Tag Archives: Culture

Intent into Effect

Organisations are entities of effect: that is their purpose, and their design. To achieve something defined, be it an act of manufacturing, invention, or change. What they do, and how they do it, is widely differentiated. But at heart, when … Continue reading

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Research and Focus for 2023

I thought i would share a final post this year with an outline of my focus for 2023. As every, this will be provisional, but i have found this useful to help me keep on track! The research projects first: … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Culture Explorer Programme

Today i am just #WorkingOutLoud as i start to wrap up development of the new Culture Explorer work. I’ve run three full prototypes of this new programme, and as is typical at this stage, have cycled through about sixty percent … Continue reading

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Making the Enemy

I’ve been toying with an idea today: the way that we make the enemy. The ways that we find comfort in opposition, and how it can cause us to search out, and create, the ‘other’. It’s easy to stand against … Continue reading

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Culture Explorers: Agility, Fracture, Failure

Sharing half a thought today with a sketch i drew earlier for the Culture Explorer programme that i’m currently prototyping. I’m using this to consider three questions: what ‘Agility’ means (and whether it’s about individual behaviours aggregated up to culture … Continue reading

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Edgelands

Just sharing an illustration today: in the new Culture Explorer work i’m running a session around ‘Edgeland’ spaces. These are intersections (in this illustration, the space between the tides), spaces that are neither one thing, nor fully another. They are … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Culture and Power

Just a simple illustration today: that culture is a landscape, but we feel the weather differently, dependant upon where we stand . This piece considers ‘power’ and the ways that it acts upon us. For example, our ‘reputation’ may be … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Culture

I’ve been working on illustrations for the new Culture Explorer Programme that kicks off this week: this work is really about interconnection and practice, considering what culture is, how it forms (through stories and an understanding of power), and how … Continue reading

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Islands of Culture

#WorkingOutLoud today to sketch around culture, specifically how Islands exist: this is part of a reflection on how cultures operate after mergers and acquisition. Perhaps a supply boat is sent to the island, or maybe we stand on the harbour … Continue reading

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Culture

I’m exploring ideas around culture at the moment, tying together a few disparate threads: this piece illustrates four aspects of culture that are related, but different. We can see culture in terms of the offering and accessibility of opportunity. This … Continue reading

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