Monthly Archives: April 2020

Skirting Curiosity

I’m skirting around the edges of Curiosity, interested to learn more, but wary of jumping into a new research piece too fast: i’m trying to use this lockdown time to complete ‘The Learning Science Guidebook’, followed by ‘The Humble Leader’ … Continue reading

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Battered by Constraint, Curiosity is our Foundation

Again today i am just #WorkingOutLoud and sharing some of the new illustrations and work around Curiosity. This first piece explores the tension between curiosity, and the forces of constraint (which may be well meaning, but can confine or restrict … Continue reading

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Breaking Yourself

Today i’m just sharing an illustration for the work around Curiosity and Creativity in Learning Design. This one is about the foundations of learning, and an idea i sometimes talk about around ‘disturbance’: the ways that learning is a process … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Curiosity and Creativity

Curiosity is about the view over the horizon: not the landscape that we already know, but the things that lie beyond. Curiosity creates the disturbance in ourselves to move forward. Curiosity fractures comfort, and sanctions the subversion of existing knowledge … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Curiosity and Mountain of Creativity: Social and Collaborative Learning

Next month i have been asked to run a session on ‘Curiosity and Creativity’ in the design of effective remote learning, which has given me an opportunity to revisit this work and build out some practical design ideas. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Restless Energy

I find it valuable to remember that our energy is not limitless, nor our direction set. We must constantly course correct and remember that it’s as important to put things down as to pick new things up. I took last … Continue reading

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My New Book: Finding your Campfire – a Remote Working Survival Guide.

‘Finding your Campfire’ is about our journey out of the office, into the wilderness of remote work. The book is available as an eBook for free. It is arranged in three sections, which explore our individual challenges, the leadership perspective, … Continue reading

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What Kind of Community Builder Will You Be?

In the Social Age, our Communities make us stronger, if we are willing to invest in their strength, and hold the humility to listen. In the work i recently published in the ‘Community Builder Guidebook’, i talked about the underlying … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Move to Remote Learning – Curiosity, Context, and Fracturing Frames

Yesterday i shared a view of the transfer of face to face learning into social, virtual and remote contexts. Today i will build out some further areas (until such time as the baby wakes up): as i stressed yesterday, this … Continue reading

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Social, Virtual and Remote Aspects of Learning Design and Delivery

I’ve been rather overwhelmed by conversations about how Organisations can rapidly and effectively take existing face to face programmes and repurpose them to be remote, or to design effective distance learning from scratch. Whilst i don’t want to add noise … Continue reading

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