Monthly Archives: February 2018

A Social Movement

Just a quiet reflection tonight: in was pleased to complete the first draft of ‘The humble leader’ yesterday, but feel quite uncertain about it. I’m unclear if this was the thing bubbling away in my head, or if this is … Continue reading

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Humility: A Reflection On Social Leadership

I wanted to write an illustrated essay on humility in leadership, and this is the full first draft, shared as part of #WorkingOutLoud. There is still some work to go on this, so please accept it as it is, unproofed, … Continue reading

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What Would Help You To Tell A Story?

I’m writing the research report from the Communities of Practice research project today: this is exploring how people engage in CoPs, and the barriers that may prevent them from doing so. The output will be a series of guidelines and … Continue reading

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Early Stage Writing: ‘The Humble Leader’ #WorkingOutLoud

I’m making good progress with an illustrated essay on humility: it’s a reflective piece on the nature of humility, and how ‘the humble leader’ may be what we need in the Social Age. The essay will probably run to around … Continue reading

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The Currency of Social Engagement: Moderation and Validation of Reward

I’ve taken to describing three ‘coins’ that can be used to recognise and reward certain behaviours within communities. I don’t literally means coins: i’m using them as a tool to describe the ownership and control of both the allocation, and … Continue reading

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Storytelling Session Ideas #WorkingOutLoud

I was asked to sketch up some ideas for a session on ‘storytelling’, and thought that i’d share some of the ideas here, as part of #WorkingOutLoud. These are just sketches, outline ideas, at this stage, although some are exercises … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Fairness, Humility, and Community

Social Leadership is founded upon fairness: deeply distributed, clearly visible, transparent, and fluid. It won’t come from system and process, but rather from engagement and action, within our communities, grounded in the behaviour of every individual. Social Leadership is very … Continue reading

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