A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma

Perhaps prescient Churchill was not only referring to Russia, but the pending organizational cultural shift that beckons today’s companies and institutions. Perhaps the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma can be thought of as the relationship between leadership, org structure, learning and Enterprise 2.0. The riddle is that the components are inextricably linked. […]

The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0

I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest. The traditional ‘learning’ folks are trying to sort out how to revolutionize the industry by augmenting their formal learning strategies to incorporate social media, social learning, social networking and the like. It’s a good thing to witness, but slow as molasses in some circles. The […]

It’s Culture, Leadership and E2.0 … or fail

Over the last several months, at the job that actually pays me, I’ve been on somewhat of a soapbox speaking, writing, blogging, yammering about the link between culture, leadership philosophy and Enterprise 2.0 technologies. In summary, as we shift to a new decade replete with Moore’s Law in abundance, we need to recognize that yesterday’s […]

Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s

I knew things were starting to go a little 2.0 crazy when our 3rd child (and second daughter) was being referred to as Claire 2.0 by family, friends, etc. Her actual name is Cate. (the oldest is Claire) So how are we to make sense of this 2.0 landscape when everything seems to be coined […]

The CIO & CLO are the new Band of Brothers

It reasons to stand that if an organization wants to truly build a connected and collaborative culture (moving from command and control to cultivate and coordinate as Malone has taught us) the CIO and CLO need to become strategic partners. I don’t necessarily care where the CLO reports into per se, but I do suggest these […]