Monthly Archives: September 2014

Simulations in learning

It’s a powerful thing to create simulations for learning: but not something to be taken on lightly. Whilst there are many ways they can add great value, they are not a panacea. Designed well, they can reflect reality: they can … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning in the Social Age

We carry the keys to the Social Age within our pockets: our phones connect us and this connection is what makes us more effective. I’m working on the design of a Masterclass on ‘Creating effective mobile learning in the Social … Continue reading

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The Record Store: How we use our Communities

The Social Age is lived out in our communities: the varied spaces, both on and offline, where we learn things, share things, subvert the establishment and generate momentum. Or sometimes just hang out. I’m preparing for a Masterclass in Social … Continue reading

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Global Perspectives on Social Leadership: Fairness

The Social Age is global: take the book. I wrote it in the UK, Philippines and US. Mainly in coffee shops. The typographer i found on Twitter. The printer was in Chelmsford, but the actual printing press was in Latvia … Continue reading

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Social Learning: Global Reach

As i sit at the airport, contemplating a long night ahead, i’m struck by the connections that reach out from here. On friday i’m running a Masterclass in Singapore, but already i’m connected to participants: sharing stories, building bonds, tweaking … Continue reading

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Cherishing our reflective space

Three days of reflection, learning, sharing and connecting is a luxury: one that i value greatly. I’m just home after those three days in a country house hotel, spent with a group of around fifty thinkers, practitioners and friends, reflecting … Continue reading

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Earning trust

The currency of trust is hard won. The best view I have of it in an organisational context right now is “predictability and consistency of response over time“. In other words, we can learn to trust an organisation if we … Continue reading

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