The Yak Collective’s Writings
: Benjamin Taylor When have you seen someone change their position — and suddenly change their perspective?
: Benjamin Taylor When leaders have no idea of the real-life experience of their service, finding out can be a hell…
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Designing a better reading experience with Ben Springwater, co-founder of Matter
: Benjamin Taylor What do you think of each other? How dangerous would it be if everyone knew? A partnership exercise
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Building a social knowledge base with Dmitriy Fabrikant, founder of Knovigator
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Take control over your smartphone usage with Jorn Rigter, co-founder of Unpluq
: Benjamin Taylor What are you working hard to achieve in life, where the ‘working hard’ is self-defeating?
: Benjamin Taylor The traffic lights will kill us all one day — unless the watermelons get us first.
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Solving the biggest productivity bottleneck with Richie Bonilla, co-founder of Clarity
: Benjamin Taylor How do you show respect and collect learning when involved in organisational change?
: Benjamin Taylor Exploring practical systems change: why are we not learning all the lessons we could about fire…
: Benjamin Taylor What Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Love in the Time of Cholera can teach us about organisations and…
: Benjamin Taylor On 7–8 October I’m proud to be hosting an event that brings together 14 of the most incredible…
: Benjamin Taylor “It is a misuse of our power to take responsibility for problems that belong to someone else.”
: Benjamin Taylor The Peter Block Community Exercise — connection, gifts, community: better than ‘a warmup’
: Benjamin Taylor This week I spoke at #leanagileUK on ‘five core practices’ for effective organisations
: Benjamin Taylor what could the role of government and public services look like in the 21st Century and beyond?
: Benjamin Taylor In world of infinite overlapping possibility and multiple, irreconcilable differences, what does…
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Building an infinite canvas for your thoughts with Julia Pierce, Director at Scapple
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Exploring the power of mind mapping with Michael Hollauf, co-founder of Meister
: Benjamin Taylor We are all consultants, advisers, coaches, change people — but only a select few enter the tool…
: Benjamin Taylor What do you reach for to get a quick overview of an organisation’s structure and key data?
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff The mindful productivity audit: 10 questions to improve your well-being at work
: Anne-Laure Le Cunff Building the world’s most customizable workspace with Ivan Zhao, co-founder of Notion
: Benjamin Taylor We would all like a ‘neat and compleat’ way of making sense of the world, of leading, consulting…
: Benjamin Taylor This intriguing image contains two possibilities for organisations, and the people who spend their…
: Benjamin Taylor This is very true, and has generated some quite good comments on LinkedIn (where this blog is…
: Benjamin Taylor Why is a bridge and water such a good explanation of how people go wrong with business…
: Benjamin Taylor There are only seven ways to make savings and improvements in service organisations
: Benjamin Taylor Are you a naive enthusiast, an oversimplifying populariser, a gooroo, or a curmudgeon?
: Benjamin Taylor There are five core things which, if you make them your practice, are likely to lead to…
: Benjamin Taylor Local public services in the UK face a ‘perfect’ storm — we need Adaptive Councils
: Benjamin Taylor ‘the chick does not break the egg out of hatred for the shell — it does so out of a desire to walk…
: Benjamin Taylor Are you playing the real human game, or are you being seduced by the Dark Side of The Force?
: Benjamin Taylor The Force in organisational life: how dominant/other cultural patterns create system fragility…
: Paul Millerd Why Did People Stop Caring About Developing a Meaningful Philosophy of Life in the 1970s?
: Paul Millerd Aspiration, Meaning, & The Traps of Ambition (A Book Review of Agnes Callard’s Aspiration)
: Benjamin Taylor This is part 11 of my series on The Force in organisational life. The rest can be accessed here:
: Benjamin Taylor Not 100# to your point, but this is a good nuanced take on '30-50 wild hogs' and failures of…
: Benjamin Taylor - Here's the complete set of articles on The Force in organisational life, so far.
: Benjamin Taylor Debora, please see the twitter thread started by Sonja Blignaut posting this: https://twitter.com/so