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The Future of L&D? A pitch

Clark Quinn

I was talking with a colleague the other day, and got a wee bit dramatic. I also thought it was an important point. So here, for your dining enjoyment, I’ve roughly recreated the pitch (in 3 mins and 30 secs): I hope this makes sense. I welcome your thoughts and feedback.

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My bit in the Flow Book

Dave Snowden

I’m interrupting the flow of my posts about an anthro-complexity approach to strategy to reference a new book published today from my good friends John, Nigel and Brian.


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What Is the Social Responsibility of Business?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On September 13, 1970, the NY Times Magazine published an essay by University of Chicago economist and 1976 Nobel Prize recipient Milton Friedman - “ The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits. ” Friedman’s essay turned out to be one of the most influential ever published in the world of business.

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My 16-Hour Online Leadership Program Is Now Available

Dan Pontefract

TL/DR: visit the LEAD. Learning Program site. When I began to write LEAD. How to Become a Leader Who Matters… The post My 16-Hour Online Leadership Program Is Now Available appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership learning Lead. Learning leadership development leadership training

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Webinar: 3 Ways a “Building Block” Approach Supports Content Personalization at Scale


Content personalization is no longer an option—it’s an expectation. But when serving large volumes of content to diverse audiences, effective personalization is almost impossible (let alone sustainable) without the right strategy and tools in place. What if it was streamlined and simplified?

Its not about winning

Dave Snowden

l was thinking about Max earlier on today. I had planned to post an update on my uncertainty matrix, now over three decades old but a host of interesting ideas came in after I posted a preliminary work on social media.

put on your dance shoes

Harold Jarche

(Let’s dance) for fear your grace should fall. Let’s dance) for fear tonight is all. David Bowie (1983) Let’s Dance.

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The Difference Between A Boss and a Leader – 3 Tips!

KCC Business Psychology

The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader – 3 Tips! Every leader is a boss, but not every boss is a leader. What’s the difference between a boss and a leader? It all comes down to how you do it. A boss is in charge because of his or her position and title.

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Flexuosity untangled

Dave Snowden

I’ve always been fond of wolves, something that is probably due to a childhood spent with Kipling’s Jungle Book and the Just So Stories. I’m still proud of the Leaping Wolf Badge I obtained as a cub scout, although reading the link I think standards have dropped over the last few decades!

unity, not uniformity

Harold Jarche

One hundred years ago, management pioneer Mary Parker Follett wrote that “Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.”

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How to Increase LMS Adoption for a Remote Workforce


Investing in learning technology such as a learning management system (LMS) is a must for companies that want to properly deliver training to a remote workforce.

Flexuous focus (1)

Dave Snowden

This post (which will be several parts) is an extension of my posts on contextual strategy that started with a post updating my Apex Predator theory entitled Flexuosity untangled which continued on the next two days with The Ystwyth-curve and then Flexuous landscapes.

The Ystwyth-curve continued

Dave Snowden

Yesterday’s post took around 18 hours of elapsed time interspersed by a dashed visit to the shops and two hours of much-needed sleep on the sofa in the Living room after lunch and the odd interaction on LinkedIn with someone who thinks there is nothing in Complex Adaptive Systems theory as everything is encompassed by 1st order Cybernetics.

Flexuous focus (2)

Dave Snowden

In my earlier post on focus I identified the need to shift from the alpha to the omega points in the Ystwyth curve by going through four stages along with five types of premature convergence.

Cynefin and Government: a Canadian perspective

Dave Snowden

During the final week of our Cynefin 21 celebrations in October I had the privilege of talking with two long time friends here in Canada, both of whom have extensive experience working in, and consulting to, governments in Canada.

Flexuous landscapes

Dave Snowden

This is the third, and final for the moment, post looking at the Apex/Flexuous/Ystwyth curve(s) and it is more of a connection peeve that an extension. So it links with weak signal detection and also human perception and knowledge.