What pattern are you stuck in? Are you happy with it?

I learned from doing a podcast interview that: I have cultivated a massive tendency to 'openness' to information and perspectives - because I know I can get set in my ways (and now I'm set in my ways of being open)that I use a set of externalised commitment devices to keep myself consistent and persistent, … Continue reading What pattern are you stuck in? Are you happy with it?

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #7

Subscribe at https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy/ Top five of the week ‘Honest, guv’nor’ how to use change management for evilHave you ever seen #changemanagement used for evil? To give people a false sense of input into a foregone conclusion? My session at Australasian Change Days #acdc2021 will explore this. When you are backed into this kind of corner, … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #7

My little freedom day poll: results

‘Freedom day’ poll now closed — really interesting to me. See https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6823874241377767424/ (It absolutely wasn't 'in the UK - that was dumb of me - it was in England - but you can't edit poll questions) Only a quarter of people celebrating outright, only one in five completely condemning the opening up. A clear majority seem somewhere … Continue reading My little freedom day poll: results

‘Honest, guv’nor’ – how to use change management for evil

Have you ever seen #changemanagement used for evil? To give people a false sense of input into a foregone conclusion? My session at Australasian Change Days #acdc2021 explores this. When you are backed into this kind of corner, what wriggle room can you find? It should be a lot of fun. Change in #complexity demands … Continue reading ‘Honest, guv’nor’ – how to use change management for evil

What does ‘freedom day’ mean to you?

So, today in England is 'freedom day'*  We all want freedom - but what does it mean?  Poll on LinkedIn until 21/7/2021: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_future-economy-covidehi19-activity-6822773718541045762-OSO1/ I like this image because everyone believes they are defending freedom with all their might… The past 18 months have been very very difficult for most of us all around the world, … Continue reading What does ‘freedom day’ mean to you?

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #6

Sign up to receive this properly at: https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy - all the links for the items below are available there. Here's this week's collection of my articles, links, and other updates. This newsletter is hand-compiled with links that Revue pulls from my tweets (though it doesn't quite provide the full stream), my blogs - http://www.chose-path.org, http://www.syscoi.com, … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #6

This week I spoke at #leanagileUK on ‘five core practices’ for effective organisations

Thanks to Matt Turner - and Dinah Turner did this great piece of graphic facilitation. Graphic facilitation by Dinah Turner These are five *generous* practices - they work well for novices and sophisticates alike. They are intentionally *practices*, not claims to excellence, 'values', or 'principles': ways to work on honest, productive conversations which work towards … Continue reading This week I spoke at #leanagileUK on ‘five core practices’ for effective organisations

what could the role of government and public services look like in the 21st Century and beyond?

Nour Sidawi asked this on twitter https://twitter.com/noursidawi/status/1413503536948649987?s=20 and is building a list at https://nour-sidawi.medium.com/a-reading-list-on-what-could-the-role-of-government-and-public-services-could-look-like-in-the-c00d62a09bfb since the book isn't ready yet, here are my humble contributions: commissioning is an approach to transformation https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_commissioning-is-an-approach-to-transformation-activity-6757571035324915712-hdlr public services in the days after (slide deck in update) https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_june-2020-the-days-after-are-we-learning-activity-6817705911918981120-vSfC/ the adaptive council https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6739811963091722240/ ten principles for public service transformation https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_redquadrant-ten-principles-for-service-activity-6798501196282892288-tWom/ and … Continue reading what could the role of government and public services look like in the 21st Century and beyond?

Wouldn’t it be good if you could improve your chances of successful change?

Is your pattern of change interventions on track for success – or failure? I really believe that more than 70% of change fails to achieve its goals. In fact, my former business partner ennis Vergne proved it in his research. He studied ten major change programmes for his MSc – in each, over 40 jobs … Continue reading Wouldn’t it be good if you could improve your chances of successful change?