Tag Archives: Future

#FutureWork [Pt 4] – Office into Ecosystem

I am writing a series of essays exploring #FutureWork: these are fragments of thought, not presented and ‘answers’, but rather provocations for conversation. Today i am sharing a piece which considers what work will look like when the Office fully … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the #FutureWork series

I’m publishing a short series of essays that explore alternative future models of work, and designs for the Organisations and structures of education and reward that sit behind it. These are shared as fragments of thought, not a complete picture, … Continue reading

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#FutureWork Stories [Pt 2] – ‘Management into Marketplace’

Anna is a member of the small Strategy Tribe in her Organisation: she comes out of a weekly meeting, held in the reconfigurable Hub, and meets Neharika for coffee. Virtual coffee. She shares the story of strategy that her Tribe … Continue reading

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#FutureWork – a Series of Imperfect Essays

This week i’m sharing a short series of imperfect essays exploring aspects of the evolution of work, and the Organisations that it takes place within. Specifically, i am not trying to make this a coherent and congruent view: there may … Continue reading

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The Distant View Is Just A Dream

We can easily invest our belief in a future state: we look through the telescope at green fields and soaring mountains. The water in the river looks sweet, and the forest is verdant. But it’s a dream, a myth. A … Continue reading

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Those Things We Think Are Cast in Stone

It’s a mistake to believe that those things we view as permanent are inherently so: just because something is familiar does not mean that it is permanent. This was on my mind today talking about cars: against a background of … Continue reading

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Dangerous Space: Confronting Uncertainty

I just finished delivering the new work around “Future Technology: Innovation and Impact”. This work involves thinking at a high level about the multitudinous aspects of organisational learning and performance that it will impact. That’s another way of saying that … Continue reading

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Future Tech: Innovation and Impact [Pt1]

I’m sharing some thoughts today about the impacts of future technology on organisations, specifically from a learning and performance perspective. This is a #WorkingOutLoud post as I develop a session for a conference next week. As such, despite my optimism, … Continue reading

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The Future Of HR

Despite its best intentions, HR is often experienced as paternalistic or maternalistic in nature: it is a mechanism of control, it restricts individual agency, it seeks to own and command. In the Socially Dynamic organisation this model will be replaced … Continue reading

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The Future of Learning is #Learning

We know how to learn: it’s a natural process, obfuscated by organisational intent and obstinate design. The future of learning is not in technology, although it will be all about technology, and it’s not about video, although it may be … Continue reading

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