The Spark Blog

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

networked curiosity: strange-making and sense-making

Last week we helped a client run an innovation day, part of strengthening an innovation network. Sparknow spoke about the responsibility and rewards for individuals in that network. Here are some notes on that. In becoming a network of curiosity, what can individuals do, individually and together, to take responsibility for the heightened awareness and

systems vs bodies

Victoria relates Archbishop Welby’s recent speech on good banking back to Sparknow’s work with causal layered analysis: shift the deeply hidden narrative layers and everything else follows. On Wednesday night, Archbishop Welby was giving the keynote at the third in a trio of debates on ‘The City and the common good: what kind of City