To Build Gateways

As communities find their unity, they build their walls: the forces that bring us together also hold us apart.

One role of Social Leaders is to build gateways, and to be mindful of how those gateways are guarded: it’s not enough to open up a gap, we may also need to invite or accompany people in.

Communities sometimes exclude not because they desire to, but because they fail to work towards inclusion. Hence the first instinct of Social Leadership should be to reach out into the silence, and hold a lantern up to guide people in.

About julianstodd

Author and Founder of Sea Salt Learning. My work explores the Social Age. I’ve written ten books, and over 2,000 articles, and still learning...
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