Shift - Episode 034 - Thomas Vander Wal

In this episode of shift we get to chat with Thomas Vander Wal, originator of the term folksonomy, about tagging, taxonomies, meaning, power, and the future that we are all hurtling towards.

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Shift - Episode 034 - Conflict

In this episode, recorded after "one of those weeks", we talk about conflict - how to handle it, what it means at work, and how we handle difference and dissent.

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Shift - Episode 033 - Stephen Quest

In this episode we are joined by Stephen Quest, Director General For IT at The European Commission. We cover the challenges of blogging as a senior executive in a high profile organisation, managing IT in a fast changing world, and adopting new styles of leadership to help change organisational culture. Great fun! 

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Shift - Episode 032 - Dave Snowden

In this episode we were joined by Dave Snowden, founder of Cognitive Edge. We romp through the topics of complexity, finance, tribalism, religion and Aristotle, all in 45 minutes!

[Apologies for the sound quality on this one. When we do interviews we rely on recording the Skype call and this time the Skype gods were not kind...]

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Shift - Episode 031 - Privilege

In this episode we discuss privilege, how we get it, how we use it responsibly, and how it's abuse affects us all.

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Shift - Episode 030 - Bravery

In this episode we discuss bravery, fear, anxiety and worry. What they mean, how you deal with them, and doing things despite them.

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Shift - Episode 029 - Dr. Emma Bond

This episode we were honoured to be joined by Dr. Emma Bond of iSEED (Institute for Social, Educational and Enterprise Development). Emma is an expert on child safety online and we talked about perceived risk, real risk, and how much the kids have to teach the grown ups!

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Shift - Episode 028 - New Modes Of Working

This week we talk about new modes of working, working remotely, managing expectations, dress code and rigour. 

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Shift - Episode 027 - Leadership

This week we talk about leadership, what it looks and feels like, what it means for followers, and how it might be changing. 

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Shift - Episode 026 - Words, words, words.

We were going to call this podcast "Communication" but in fact it is more about words, our use of words, taxonomies, structures and even a little misunderstanding of our own use of words during the podcast!

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Shift - Episode 025 - Disruption

This week on Shift we tackle the topic of disruption. Is it always a good thing? How do we feel about it? How do individuals and organisations deal with it when it is "done to them"?

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Shift - Episode 024 - Emma Mulqueeny

This week on Shift we are delighted to be joined my Emma Mulqueeny founder of Rewired State and closely involved with the government in the UK for many years. We talk about change in that context, power, politicians, the civil service and the future. 

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Shift - Episode 023 - Powerlessness

In this episode we explore the topic of powerlessness, not just at work but in life generally. How do we overcome the feeling, have agency, and make a difference? Or is it all just in our heads...?

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Shift - Episode 022 - Time

In this episode we discuss time and all its ramifications. When it goes fast, when it goes slow, how we waste it and how to control it. 

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Shift - Episode 021 - Vulnerability

In this episode we explore the challenges of vulnerability - both individual and organisational. What does it take, what does it get you. and how much of it is too much of a good thing. 

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Shift - Episode 020 - Radical Transparency

In this episode we are as open as we can be about transparency, both individual and organisational. How far can you go? How does transparency relate to marketing? What are the challenges and how do we deal with them? 

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Shift - Episode 019 - All change

A rumbustious exchange on change, change agents, organisational change, why some things never change - and yet how they can sometimes change all of a sudden.

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Shift - Episode 018 - It's all about relationships

This week we talk about the importance of relationships in the workplace. Relationships with each other, our bosses, our customers and even ourselves. How do relationships impact "the bottom line" and how do we get better at them?

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Shift - Episode 017 - Dave Winer

This week we were delighted to be joined by Dave Winer, inventor of blogging, podcasting and RSS. We discuss technology, education, corporate life, why not everyone should be a coder and, almost, got into the future.

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