Tag Archives: Future

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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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 5 – Change Never Ends

The Social Age is about change, change which never ends. We are used to the types of change that influence our lives on a daily basis, things like moving house, moving jobs, mergers, and acquisitions. But the change we feeling … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 3 – Permanence is Ending

We say the Social Age is about change, and that’s true, but it’s not just about change in systems, about changing careers, about changing technologies. Its about change in the nature of permanence itself. In our mental construct of the … Continue reading

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