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Updated by Martin Couzins on May 11, 2017
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LearnPatch coverage from Meaning Conference #1

These are our interviews from the first Meaning Conference.

Purpose in work at the Meaning Conference

Here is my live blog from David Hieatt's session on purpose in action from the Meaning Conference. Hieatt was co-founder of Howies and founder of Do Lectures. Started talk by asking audience to pass around a pair of jeans his company had made. Each person to look and feel for six seconds and pass on.

Video: Prof Karen Pine on behaviour change

Professor Karen Pine, professor of developmental psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, gave a talk on behaviour change at the recent Meaning conference. Here is the video . . .

Interview with Stowe Boyd: Beyond social - what next for business?

Blogger and thinker Stowe Boyde's opening keynote at this week's Meaning Conference looked at the future of work. We caught up with Boyd and asked him about what social business means, what post-social business looks like and what tools we will need for this new era of working.

Luis Suarez on a collaborative future and enterprise learning

In his talk on collaboration in the enterprise, IBM's Luis Suarez told Meaning Conference delegates that the biggest problem in business is engagement, or lack of it. Suarez cited a Deloitte survey that said 70% of employees feel disengaged with work. Three to four hours a day on average are spent processing emails.

Video: Indy Johar on four big issues for 21st century business

At the end of Indy Johar's session at the Meaning Conference he posed four questions for organisations - ranging from platforms to leadership style. Here is Johar talking through the challenges.

Three behaviour change principles

Professor Karen Pine shared her three behaviour change principles at today's Meaning Conference. 1 Learn through doing Not by thinking or reasoning. By having real experiences that are outside our normal range. we go back to what we were doing. The brain is a habit machine.

Beyond social - the future of work

Live blog notes from Stowe Boyd's session at the Meaning Conference. Boyd shares his ideas on the social workplace. Model of social biz is out of date So we have to imagine the postnormal business. We have to imagine a future where the way we work and play will fundamentally change.