Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

A learning and development professional specialising in e-learning and learning technology.

Framework for Fairness: A model for fair decision making in business

Some notions seem obvious: the need to be fair, the need to do right. And yet in our societies we are not equal. We fail to do the right thing on many levels, not because we are bad people, but … Continue reading

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A Framework for Fairness: Introduction

I’ve been working today to expand my ideas around ‘fairness’, what it means to factor being fair into leadership. I’ve been writing and drawing all day… it’s late… i’m not done yet… so in the spirit of #WorkingOutLoud, i’m sharing … Continue reading

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Ignorance or Bliss?

There are many things i do not know and will never learn. Algebra remains a mystery. String theory. Piano. I have never learnt to ride a motorbike. I do not know how to program in C+ and i don’t even … Continue reading

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Building a culture of sharing

In an open culture, we share: we share our successes, our failures, and the respective paths we took to achieve both. The end point is incidental to the act: it’s the mindset of sharing that helps us to be more … Continue reading

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Social and Fair: being unheard in the Social Age

When i wrote my first book, ‘Exploring the World of Social Learning‘, i started it by saying how we live in a grey space: between the formal worlds of work and the social lives we inhabit outside of it. Increasingly, … Continue reading

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The Boatman

The windows were steamed up this morning: single glazing lets the warm, humid air inside the cottage connect with glass cooled by the fresh sea breeze outside. At this touchpoint, this connection, the condensation forms. Fine drops of water coalescing … Continue reading

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Island Life: Isolation and Purpose

Barely a mile and a half by one mile, Brownsea Island is hard to get lost on. Nestled like a cork in the bottleneck of Poole Harbour, it’s been inhabited since ancient times, most recently by the National Trust, who … Continue reading

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