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Podcast Series: Fundamentals of Social Innovation

We are very happy to be collaborating with Burgert Kirsten and his Liminal Podcast, to produce a series of interviews about the work of shifting social patterns in communities and organizations. You can find the details and stream all the episodes here. Session 1: The Great Turning Session 2: Social complexity and human depth -- the materials of social innovation Session 3: Approaches to [...]

Culture in Small Servings

Improving organizational culture doesn't have to be big, messy, and abstract. It can and does happen in small doses, though it certainly helps to have good tactics. Here are two small-scale tactics that can have lasting effects.

By | January 21st, 2016|Categories: Culture work|0 Comments

How to foster design culture: expand your conversational toolkit

If your palette of culture-shifting tools is limited to meetings, presentations, mandate, persuasion, and technology, it’s no wonder that culture-shifting seems impossible. What tools for conversational leadership are in your kit? Marc Rettig scans the "communication continuum" and offers a chance to expand your toolkit.

Advance Retreat #1: The Culture Question

We're partnering with Rosenfeld Media to produce the first Advance Retreat, February 11-12, in Palm Springs, California. We are gathering no more than 50 design leaders to work together on this critical question: "How can we foster an effective, open, enduring culture of design in our organizations?" Want to know how we'll tackle it, and if it's for you? Read on.

By | December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Culture work|1 Comment
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