Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Three Levels of Storytelling: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 6]

This is the sixth in a series of pieces exploring techniques for Virtual Learning Design based around unlocking curiosity and encouraging creativity. In this piece i will explore the three levels of Storytelling: individual, co-created, and organisational. Whilst i’m sharing … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud Sharing ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation’

Today i’m sharing the introduction from my next Social Age Guidebook: it explores the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and represents a summary of my work around this area so far. There’s a strange feature of Organisations in that they cast a … Continue reading

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‘Meta-Cognition’ and ‘Sense Making’: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 5]

This is the fifth in a short series of pieces exploring how curiosity and creativity sit at the heart of a shift to Virtual Learning. Developed from a webinar i ran in early May, the narrative is built around a … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Fails by Driving Conformity [Pt 4]

I’m sharing a series of articles that explore aspects of Virtual Learning and the ways that we build learning experiences over time. Having started with a view of what Virtual Learning is (and is not), we moved on to explore … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Works by Unlocking Curiosity [Pt 3]

This is the third in a series of articles exploring Virtual Learning and how we can design for curiosity and creativity. In the first piece we looked at a definition of Virtual Learning, and how we can use the move … Continue reading

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Virtual Learning: Designing for Curiosity and Creativity [Pt 2] – Breaking Yourself

This is a second part of a series exploring Virtual Learning, and the ways that we can design for curiosity and creativity. The series is based around some tips and techniques, so is intended to be practical and applied. I … Continue reading

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Virtual Learning: Designing for Curiosity and Creativity [Pt 1]

Virtual Learning is not just a change in where we deliver learning, but rather a change in the way we design it. In this series, i will explore some of the underlying ideas, and some practical tips and techniques for … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Virtual Learning Design Tips

I’m delivering a session later this week around Virtual Learning, and specifically the role of curiosity and creativity in learning. I’m trying to make it a mix of the thoughtful and the applied: so a bit of a ramble through … Continue reading

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Slaying the Beast: Why Change Is Hard

Change is often thwarted not by outside factors, lack of budget, or too little time, but rather by the sheer momentum, mass, and nested power, of existing systems. Organisations act like a beast that demands it’s favourite food over and … Continue reading

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A Story of Leadership

We live in a time of uncertainty and change, where complex challenges will require creative solutions, and strength will lie in agility and invested engagement. The Social Age sees an evolved social contract between employee and Organisation, the emergence of … Continue reading

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