Tag Archives: Space

Space and Power

Around the world, spaces lie empty: University and Organisational campuses, Head Offices, Industrial Parks and Innovation Spaces. Their populations have not disappeared, but rather dispersed: home working, connected by technology, remote, but not apart. But not together in the same … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Remote Working Survival Guide

I am working flat out to write the Guidebook to go alongside the ‘Finding your Campfire’ webinars. Through this week i will be #WorkingOutLoud to share my progress. Today, part of the first chapter, on ‘Packing your Backpack’. Please note … Continue reading

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Finding Your Campfire – Session One – Packing Your Backpack

Next week i start a series of 3 linked webinars for newly remote teams. I will repeat these for as long as demand persists, moving each week between different timezones. The three sessions explore three aspects of remote working. Session … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality: A Lens for Learning

The point of the Modern Learning body of work is to consider things which are ‘real’ today, but will be pervasive in the 3-5 year window: do we understand what they are, where their potential lies, what the early case … Continue reading

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Blast Off: ‘To the Moon and Back’ – Launching Today

My new book is published today: ‘To the Moon and Back: Leadership Reflections from Apollo’ takes us on a journey through eight stories about the Apollo programme. It explores how we set foot on the moon, then gave it all … Continue reading

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Domain to Dynamic: A New Model of Organisational Design [Pt 3] – Codified Strength to Individual Agency

This is the third in a series of articles charting the evolution of Organisations ‘from Domain to Dynamic’. In the first piece i discussed the evolution of Organisations, and the way they built out Domains and Hierarchy, as mechanisms of … Continue reading

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Blast Off

I’ve just hit ‘send’ on the final manuscript for my next book: the final title is “To the Moon and Back: Leadership Reflections from Apollo”, and it forms the next in my series of Social Age Guidebooks. This final illustration … Continue reading

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Leadership Reflections from Apollo: #WorkingOutLoud

As well as the main chapters for the Guidebook, there are some shorter topics that will be covered in breakout boxes. Today i am sharing three of these as part of #WorkingOutLoud. Reflection: Orbit If you are a mathematician, or … Continue reading

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Illustrating Apollo #2

Today i have completed a new illustration for the Guidebook on ‘Apollo: Leadership Reflections at 50’: it shows Michael Collins (one of the Apollo 11 astronauts), in the simulator, with a white-shirted technician behind him. One of the sections in … Continue reading

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Reflections from Apollo at 50: Part 1 – Isolation

Michael Collins, piloting the lunar orbiter Columbia was, for a short time at least, the most isolated human in the universe. He orbited far from the Eagle, the spider like lander which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were piloting to … Continue reading

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