Archive for the ‘Organisational Development’ category

In service of the group: Why good facilitation matters

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August 20th, 2015

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May be I’m a facilitation snob, but over the last few months I’ve seen quite a few facilitators who are well-meaning but to a greater or lesser extent, unskilled. That’s not to say that there isn’t latent potential in these facilitators, but it is, as yet untapped. As we recruit for either full time or […]

Why people get it wrong when it comes to digital leadership

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June 8th, 2015

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One of the things I find interesting, and, if I am honest, bugs me, is the amount of rhetoric, hyperbole and polemic that the interweb teems with when it come to the word ‘digital’. Now, I like to deploy a good turn of phrase myself from time to time, so what is it that narks […]

Who owns innovation?

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April 2nd, 2015

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It’s a question that usually receives a blank response. Yet, pick up any business magazine and you will invariably find multiple articles on the strategic importance of innovation for a company’s growth. I have mulled over the question for a number of years, ever since I started the Entheo Network in 2006. Before that, I […]

Space, the only leadership frontier?

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March 10th, 2015

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These days I know that how I relate to space within and beyond my body affects how I lead. In my connections through space lie the choices about how I lead and follow, whether this is the space between my neurons or between my colleagues! Space is the frontier through which leading and following flows, […]

Facilitation as invitation

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March 4th, 2015

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Whilst reading some relatively recent articles in academic journals (2012) on experiential learning and ‘Outdoor Management Development’ (OMD) for my doctorate, I was surprised to come across references to Kolb’s learning cycle. I realised I hadn’t thought about Kolb in reference to experiential learning for a good 10 years. The model was being critiqued as […]