Monthly Archives: November 2022

Making the Enemy

I’ve been toying with an idea today: the way that we make the enemy. The ways that we find comfort in opposition, and how it can cause us to search out, and create, the ‘other’. It’s easy to stand against … Continue reading

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Learning Science Guidebook #4 – Nested Contexts

This post is part of a series where i am sharing work from my collaboration with Sae on the Learning Science Guidebook. It’s early stage #WorkingOutLoud, and should be taken as such. Today we consider ‘nested contexts’ and how they … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Learning Science Guidebook #3 – Information, Knowledge, and Sense Making

This post is part of #WorkingOutLoud as Sae and I work together on the new Learning Science Guidebook. Last week i shared a post on Information, knowledge, and sense-making, as a note to Sae [it may be worth reading that … Continue reading

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Culture Explorers: Agility, Fracture, Failure

Sharing half a thought today with a sketch i drew earlier for the Culture Explorer programme that i’m currently prototyping. I’m using this to consider three questions: what ‘Agility’ means (and whether it’s about individual behaviours aggregated up to culture … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Learning Science Guidebook’ #2 – The Creation of Meaning

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud on the Learning Science Guidebook. This post is a fragment of an idea that i will share with Sae, and explore in our joint writing through this week – and shared as such – imperfect work, … Continue reading

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The Fragility of Power

All power has boundaries, all can be opposed. When we consider ‘power’ within our systems, we often think about gain, about strength, but equally valuable is to consider our fragility. Where do the edges lie, and what can split it … Continue reading

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Edgelands

Just sharing an illustration today: in the new Culture Explorer work i’m running a session around ‘Edgeland’ spaces. These are intersections (in this illustration, the space between the tides), spaces that are neither one thing, nor fully another. They are … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Learning Science Guidebook’ #1

Last week i started work with my friend, Dr Sae Schatz, on a new project: the Learning Science Guidebook. Today i am sharing our first draft of an introduction: i doubt whether this will make it into the final piece, … Continue reading

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The Humble Leader – Launches Today

My new book, ‘The Humble Leader’ launches today. It’s a short book, a beautiful one i hope, that acts as a guided reflection on humility in Social Leadership. Whilst this is the shortest book that i’ve ever written (i am … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Culture and Power

Just a simple illustration today: that culture is a landscape, but we feel the weather differently, dependant upon where we stand . This piece considers ‘power’ and the ways that it acts upon us. For example, our ‘reputation’ may be … Continue reading

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