Tag Archives: Strength

Four Aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I found myself reflecting on the plane to Las Vegas about some of the key aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: it will be reconfigurable, hold a diversified strength, strongly tribal, and highly authentic. When an organisation is reconfigurable, it … Continue reading

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The Art of Science

I was speaking to a paediatric consultant earlier, and asked him whether he felt his work was art, or science, and whether he had felt this shift over time. Cognitively, we become adept at pattern matching, whilst sociologically, we learn … Continue reading

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When Strength Becomes Weakness

Within the maelstrom of change as organisations seek to adapt to the new realities of the Social Age, there’s an important aspect to consider: in a new space, our historic strengths may be our contemporary weakness. The codified strength of … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

This is the second in a series of one page handouts i’m working on around core aspects of the Social Age: this one is about the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and how we build it. The Socially Dynamic organisation is adapted, … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 1 – Strength is Weakness

In days of old, before going into battle, a knight would put on his armour. This took time, even with a squire who was dedicated to helping him do it. Once armoured for battle, he made a formidable foe. Unless, … Continue reading

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The Tension Between Formal And Social Leadership

Organisations need strong formal leadership: the things we have always done, the power we have always used. Leadership within a hierarchy, under the sanction of the organisation itself. An expression of authority based upon position and absolute control. They still … Continue reading

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Agile Through Design

I”m #WorkingOutLoud, expanding on a few ideas today about the Socially Dynamic organisation: the type of fully adapted entity that would sit at the ‘Dynamic’ end of the Change framework that I’ve been sharing recently. The Socially Dynamic organisation has … Continue reading

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