Traditional ideas about brand do not work well in the context of social licensing. Social license refers to the ongoing acceptance of your organisation’s business practices and ways of operating by your stakeholders. If you lose social license, you lose the legitimacy to continue
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Organisations that value their reputation, their legacy and that want to be on the right side of history need a story about how they are contributing a positive impact. They need a story that they can tell with a sense of pride and that can bear external scrutiny.
Organisations and teams are similar. Being able to stop is essential for moving ahead. Stopping enables learning. Lots of busy action is not the same as movement. Movement only starts from stillness.
They note that by practicing dialogue skills in their other day-to-day work, they amplify their service and impact. They observe that their self-awareness is sharper and that their capacity to be effective in complex situations is enhanced.
Craft goals in the language and worldview of the prevailing culture while enabling people to make sense of those goals in their own terms. This is the work of the bi-culturalist.
Controlled and linear organisational learning may have worked in less turbulent times. A learning culture that is fit-for-purpose in today’s world requires learning to emerge in real time. Tune into what is happening at the periphery of our organisation. The ripe issues are more likely to emerge there.