Monthly Archives: June 2018

Dear NHS

Dear NHS, My father is home. After six weeks in hospital, it’s been a tough ride for everyone, but such are the perils of growing older. And now i need to say ‘thank you’. Falling into the arms of a … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Looking Down

When i was studying architectural history for a while, one of the lessons i learned was ‘always look up’. When you walk along a street, you see the modern facades at street level, but by looking up, you see the … Continue reading

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The Mechanisms of Storytelling Certification

A short #WorkingOutLoud post, following yesterday’s introduction of the draft content for the Social Leadership Storytelling Certification that i’m developing throughout June. The image below is intended to illustrate the design approach: introducing key ideas, to provide a framework of … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Social Leadership Storytelling Certification

This is an early stage #WorkingOutLoud post, as i start to develop a certification programme around Storytelling for Social Leaders. I’m ultimately aiming to build a few of these out, around each of the nine aspects of Social Leadership shown … Continue reading

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5 Things A Social Leader Does Every Day

Social Leadership is not just about thinking, it’s about taking action, every day. The culture of an organisation is co-created through the actions of every individual, in the moment, through the things they say and do. So whilst our journey … Continue reading

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A Forest of Social Leaders

A forest is defined as much by the space as it is the trees: it’s an ecosystem, with every part in balance with the whole. As a system, it’s constantly in motion, from the wind that sways the branches of … Continue reading

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