i build vocabulary and ideas around Innovation. As such it is not intended as complete work, but rather the pieces which may inform later (and possibly complete!) work. Part … Continue reading

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Tides of Culture

Walking along the beach is a balance: the golden sand above all the but the highest of tides is soft and hard to walk on, but dry and warm. The lowest sand is damp and much firmer, easier to traverse, … Continue reading

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Radial Concepts

Some things are concrete, whilst others are wisps of ideas: confusion may arise when we confuse the two. One reason for this confusion is the elasticity of the language that we use to describe things. Some words mean a thing, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Experimental Organisation’ – Draft Structure

In the early stages of writing, i like to create a more visual map of the book: this is ‘behind the scenes’ really, to help me identify the core narrative, and ensure i do not miss out anything obvious! The … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on The Experimental Organisation

With ‘The Quiet Leadership Guidebook’ and ‘The Humble Leader’ books both in production, my main writing focus now turns to the interviews for ‘The Experimental Organisation’. In this work i will be exploring how Organisations learn to change: specifically, how, … Continue reading

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The Strength of Culture

The strength of a culture is held more within the smallest of individual actions than through tidal waves of aspiration.

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