Monthly Archives: March 2014

Extract from the new book: Social Capital in Social Leadership

I’m working on the final two chapter of the first draft of my new ‘Handbook for Social Leadership‘. I shared a few sections last week and, today, sharing a chunk from the chapter on Social Capital: this is an area … Continue reading

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Extract from Handbook for Social Leadership: Co-Creation

I’m writing all this week, trying to finish the first draft of the ‘Handbook for Social Leadership’. As usual, i’m sharing extracts as i write: this is neither complete, not proofed, very much riddled with my notes and mistakes, but … Continue reading

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Sharing extracts from the new book: Handbook for Social Leadership

I’m writing all this week on Social Leadership with a view to publishing a Handbook very soon: this will cover the foundations of Social Leadership and explain the NET Model. As i’m focusing on that writing (and as this has … Continue reading

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Working on the Social Leadership Handbook

Just short posts this week: i’m in the Philippines working on a first draft of the Social Leadership Handbook. True to the principles of the Social Age, it will be an agile draft: likely updated each year (we do, after … Continue reading

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Trust and Rules

I got mugged in Manila last week: an unpleasant addendum to an otherwise productive trip. I’d got chatting to an elderly Chinese lady in cafe who spiked my drink with a strong tranquilliser, leaving me unconscious until picked up by … Continue reading

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Making Connections: creating meaning

I’m sat in the transit lounge of Singapore airport, on my way to Manila, so making a connection in a very literal sense. I wrote a book in Singapore in 2012, called ‘Learning, Knowledge and Meaning‘. It was about how … Continue reading

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Subversive social communities to drive organisational change

Communities are on my mind this week: we interact with them in so many ways, find them in so many places and achieve so much within and alongside them (which is why they sit at the heart of Social Leadership). … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration

Just sat here at a lose end, thinking what to write, when a conversation kicked off on Twitter from a small community that we formed in the Workshops last week. Which got me thinking: where do you find your inspiration? … Continue reading

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Sense making and storytelling

I’ve spent this week celebrating my 750th blog post by running a series of workshops around core topics: learning design, social leadership, culture and change. These have been great fun events: sharing, learning, making new friends and catching up with … Continue reading

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750: Equality

This is my 750th post here on the Learning Blog. I use these milestones for reflection. Over the last 3 years we’ve covered a lot of ground, and i could happily recap some of those themes, but instead i wanted … Continue reading

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