Monthly Archives: December 2016

Social Leadership at 99%

Apologies to those of you who have weathered this series of posts: today i hit 99% of the writing for the new Social Leadership book. Whilst it may feel as though i am eking out this final stage, the reality … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Taking Stock

Today i’ve been completing the section of the new Social Leadership book with ten activities around ‘Social Capital‘. This is the ability to survive and thrive in the Social Age: an ability to navigate the landscape, and to help others … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Consequence and Right

Continuing to #WorkOutLoud as i strive to finish the new book on ‘Social Leadership – my first 100 days‘ before Christmas. I’m 85% there… today, sharing two pieces from the section on Social Capital. The first is some pointers and … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: 80% A #WorkingOutLoud Post

As promised, i am on track to complete the first draft of the new Social Leadership book this week: it’s called ‘Social Leadership – my first 100 days‘, and is (believe it or not) 100 practical questions and activities in … Continue reading

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Our Shared Differences

I am fortunate in being able to visit many different countries, to be a guest in many different cultures. As one travels around the world one moves not only in miles and metres but also in culture and difference. My … Continue reading

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From One To Three Dimensions

From the outside of any culture, we project: we rely on stereotype, assumption, preconditioned knowledge and guesswork. It’s a one dimensional view. Immersed within it, we build out the other dimensions: we add depth and colour, nuance and detail. That’s … Continue reading

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Increased Surface Area: The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I liked a notion that came up today in conversation: that by increasing the social connectivity of the organisation, we increase the surface area. This probably harks back to my 1st degree, which included aspects of material science, that taught … Continue reading

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