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Neuroscience: Employee engagement – in Mind, in Body, but in Soul? Part 1

Agile Elephant recently ran a workshop at the #responsiveorg unconference in London entitled: “The History, Biology, Anthropology and Psychology of a Responsive Organisation”. Much of the content stems from background research that we’re doing on what the future of work/organisational … Continue reading

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Social Onslaught

Over the past 7 years or so we have witnessed the explosion and ubiquitous use of social tools which have for most of us changed both the way we handle our social lives and increasingly our working lives too. The … Continue reading

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Etsy: A Launchpad for Global Entrepreneurs

Back in 2008 I wrote about Etsy and how I had seen it showcased at the Future of Web Apps Conference to a crowd of disbelieving geeks who viewed it as ‘just another Ebay’ and didn’t quite understand how it … Continue reading

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Business as a Social Object, the Shadow Economy and WOMnets

“Could business become nothing more than a social object, and individuals would collaborate via social networks, doing what businesses used to do”  I put out this idea when I spoke at the Patchwork Elephant Conference about what the future could … Continue reading

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Thinking the unthinkable with the Social Business Patchwork Elephant

I helped host the Social Business Patchwork Elephant Revisited last Friday. The first one was hosted 3 years ago when the term ‘Social Business’ was barely known and certainly didn’t have its very own industry as it pretty much does … Continue reading

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The Social Business Patchwork Elephant Revisited

Three years ago, in Social Media Week London, we took an in depth look at the emerging Social Business world. We called it a “patchwork elephant” as it is very large, in the room, but it’s hard to see the … Continue reading

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July 2013 Links of Interest

Links of interest: Social Business   Social Media/Marketing   Technology   The Future City

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Where to work or not to work – that is the question (well, this week anyway)…

Watching the debate this week around Yahoo and its ‘leaked’ (?) memo that it is to pull all employees back into the office and not allow them to work from home from June 2013 has been pretty intense stuff.  A … Continue reading

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Opening a Can of Data

Would you be happy for the world to know your salary details?  Many of us in the UK would baulk at the merest thought of the idea while in other countries revealing this data is the norm.  What is it … Continue reading

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January 2013 Links of Interest

Links of interest: Smart Working    Social Media/Marketing     Technology     The Future City

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