Tag Archives: Identity

The Culture Game

I’m running a multi day event next week, centred around a Culture Game: the premise is that i’l create a scaffolding for people to use to ‘invent’ a culture, and we will then explore how the different cultures interact. The … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

It used to a simple thing, to answer the question ‘what do you do‘, but today, as the realities of the Social Age bite, it becomes ever harder, ever more subjective. Are you defined by the job you earn the … Continue reading

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Choosing the right clothes: social learning tone of voice and identity

Next week there’s a big Christmas meal which, leading to much debate amongst certain elements of the community as to what to wear. There are impressions to be made, people to catch up with and celebrating to be had. It … Continue reading

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Exploring social learning environments: what can we take with us that is familiar?

A weekend of sunshine has reminded me of one of the crucial differences between the real world and the virtual: the weather. Whilst we build relationships and friendships in both real and social contexts, whilst we manage challenges and reflect … Continue reading

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The view from the window: learning our sense of place.

Experiencing an unusual sense of writers block on the train this morning, i looked out of the window and caught the most wonderful view. The train takes me through the New Forest and today, thanks to an early meeting, I … Continue reading

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Identity and culture. Learning how organisations change and how they resist it.

Change is a difficult thing. It requires a vision and action. It’s more than just a new logo and some smarter chairs in the office. Organisations are made up of physical environments (their offices, meeting rooms and cafes), virtual environments … Continue reading

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Speaking with many voices. Is one Twitter account enough?

I’ve been having a dilemma about Twitter. You see, of all the channels, it’s proving surprisingly popular, and i seem to be gathering followers apace. This is all well and good, but i don’t really have a very clear tone … Continue reading

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