Monthly Archives: January 2014

In the Social Age, who structures your career? What should you learn?

Some journeys are easy: you get on one train and sit for hours until you reach the destination. Others, substantially more difficult: multiple changes, some at tiny stations where you’re sat in the rain for half an hour, then a … Continue reading

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Perpetual beta: Learning about Learning Technology

Harold Jarche talks about work in ‘perpetual beta‘. It’s a great subversive notion: ‘we’re not there yet‘. When Google launched, for a number of years it’s logo showed ‘beta‘ underneath: a business still exploring, taking software notions of community testing … Continue reading

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A map of learning technology – 2014

I’ve been at The Learning Technology Conference in London all day, which somewhat eroded my time for writing (although a great opportunity to catch up with so many people). Just a short post tonight then: a map of the learning … Continue reading

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Fixing the mosaic of organisational culture

Culture is created in the moment through the behaviours of all that inhabit it. An organisation can only be trustworthy or honest as measured by the actions of it’s people. History can provide the backdrop, but the painting is always … Continue reading

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Community in Social Leadership: a first draft

The NET Model of Social Leadership defines a style of leadership suitable for the Social Age. It consists of three Dimensions: Narrative (which covers ‘Curation‘, ‘Storytelling‘ and ‘Sharing‘), Engagement (which looks at ‘Community‘, ‘Reputation‘ and ‘Authority‘), and Technology (which explores … Continue reading

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Finding a good book

I’m an unashamed bibliophile, unable to resist the lure of a new book on pretty much any subject. My bookshelves groan under the weight and, somewhat surprisingly seeing my digital heritage, i rarely buy eBooks or read longform online. The … Continue reading

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Relics of greatness: agility and learning

I travelled to Bristol yesterday, an old port with a long and glorious history. Still bustling, the signs of past glory are everywhere to be seen: on the dockside, lurking iron mooring posts that could anchor a moon and the … Continue reading

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