Tag Archives: HR

Trends in Organisational Learning

I have been thinking about some broad trends in Organisational Learning, and sketched up this as a summary: it’s not intended to be definitive, but rather to indicate broad strokes, and to contextualise this as part of the move into … Continue reading

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Leading with Trust

Just a fragment of writing today: i have no expectation that this will be a definitive exploration. I shared some of the newer work on ‘Leading with Trust’ today, at an HR conference. I’m intending to develop this out further … Continue reading

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The Trust Sketchbook

‘The Trust Sketchbook’ is a guided, reflective, journey, through the Landscape of Trust. It’s the first publication from two years of research into ‘how trust works’, and ‘what we can do about it’, that i’ve been carrying out with a … Continue reading

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‘The Landscape of Stories’: A Social Leadership ‘Storytelling’ Certification

To be a Social Leader is to understand the power of stories, to be an authentic storyteller. Not just stories of consensus and agreement, not just easy stories, shared within our trusted tribe, about known subjects. But rather to understand … Continue reading

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The New World of Work is Not Work

Yesterday i ran the first of six sessions in California, exploring aspects of the Social Age: we started by exploring where we go ‘Beyond Organisations’, and today i will move into ‘The Storytelling Leader’, before tackling ‘Innovation & Disruption’, and … Continue reading

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Ecosystem change & Organisational Design [part 1]

Where will we go, beyond Organisations? Much Organisational Design today is based upon outdated principles of collectivism, and effect at scale, through hierarchy and control, in a world that sees the democratisation of innovation, a rebalancing of power, and evolved … Continue reading

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The Trust Conference: Visualising Trust

I’m very excited: tomorrow, i host the first Trust Conference, and it will almost certainly go wrong. Not structurally wrong: i am fairly confident that people will turn up, and that the technology will work. The place it will go … Continue reading

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The Social Leadership Game: Reflections on the Prototype

Yesterday i prototyped the first version of a Social Leadership strategic tool, a jigsaw that can be used by teams to explore what Social Leadership is, their individual and relative strengths, and to contextualise it in their own organisation. Today, … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2018

This map is imperfect: a sketch from a moment in time. Twelve aspects in the landscape of the Social Age, our new reality. I’ve used a map to illustrate the Social Age for the last few years, and decided to … Continue reading

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Crossing Fault Lines

I’m using this last week of writing to complete some unfinished (or un-started) articles, which have been sitting patiently, awaiting my attention. Yes: you are correct that there is another week to go until Christmas, but that’s dedicated to uninterrupted … Continue reading

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