Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Projection and Failure of Trust

As the Landscape of Trust research progresses, i’m developing out frameworks and ideas for understanding how trust works, development activities to build trust in teams, and diagnosis of the underlying Landscape of Trust within an organisation. Today, i want to … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Mixed Realities. #WorkingOutLoud [Part 2]

Yesterday i shared the first part of a new piece of work, looking at the psychology of mixed realities: how do virtual and augmented learning spaces differ from those that we are used to, both from a design perspective, and … Continue reading

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The Psychology Of Mixed Realities. #WorkingOutLoud [Part 1]

There’s a great buzz. Or certainly a great hype. Virtual, immersive, and augmented realty is a transformative event in learning: not simply from an experiential view but, if we focus on design and pedagogy, an effectiveness one. The technology is … Continue reading

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Drawing ‘The Trust Sketchbook’

A couple of months ago, i ran a Kickstarter campaign for ‘The Trust Sketchbook’, intended as a short, guided, reflection on ‘what trust means to me’, to be used by individuals, and within teams. I have shared a few early … Continue reading

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New York: Spaces

New York is one of my favourite cities: disjointed, divided, crowded and perpetually changing. The architecture is massive: not brutalist, but simply prevalent. There is more architecture than air in Manhattan. Layers of it, from the monumental to the prosaic, … Continue reading

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The Fear

There are two consistent aspects of the conversations that i have around the Social Age: what can it give us, and what should we fear. More specifically, ‘how can we exploit it’, and ‘what if we don’t like it’. Both … Continue reading

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Launching the Social Leadership 100 days Podcast series

Alongside the launch of my new book, ‘Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days’, i’m pushing out 100 podcasts, one to go with each development activity in the workbook. There will be a MOOC launching too, next week. If you … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days

This week i’m setting out on a seven week tour with the new book, which launches this week. ‘Social Leadership: my 1st 100 days’ is a companion to ‘The Social Leadership Handbook’, and consists of one hundred days of activity … Continue reading

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Reflecting On Radical Complexity

Yesterday i published a major piece around ‘radical complexity’, and considering whether some organisations can become ‘too big to succeed’. Today, i’ve shared part of that work in a Masterclass, specifically the thoughts around scale: that the formal structure of … Continue reading

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A State Of Radical Complexity

When the banks collapsed in the last financial crisis, there was a phrase bandied about, that some were ‘too big to fail’. This week i’ve been pondering something of the opposite: are some organisations ‘too big to succeed’. I’m not … Continue reading

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