Tag Archives: Energy

Be More Punk

‘Anger is an energy’, says John Lydon, as the title of his autobiography. As Johnny Rotten, that energy was always close to the surface. But energy changes over time, and i was not alone in my surprise when Rotten was … Continue reading

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New York: Spaces

New York is one of my favourite cities: disjointed, divided, crowded and perpetually changing. The architecture is massive: not brutalist, but simply prevalent. There is more architecture than air in Manhattan. Layers of it, from the monumental to the prosaic, … Continue reading

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Change Curve: The Energy of Change

As i continue to develop the work around the Change Curve, i’m writing a series of pieces to fill in the gaps: as i develop the book out of this, they will slot in to complete earlier narratives. Today, i’m … Continue reading

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Change Curve: The Control Effect [Part 2] – chocks away!

Within the Constrained organisation, there are multiple change conversations taking place, but each is somehow isolated: it’s energy is constrained. It’s rather like an aircraft on the runway, with the chocks still in place: it doesn’t matter how powerful the … Continue reading

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From Disturbance to Transformation: a change journey

Change is about momentum. We start with disturbance, either from within or imposed from outside (environmental, market or third party). From momentum for change we move to strategy: our best shot at direction. Our intent is then amplified: we raise … Continue reading

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Knowing when to give up: taking time to reflect and take in the view.

It’s a beautiful day today, no particular pressure at work and a clear chunk of time set aside for writing. But somehow, I just can’t get started. Whilst the body is willing, some days the brain just doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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