The Spark Blog

An occasional series of thoughts and reflections on the role of narrative in organizational change, branding and knowledge work

diversity of courage

Having a plural organisation is vital and is hard to do. Here are some thoughts about the role of story in shifting the diversity agenda on. At the Lord Mayor’s conference for Charity Leaders recently, Alice Maynard (the departing Chair of Scope) was talking on a panel about diversity. It’s not just diversity of identity we

heroism and counterheroism: it’s all in the mind

Aidan Prior, a long term Sparknow associate, refracts our thinking around heroism and counterheroism a bit further through the lens of David Tuckett’s work on emotional finance. Shibboleth – photo | peripathetic Our thinking about counter-heroism has been developing over a number of years but it upped a gear after our response to the Salz Review of Barclays. The