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Firing Up Effective Community Collaboration Policy Formation

One of our public sector clients recently concluded a very successful community consultation project on a matter of public health - obesity. The culmination of the consultation process was a 2 day workshop where key topics were debated. Online community consultation played a major role in making the workshop, and the consultative process, a great success.  Read more...

New Work - Good to Great Business Processes

Good-to-Great Lean Business Processes apply the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Strengths-Based approach to collaboration, business change and innovation. In this Part 3 of 3 parts we describe 6 core business processes of New Work. Read more...

New Work - Innovation By Engaging From The Heart #FoW

The idea of flow in business is not new. The Old Work sees flow as the absence of waste but the New Work - in the age of Social - sees flow as the discovery and extension of what is Good at Scale. In this Part 2 of 3 parts we describe a characteristics of New Work as Experiencing a deeper level of flow by engaging people from the heart to innovate and grow from what gives life. Read more...

From Old Work to New Work - From Silos to Flow #Fow

The idea of flow in business is not new. The Old Work sees flow as the absence of waste but the New Work - in the age of Social - sees flow as the discovery and extension of what is Good at Scale. In this Part 1 of 3 parts we highlight the characteristics of Old Work as a way of bringing out the contrast with the New Work. Read more...

Why Executive Leaders Don't Need to Use Social

In this world of "digital business" and social technologies there is a rising crescendo of demands on executives to "become social" e.g. to become the Social CEO. And many executives are reacting to this pressure and are feeling the need to use social technologies and are (reluctantly) beginning to do so. But they are making a mistake. Read more...