Join the discussion on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_8-things-to-think-about-systems-complexity-activity-6964845434942959616-R3We/ Have you ever been encouraged to ‘see the whole’, or ‘think holistically’? Have you read that it is critical for our #future that we ‘see the whole of the elephant’? It’s true — but it’s not the whole story. And because it’s a one-sided argument trying to rebalance a polarised, competitive … Continue reading The risks of ‘seeing the whole’
Let me know if you’re interested to join! The original post-its that set up the idea of the tool shed, at the power+systems facilitators conference in London Over the years I have developed a set of thinking, tools, methods, templates, perspectives, suggestions, and advice for leading transformation, whether that’s in business, public services, the wider … Continue reading I’m planning a new cohort of the RedQuadrant tool shed – might this be valuable to you or someone you know?
also via https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy Mega amazing systems thinking practitioner apprenticeships The RedQuadrant tool shed Underlying purpose £70bn contract for Net Zero (not) Systems genealogy The Visual Cliff and perceptual ecology Artist as Cultural Shaman, Kendrick Lamar Police surveillance of protest The citizen future Living Systems A Foxy approach to systems thinking by Venkatesh Rao (excellent) Cybernetic … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #59
In England or Wales? There are still places left on the first cohort of the Level 7 Systems Thinking Practitioner Apprenticeship from Cherith Simmons, delivered in partnership with SCiO. It’s a postgrad equivalent course — with no degree required, 30 month day release and working on your real work challenges, funded by the Apprenticeship Levy in England … Continue reading Systems thinking practitioner, level 7, from Cherith Simmons with SCiO (England and Wales Practitioner Levy funded)
I don't mean mentors, one-to-one relationships where someone really helps you develop and grow. And I don't necessarily mean friendship groups - or family - the people we are thrust together with and comfortable (or even uncomfortable) with over a long period of time. I mean those groups we land up in which usually have … Continue reading What small groups have really made a difference to your life?
There’s a degree of excitement being generated on Twitter by people who really should know better (see https://twitter.com/jolyonmaugham/status/1554160249766137858) along the lines of: “A small consulting firm in Cornwall, with assets of only £350k, which seems to specialise on education, has just been awarded a £70bn gov’t contract to deliver the entire UK public sector’s transition … Continue reading No, it’s not a £70bn contract for Net Zero — it’s a sole prime supplier call-off framework across public service. But that’s very interesting…
Join the discussion on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_transformation-by-digging-down-to-underlying-activity-6959760027125465088-0_Yw/ What’s the purpose of your organisation, or service? are you sure? I often help people to get to grips with transformation ideas, looking for real innovation. And I keep coming back to a case study of work done by my erstwhile colleague Garath Symonds FRSA. It connects two things:- … Continue reading What kind of transformation could you unlock by digging down to underlying purpose?
Oh dear, another fortnightly episode - am I getting lazy? We shall see…. You can also read and subscribe for nicer formatting at https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy Book now for me at the wonderful Australasian Change Days 2022 - on ‘what are the costs of separating 'change management’ from delivery of change?A lighter piece from me: are you … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #58
I don’t mean which pet you favour, and I don’t mean all those surveys where they look at the differences between people who own dogs, and people who serve cats. I mean this: You wake up in the morning, stumble to the kitchen or scullery, and take out a can. To your pet, it doesn’t smell of … Continue reading Are you a cat person or a dog person?
Join the discussion on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_australasian-change-days-2022-shifting-activity-6955405388447911937-nCgD I’m looking forward to speaking at #ACDC22 — Australasian Change Days 2022 — Shifting Balance, Recalibrating Worth https://www.australasianchangedays.com/ It’s an event where I always enjoy the other speakers and the fantastic community — online and for those lucky enough to go to Perth. It provides fantastic opportunities for personal development, creativity, and innovation for anyone … Continue reading What are the costs of separating ‘change management’ from delivery of change?