Marketing and PR and the General Data Protection Regulation

My main character in Attenzi – a social business story, the CEO Eli Appel, has this to say over lunch with his chairman: Good business is about cooperative and interdependent relationships, always has been, yet the humanity was lost when organizations scaled way up during the 20th Century. We want to make those relationships more […]

Talking garbage and the purpose of business

The third in a series on the topic of the purpose of business. Follows: What, exactly, is the purpose of business? An answer post-Drucker Debating the purpose of business Business exists to establish and drive mutual value creation. Steve Denning challenged this statement, preferring Drucker's assertion that the purpose of business is to create and […]

Debating the purpose of business

The second in a series on the topic of the purpose of business: What, exactly, is the purpose of business? An answer post-Drucker Debating the purpose of business Talking garbage and the purpose of business Steve Denning published an article to the Drucker Forum last week, How The Internet Is Forcing The Humanization Of Work, […]

Technology trends relevant to change management

I have been invited to talk about tech trends relevant to change management at this evening's London meeting of the Change Management Institute. I'm keeping most excellent company alongside Karolina Lewandowska, Change and Transformation Manager at Google UK, and Faith Forster, Founder and CEO Pinipa. The image here is taken from an excellent blog post […]

The hi:project, social business and Flat Army

I help organisations work better, so how on Earth is that connected to the hi:project? Given I dedicate not a small fraction of my time to this non-profit endeavour, I'm asked on occasion to explain how the two are related. The 'HI' of the hi:project stands for human interface. It's our way of describing the […]