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The Power of Networks at Work

The Power of Networks at Work

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you love most about your job? Why is it that the way we live and play has changed so much while the way we work seems to move at a slow pace? Whether we’re shopping, looking for a good place to eat or planning our next holiday we live as a network of […]

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Mindfulness over mind full – an intro

Mindfulness over mind full – an intro

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post is part of a chapter from an upcoming book being written by Stephen Danelutti – the introductory post. Find out more about the chapter here. In an age where there is a dizzying array of options in new products and services and accelerating pace of change, we are inundated with information, choices and […]

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Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m often faced with confusion by customers that ask me questions around engagement or get things a little mixed up so I wrote this so I could point them in the right direction :) Engagement of employees at work probably has it’s roots way back but has only achieved real prominence in the last decade […]

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The Marketplace of the Future

The Marketplace of the Future

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our tech startup, Pinipa, is all about empowering people and gathering a community, to help drive change in an organisation. Social, with purpose. The ideas themselves are not particularly new, but how the ideas are applied is challenging long held beliefs on ‘best practice’. The pace of market-driven change, and the need for organisations to keep […]

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Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time, in a decade far far away, systems of engagement were born and enterprise social was conceived. We branched off from systems of record and the promise was that these new systems of engagement would grow to forever nurture simple engagement, collaboration and interaction. What was the premise? Systems of record are […]

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Every day is Day One

Every day is Day One

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The title of this post is prompted by one of my first posts from the Day One app – more background on that below. I was looking for a simple writing tool and found it in this iPad app which also has a counterpart for the iPhone and Mac. I found and indeed already have […]

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Expressing change resistance on social platforms

Expressing change resistance on social platforms

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the questions that comes up regularly when talking about using an open platform, such as a social networking tool, to support change is whether it should be moderated. Undertaking change almost always put in the environment into a virtual pressure cooker. The intensity of needing to create and do something different, on top […]

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Is Football The Ultimate Social Business?

Is Football The Ultimate Social Business?

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

You may think it’s obvious that football is a naturally social business, but just how seriously are the clubs taking things? Let’s take a look at Manchester City  which is leading the way in the Premier League with the announcement that it is rolling out full-stadium High-Density WiFi at the Etihad. However, this move comes […]

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The network model disrupting the consultancy model

The network model disrupting the consultancy model

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Miguel Garcia, another contributor on this blog, has done a great job laying the foundation for this stream of thinking in his post on What can LinkedIn, Amazon and Netflix Teach Consulting? I wanted to look at this from another angle. First my view on the one angle – the one I think Miguel covers: […]

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Why Social Business Should Use Toyota’s Lean Process

Why Social Business Should Use Toyota’s Lean Process

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leo Tolstoy once said,  “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” The thinking around ‘lean’ is that every activity and resource should lead to creating value for your customers. It examines ways to provide more value with less work. This was beautifully highlighted by Chief Engineer, Taiichi Ohno in the […]

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