Monthly Archives: April 2015

Through the Noise

It’s a travel day: disrupted, fragmented. Hard to settle. Hard to write. Shards of time, split out. At the airport i stop for dinner. Loud: tannoy interrupts my thinking, people talking, constant noise. Hard in the restaurant: the staff are … Continue reading

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The CEDA Community model Pt.1: ‘Curation’ and ‘Technology’ in Social Learning

Yesterday i shared the first draft of a new model i’m working on: the CEDA model is intended to be a practical lens through which to view our Social Learning communities, to determine their health and productivity. Depending on what … Continue reading

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The CEDA Model: checking the vitality of Social Learning communities

At the heart of the Social Age lies community: formal or social, large or small, purposeful or just companionable. It’s the ‘sense making‘ and amplification functions of community that power Social Learning and Social Leadership and let us perform better. … Continue reading

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Now you see it… Augmented Reality in Learning

The Isle of Wight is beautiful, few spots more so than the house we rented in Cowes this weekend: panoramic views over the harbour, the sea breaking on the beach outside, a roaring fire in the evening and plenty of … Continue reading

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The Apple Watch: Day Zero

Today would have been the day i took possession of my Apple Watch, had i remembered to order one. Or had Apple spontaneously decided to send me one. Neither of which happened. None of this would have mattered, except as … Continue reading

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A Culture That Feels Right?

I delivered a workshop today at the head office of a global business: a young and dynamic company that’s growing fast. As is often the case, growth means opening new offices and, in their case, colonising extra floors of existing … Continue reading

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Six Tenets of Social Leadership

Social Leadership is a style fit for the Social Age: it’s about building social authority, reputation based leadership that is consensual by the community. It’s complimentary to formal leadership but vital at a time when formal authority delivers a diminished … Continue reading

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