Tag Archives: Culture

Running Away From The Circus: Change In Two Dimensions

I came across this wonderfully written story charting the final performances of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus this week. The whole circus travelled by train, nearly 70 carriages, over a mile long, some for storage and transport, but … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud: Illustrations on the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I spent yesterday working with a group of around forty HR leaders, exploring aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: i took the chance to sketch up some reflections, just my notes really, but sharing them here as part of #WorkingOutLoud. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust

I’ve been writing a weekly email distributed newsletter: commentary on my travels and reflections, as well as various contemporarly news stories. I’m sharing occasional copies of the newsletter here on the blog. Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust … Continue reading

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The Grammar of Culture

My nephew has become seemingly obsessed by Supermarkets, wanting to know how they evolved, when i first visited one, where it was located, what brand it was. My own experience of supermarkets as a child was not radically different from … Continue reading

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To Seek A Truth

One cannot help but be caught up in the frenzy of thinking and discussion around politics, truth or post truth, facts or lack thereof, communication, and change. There’s no doubt that a lot is happening. I’m deeply uneasy: not specifically … Continue reading

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The Erosion and Rebuilding of Culture

Culture is cocreated in the moment through the actions of every individual: the organisation may believe that it can own and shape it, but in reality it simply frames it. If I join a new organisation, I can go through … Continue reading

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The Culture of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

As I’ve been writing over the last couple of weeks on the Socially Dynamic Organisation, I’ve been revisiting the 70 or so articles that I’ve written so far exploring this space. The more I write, and the more I think, … Continue reading

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