Tag Archives: Resistance

The Ownership of Stories. #WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Change Handbook’

The ownership and control of stories within organisations can be a factor of ‘Resistance’ to change. I’ve just rewritten this section of the manuscript for ‘The Change Handbook’, to explore the question of ‘ownership’ in more detail. Some of you … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud Sharing Extracts From ‘The Change Handbook’

Today i’m sharing a section I’ve just completed around the ’16 Amplifiers of Change’, specifically, a section on ‘validation’. The premise is that we can amplify change if we align with a range of these factors, and ‘validation’ is about … Continue reading

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The 16 Resisters of Change: Technology [Pt 1]

I’m making strong progress with the book today: I’ve completed the section around the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and have moved onto look at the foundations of change. Today I’ve been writing primarily around the 16 resistors of change, which are … Continue reading

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Change in the Social Age: the Three Manifestations of Change

My second full day of writing this week on the new book on change in the Social Age: stronger progress today. In total, I’ve worked on half a dozen early sections, which introduce the change curve itself, and discuss in … Continue reading

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Overview of The Change Curve

We can observe three ways that organisations change: none of them are fixed, and many will touch upon all three, but very few will achieve the top state, becoming Dynamic and thriving in constant change. Resistant organisations are ones that … Continue reading

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Technology As Control #WorkingOutLoud

Another #WorkingOutLoud post today as i continue writing the book: this is about ‘Technology’ being applied as a mechanism of control. It’s part of the ’16 Resistors of Change’. I share this, unedited, typos and all, as i’m trying to … Continue reading

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Beware The Kraken Of Despair

Beware the Kraken of despair, he splashes, crashes, claws the air, Resenting change, he tears his hair, He mopes and cries and screams and shares His misery for all to see. Just left alone he’d rather be. “Oh leave me … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change: Creating Agency

I’m continuing to #WorkOutLoud on the new book today: it explores how organisations plan for and enact change in the Social Age. It’s based around three manifestations of change: ‘Resistant’ organisations, which deploy antibodies to kill change, ‘Constrained’ ones, who … Continue reading

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Change: To Own Or To Allocate?

Just #WorkingOutLoud today as i start on the second part of the model that will take us from Resistant to change to simply Constrained. Over the last few days i’ve explored how we can segment resistance into 16 different areas, … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Resistant Behaviours

I’ve been exploring the 16 Resistors of change in more details as we look at how to segment and overcome the inertia. Today i’m looking at four aspects of resistance that sit under the heading of ‘Behaviour’. These are ‘habit’, … Continue reading

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