Tag Archives: HR

Intractable Resistance: Frustrated Change

There is a familiar dilemma around change: if we focus on small and manageable projects, it’s easy to define, easy to achieve, but ultimately often fragmented and ineffective when it comes to addressing the wider challenge. But if we focus … Continue reading

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Resilience: Technology, Community, and Power

I’m working on a new session to deliver this afternoon around resilience in organisations: our ability to become less brittle in the face of asymmetric and unknown disruption. I’m primarily concerned with linking up three separate streams of work: the … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Trust Research Project 2017

Last year I prototyped some early work around the Landscape of Trust: in 2017 I’m planning a major research project to build this work out further. The Landscape of Trust will explore how trusts sits within systems: the type of … Continue reading

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Developing Social Leadership in Organisations: The Book

I’m into the last two days of crowdfunding for my next book: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days. Regular readers will have seen the content develop as i have been #WorkingOutLoud over the last two months on writing and … Continue reading

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Change in the Social Age: a Practical Handbook

2017 will be an exciting year: at the end of last year I managed to complete the manuscript for ‘Social Leadership – my first hundred days’, a practical illustrated guide based around 100 activities for the nascent Social Leader, and … Continue reading

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Social Leadership at 99%

Apologies to those of you who have weathered this series of posts: today i hit 99% of the writing for the new Social Leadership book. Whilst it may feel as though i am eking out this final stage, the reality … Continue reading

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Increased Surface Area: The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I liked a notion that came up today in conversation: that by increasing the social connectivity of the organisation, we increase the surface area. This probably harks back to my 1st degree, which included aspects of material science, that taught … Continue reading

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