Monthly Archives: February 2019

Guide to the Social Age 2019: Belief

This post is one of a series exploring aspects of the Social Age, written as i complete the sketch map for 2019. Belief: Organisations exist in many different ways. They are legal entities, which give them security and defined power, … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Certainty

I’m working on a new Guide to the Social Age, 2019, and am sharing a series of posts around some of the core areas. Today, exploring the notion of ‘Certainty’. Certainty: this is a bedrock notion, that the ‘ways we … Continue reading

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The Social Age 2019: #WorkingOutLoud on the new map

My work is set in the context of The Social Age: a broad term to describe our evolved ecosystem. New structures of work, of social organisation, of learning, leadership, and connectivity. Each year i redraw my map of the Social … Continue reading

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Worth A Thousand Words?

Some stories are meant to carry their meaning to a wide audience: they seek clarity, using images, metaphor, analogy, and prose, to provide clarity of understanding. They hope that ‘message sent’ is ‘message received’. Technology has driven us to ever … Continue reading

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One Of Ten Thousand: Which Step Will You Take?

Of whatever magnitude desired, change most often starts with ourselves: whilst we plan for scale and effect, the reality is that the ten thousand steps to change form a daunting pathway. To ask ‘which step will you take’ can form … Continue reading

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Mapping the Social Age

At the start of every year, i redraw the map of the Social Age, to reflect my current understanding of the landscape. But every year remains a sketch map: this is an evolving landscape, like the face of a glacier. … Continue reading

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Personal Context of Learning

Each of our individual Learning Landscapes is different: we come with different knowledge, context, ability, and motivation, amongst a host of broader pressures. I thought it was worth exploring a few of these: my motivation being that, as we consider … Continue reading

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