Monthly Archives: March 2019

#WorkingOutLoud on the Community Builder’s Guidebook

Today i am sharing a sketch of a cover idea for my next Social Age Guidebook, which is aimed at Community Builders. So far i have published ‘The Trust Guidebook’, and ‘The Social Learning Guidebook’, with ‘The Social Age Guidebook’ … Continue reading

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Reframing Brexit

The UK is fractured by Brexit. The arguments, both for, and against, are largely tribal and intractable. And of one thing i am sure: whichever side ‘wins’, it will also lose. Unity is not something that can be imposed. And … Continue reading

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The Wrong Currency

I used to have an elderly neighbour, when i was a student, in a shared house. I’m not sure quite how old she was, but in my memory she was about 170. One of my friends would often check in … Continue reading

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The Social Learning Guidebook: A Free Resource

You can download my new Guidebook on Social Learning here. It’s intended to form a concise, practical, guide for practitioners who are trying to transform learning, through more social and collaborative approaches. It builds upon work i’ve shared previously, both … Continue reading

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The Map of the Social Age 2019

I’ve just completed writing all 13 primary articles, and now the final map to go with them: this will form the Social Age Guidebook for 2019, which i will aim to publish as a short eBook next month. I’ve really … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Change

This is the final article in a series of pieces that, together, annotate my Map of the Social Age for 2019. These pieces simply mark a dozen points in the landscape that seem of particularly important to me at this … Continue reading

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The Price of Gratitude

I wrote a ‘thank you’ note today, digging my fountain pen out of the drawer to do so. It took me back to a previous era (one in which i used my fountain pen often enough that i did not … Continue reading

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