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Decentralized Organization Examples

Top Ten Blog Posts

I’ve now published 894 blog posts. And, I thought it was worth sharing some of the most popular ones. Here are the top ten most popular blog posts on my site. My Top Ten Blog Posts Examples of Centralized and Decentralized Organisations Ten Famous Manifestos How to Write Your Manifesto in Two Steps The Manifesto…

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Business Collections

Business Collections

Collecting Autographs When I was growing up I was never really into stamps. loved the footy. I played it at school, played it after school and played it on the weekend. I even was lucky enough that my Dad took me to watch my beloved Geelong Cats when they played at home. We used to…

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Ideas Architect Podcast

Where Are You Out of Date?

Bob Dylan once sang in his voice of sand and glue*, ‘The Times They Are A Changin’. And, that means we need to change too. If we don’t we may fall behind, lag our customers and find ourselves out of date. In this episode (#76) of the Ideas Architect Podcast we share a recent blog…

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The Authentic Follower

The Authentic Follower

This is our eighth and final in a series of posts from the Book Rapper issue Authentic. It’s derived from Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones’ book Why Should Anyone Be Led By You that discusses what it takes to be an authentic leader. Previously in this series: Communication for Leaders Why we need Authentic Followers…

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Communication for Leaders

Communication for Leaders

This is our seventh in a series of posts from the Book Rapper issue Authentic. It’s derived from Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones’ book Why Should Anyone Be Led By You that discusses what it takes to be an authentic leader. Previously in this series: Manage Social Distance Communication For Leaders It’s not enough to…

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The Authentic Leader

Manage Social Distance

This is our seventh in a series of posts from the Book Rapper issue Authentic. It’s derived from Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones’ book Why Should Anyone Be Led By You that discusses what it takes to be an authentic leader. Previously in this series: Cultural Relationships Managing social distance reflects the need to engage…

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Cultural Relationships

Cultural Relationships

This is our sixth in a series of posts from the Book Rapper issue Authentic. It’s derived from Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones’ book Why Should Anyone Be Led By You that discusses what it takes to be an authentic leader. Previously in this series: The Three Leadership Situations Conform Enough Being a leader implies…

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World Map - Location Sensitive

Location Sensitive

Location Sensitive I met recently with a startup entrepreneur who was building her business in the women’s hosiery or tights market. It was an interesting conversation because, as you might expect, I have very little experience in this area. One of the intriguing things for me was the nuance of the market. At the first…

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Isaac Newton - leaders in your field

Leaders in Your Field

Who are the Leaders in Your Field? Sir Isaac Newton once said: If I have seen further it is by standing on ye shoulders of giants. (Although this appears to come from Bernard of Chartres) And, in his recent blog post, Seth Godin updates this quote by saying: If you don’t know who the must-reads…

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Ideas Architect Podcast

Business Fitness Podcast

How fit are you? How fit is your business? Whilst we tend to think of ‘fitness’ as part of exercise, it’s also a useful measure to judge the performance of our business. Just as fitness leads to good health, a lack of fitness can lead to an under-performing or even fatal business illness. This is…

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