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Presentation given at ProductTank London as part of an evening on teams, culture and collaboration.

Presentation given at ProductTank London as part of an evening on teams, culture and collaboration.

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  • http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/pda/2011/aug/10/facebook-losing-users
  • Simon Kuznets, the inventor of the concept of the GDP, notes in his very first report to the US Congress in 1934:...the welfare of a nation [can] scarcely be inferred from a measure of national income...
  • Profits doubled!
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/3488061345/sizes/l/
  • Ceo of Valve, personal net worth of $1.5 bn, can’t get his own game ideas made at his video game company.
  • Ceo of Valve, personal net worth of $1.5 bn, can’t get his own game ideas made at his video game company.
  • Ceo of Valve, personal net worth of $1.5 bn, can’t get his own game ideas made at his video game company.
  • But what is digital anyway?And where does the network stop?How do you account for this in role descriptions, in review processes?
  • Talk about how the 21st century is going to be vastly different than 20thHow – amidst the meltdown, where we don’t trust traditional trustworthy people/orgs – people are gravitating towards MeaningVolunteering is up, Gen Y are an empowered, picky workforce, CSR is seen as ‘marketing’A new kind of org focused on creating meaning and reaching higher purpose, AND profits
  • http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/07/31/business/20080801-metrics-graphic.html
  • Intrinsic motivation and the 16 basic desires theoryStarting from studies involving more than 6,000 people, Professor Steven Reiss has proposed a theory that found 16 basic desires that guide nearly all human behavior. The 16 basic desires that motivate our actions and define our personalities as:Acceptance, the need for approvalCuriosity, the need to learnEating, the need for foodFamily, the need to raise childrenHonor, the need to be loyal to the traditional values of one's clan/ethnic groupIdealism, the need for social justiceIndependence, the need for individualityOrder, the need for organized, stable, predictable environmentsPhysical activity, the need for exercisePower, the need for influence of willRomance, the need for sexSaving, the need to collectSocial contact, the need for friends (peer relationships)Social status, the need for social standing/importanceTranquility, the need to be safeVengeance, the need to strike back/to win
  • Empathy Listening & dialogue Purpose
  • Open data
  • Open Book Accounting
  • nixonmcinnes.co.uk@nixonmcinnesRoss’ contact detail: ross.breadmore@nixonmcinnes.co.uk / 01273 764 024


  • 1. Teams according to‘Culture Shock’@willmcinnesPage 1 | Social Business Pioneers
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  • 5. “The Internet isn‟t really a technology. It‟s a belief system, a philosophy about the effectiveness of decentralized, bottom-up innovation.”Page 5 | Social Business Pioneers Mickey Smith „Dark side of the lense‟ on Vimeo.
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  • 7. Chapter 1.Purpose & MeaningPage 7 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 8. “Making shareholder enrichment the basis of aneconomy is probably an idea that belongs upthere with Cheez Whiz and Donald Trumps hair.”- UmairHaquePage 8 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelfoleyphotography/4294112069/Page 9 | Social Business Pioneers http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelfoleyphotography/4294112069/
  • 10. „Purpose ofSignificance‟ Intro @willmcinnesPage 10 | Social Business Pioneers
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  • 12. Chapter 2.Democracy & EmpowermentPage 12 | Social Business Pioneers
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  • 18. Chapter 3.Progressive PeoplePage 18 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 19. American19 | Social Survey, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Page Time Use Business Pioneershttp://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/07/31/business/20080801-metrics-graphic.html
  • 20. • Acceptance • Physical activity• •Curiosity Accept • Power• Eating • Romance• Family • Saving•Honour • Social contact• Idealism • Social status• Independence • Tranquility• Order • Vengeance Page 20 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 21. Weirdness, „family‟,personal development Page 21 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 22. 200 people per buildingLattice structure Page 22 | Social Business Pioneershttp://www.flickr.com/photos/gore-tex-products/5983679913/
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  • 25. Chapter 4.LeadershipPage 25 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 26. • Edelman trust barometerPage 26 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 27. In a networked world, Leadership is now FollowershipPage 27 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 28. “There has been a greatdeal of talk about loyaltyfrom bottom to top. Loyaltyfrom the top to thebottom is much moreimportant and also muchless prevalent. It is thisloyalty from the top to thebottom which binds juniorsto their seniors with thestrength of steel.” Page 28 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 29. • What is my purpose in this work? • Why do I want to do it? • What are my values, and which ones am I honouring (and not) in this work? • What do I believe my strengths and weaknesses are, and how am I consciously working with them? • What do the people around my believe my strengths and weaknesses are?Page 29 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 30. Chapter 8.Fair FinancesPage 30 | Social Business Pioneers
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  • 33. www.meaningconf.co.ukPage 33 | Social Business Pioneers
  • 34. Good luck in yourProductizification@willmcinnesPage 34 | Social Business Pioneers