Tag Archives: Engagement

The Sphere of Consequence

I’ve been reflecting on consequence: how it’s owned, how it’s applied, and it’s role in engagement and trust. I’ve previously described a ‘sphere of consequence’, the notion that we each exist within a sphere, a bubble of consequence, part of … Continue reading

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Complex Collaboration

One of the core themes around the Socially Dynamic Organisation is that it deeply connected: not simply through formal hierarchy, but through webs of trust, reputation, respect, and fairness. These bonds sit primarily within the social system, hence the journey … Continue reading

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Separation of Space

Over dinner tonight, someone described their commute to work: he said he cycled out of the office, through the converted industrial district, former mills and warehouses, now upmarket advertising agencies and web designers, then over the bridge, through suburbia and … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Dark? The Perilous Grey Space

There’s the light of the engaged: people who are committed into the organisation, driving it forward, valued and valuable. Then there’s the dark side: people who are uncommitted, detract from success, pulling us down. In this polarised view, It’s easy … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Cognition

As we work our way through the Change framework, i’m looking at the ways we overcome resistance. I’ve categorised the Resistors into four spaces: technology, communication, cognition and behaviour. For each, i’m sharing ways we can understand the resistance and … Continue reading

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Reflections on DevLearn Day 3: Game Dynamics and Trust

I presented my session on Game Dynamics this morning: really an exploration of the underlying ways that games work and how it relates to some of the wider work around learning in the Social Age. The framework i’m using to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Engagement in the Social Age

The Social Age is a time of constant change: evolving technology, the new nature of work, the rise of social communities and the democratisation of creativity being just some of the most visible facets. The old social contract is broken: … Continue reading

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