Monthly Archives: February 2014

Assessment: we’re spoilt for (multi) choice

Long term blog readers will know of my dislike of multi-choice assessments: the last ditch bid of the desperate in the final fifteen minutes of learning design. In an idle five minutes, i’ve sketched out some other approaches to assessment, … Continue reading

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Agility

What is agility? It’s about QUESTIONING everything. Just because you did it that way yesterday doesn’t mean we should do it that way tomorrow. In the Social Age, change is constant. Doing what you always did won’t work anymore. Question … Continue reading

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The Future of Leadership

I was asked to write a few pages on the Future of Leadership this week. I’m sharing it here. Regular visitors will recognise parts of this narrative. We live in the Social Age, where formal models of authority and power … Continue reading

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Market Towns: the places we gather

I was driving through the New Forest yesterday: as the sun was out i went right through, passing through towns and villages as well as wide open spaces and tracts of woodland. The Forest is an old landscape, shaped by … Continue reading

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Healthcare radicals: momentum for change

I’ve been talking today with a community who are becoming change agents: disruptive healthcare radicals who are trying to upset the status quo and drive reform through action. They are uniting around common values, around models for change, around the … Continue reading

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Mapping the Social Age: the ecosystem of change

As i work on the book about the Social Age, i’ve spent some time charting the ecosystem of change. Change is constant, and not just in one area. Driven by technology, in a context of wider social change, everything is … Continue reading

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