Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

A learning and development professional specialising in e-learning and learning technology.

Dynamic Tension

There are two aspects of an organisation: the ‘Formal‘ dimension, those things that are visible, codified into hierarchy, system, process, assets and infrastructure, and the ‘Social’ dimension, which is about communities, reputation, Social Authority and Social Leadership, co-creation and trust. … Continue reading

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Flow

Just a brief follow up to yesterdays piece: so the presentation went very well. I found the narrative. As ever, i’m reminded that learning is a process of discomfort, disturbance, and making things safe again. Climbing the ladder, one rung … Continue reading

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Risk

I’m highly nervous: tomorrow morning i present the work on Black Swans and the Limits of Hierarchy. And i made the mistake of rehearsing it. I am very rarely nervous: i spend a good chunk of my time in conversations. … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: My First 100 Days #WorkingOutLoud

You may have noticed that the title has changed: as I’ve been sketching out ideas for the cover this week, i revised the title. That’s what #WorkingOutLoud is all about: iteration and revision, holding open the space. I’m 60% of … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days. #Sharing.

I’m making good progress with a short book on ‘Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days‘, which will be a practical set of activities to follow to start you on your journey. It’s very grounded and intended to take a couple … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the 1st 100 days of Social Leadership Book

I’m working all this week on a short follow up to the Social Leadership Handbook, entitled ‘Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days‘. As the name implies, this is a more practical text, outlining activities for 100 separate days, based around … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days

I’m travelling heavily this week, so using plane and train time to finish a short new book called ‘Social Leadership: the first 100 days’. As you may have gathered… it’s 100 practical activities for Social Leaders to undertake in their … Continue reading

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