What do you do when you don’t have enough people for the jobs?

Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_new-language-for-a-new-world-activity-7034061530304290816-knK9 Have you seen any of these in your sector? The response of my #localgovernment client as we approach the 14th straight year of austerity was to turn to #innovation For a new approach to #management and #humanresources, we lifted concepts from a wide range of sources for a n𝗲𝘄 𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 Have you seen … Continue reading What do you do when you don’t have enough people for the jobs?

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #77

The last couple of weeks I've written what I thought were quite good little pieces for LinkedIn, but they've had relatively little traction. You live by the algorithm and die by the algorithm, I guess! I've found it a tricky balance, because without the 'boost', you aren't talking to many people, but to get the boost … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #77

What are your top tips for using consultants?

Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_consultants-projectmanagement-innovation-activity-7029005980143132673-edll What are your top tips for using consultants? Whether it’s for project management, innovation, implementation of technology, or management development, most organisations procure and manage consultants ‘sub-optimally’. As a consultant of nearly 20 years’ experience, here are my tips: · If tendering, share your full budget (less, say, 15% contingency) — the one … Continue reading What are your top tips for using consultants?

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #76

Hi all, Since we lost 'revue', the format of these newsletters has changed, but it's still an attempt (with varied amounts of time and editorial help from Amber Griffiths, consultant management trainee) to share what I've written, my events, and interesting updates from my explorations of systems | cybernetics | complexity and public | service … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #76

New philosophy of business

Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_business-innovation-management-activity-7026446041637871616-AD-O The time is surely right for a new philosophy of #business — but, I mean, really new. In business: · ‘Moats’ are bad. · ‘Blue ocean’ is bad. · ‘Defensibility’ is bad. No company should have monopoly or monopsony power, no company should be more important to its employees on the inside than the … Continue reading New philosophy of business

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #75

Last chance to book for: https://www.systemspractice.org/events/fsp1-facilitation-skills-systems-practice-interventions-05d Link Collection: My Blog piece of the week: https://chosen-path.org/2023/01/25/i-am-in-dispute-with-hunter-boots/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/22/complex-systems-in-the-spotlight-next-steps-after-the-2021-nobel-prize-in-physics/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/20/rip-javier-livas/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/20/naturalized-teleology-cybernetics-organization-purpose-saches-2023/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/20/stigmergic-coordination-and-minimal-cognition-in-plants/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/20/applied-systems-thinking-in-practice-resources-open-university/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/20/analogies-at-the-edge-of-reason/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/19/objects-of-consciousness-hoffman-and-prakash-2014/ https://stream.syscoi.com/2023/01/19/fitness-beats-truth-in-the-evolution-of-perception-prakash-et-al-2020/ https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109760135904617649 Don't give advice | Conversational Leadership https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109751642452083029 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109749782526130515 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109748811572699859 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109745980121663898 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109745154372386708 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109744120240585092 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109740317848830090 https://mastodon.social/@antlerboy/109728167591511749

I am in dispute with Hunter Boots

Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_why-i-am-in-dispute-with-hunter-boots-it-activity-7023920019231154176-Erb2?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop Why I am in dispute with Hunter Boots.It goes like this…My delightful and charming niece and nephew needed new wellies. I wanted to buy them a present. And there was a sale at the very high end Hunter Boots. Hurrah!The new WhatsApp channel ‘Wellie discourse’ was created, and after an … Continue reading I am in dispute with Hunter Boots

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #74

Hello everyone, here's the first Revue-free weekly update from me, thanks to Amber Griffiths who is now assisting.  Likes, comments, and shares on any and all of this are very welcome and send a nice warning signal in these cold days! As well as confirming that someone is reading these things.... My conundrum of the … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #74

The problem with consulting

Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_the-devils-adviser-activity-7021396052595384321-JuHd Lots of people criticise consultants, and so do I. I even created and led ‘The Campaign Against Consultancy’. There can be a premium on slickness over authenticity, telling you what you want and giving you what you ask for — answers, a very clever report based on detailed analytics and benchmarking — rather than … Continue reading The problem with consulting

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #73

Also available, more nicely done, at https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy This will be the last update from me via Revue, as they close it down. I hate when they do that! Please connect with me via: Chosen Path BlogLinkedin Newsletter subscription linkSubstack Newsletter linkTwitterLinkedInMastodon Amber Griffiths, the RedQuadrant management trainee, is working to find a way to collate … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #73