Tag Archives: Social Age

Conditions for Community

I’m working on some principles for supporting the development of Communities of Practice, so sharing this illustration, which is about ‘foundations’, what are the conditions for Communities to emerge? It’s not intended to be definitive, just part of a conversation … Continue reading

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Square Peg: Round Hole

I feel a little like i’m staring over a precipice: a sense of vertiginous excitement, coupled with more than a little trepidation. It’s probably coupled in some way to where i am with writing at the moment: i’ve dedicated more … Continue reading

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To Hear Stories Of Dissent

When i’m asked “how will we know if an organisation is Socially Dynamic“, my off the cuff answer is that it will be able to hear stories of dissent. Perhaps i should add, “and it will recognise that it can … Continue reading

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The Invisible Organisation: Why Social Leadership?

The answer to the questions ‘why Social Leadership?‘ may rather miss the point: it’s not so much a question of ‘why Social?‘, as much as a question of ‘why not just Formal?‘. Within the visible organisation, within the formal hierarchy, … Continue reading

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Sharing Extracts From ‘The Change Handbook’

I’m spending the whole of this week writing ‘The Change Handbook: building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’, as i try to complete a full first draft this week. As is my habit when dedicated to long from writing, i’m not creating … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Dynamic Change Framework

I’m spending the whole of this week #WorkingOutLoud, trying to complete a full draft of the book called ‘The Change Handbook: Building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’. Regular readers will recognise that, through various iterations, i’ve been working on this for … Continue reading

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Running Away From The Circus: Change In Two Dimensions

I came across this wonderfully written story charting the final performances of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus this week. The whole circus travelled by train, nearly 70 carriages, over a mile long, some for storage and transport, but … Continue reading

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