Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

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

A Little Bit of Rebellion

I found this chair in a shoe shop, of all places: incitement to rebel, a challenge to live a little. It’s an interesting things rebellion: a force for change, an upsetting of the apple cart. Highly contextual: lead the rebellion … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Hinterland

I don’t know if it’s called ‘fly tipping’ here, but it was noticeable that, under the concrete flyways, between the monumental arches, at the dead end of endless tracks, the rubbish was piled high. Ironic really that the yard next … Continue reading

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Sharing from the new book: Change in the Social Age

I’m back to writing on the new book, with it’s provisional title ‘Organisational Change in the Social Age’. As is my habit, i’m #WorkingOutLoud and sharing some extracts as i write, in place of trying to write separately for the … Continue reading

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A Formal Request to Change

A Social model of organisational change is one that combines both formal and social elements: the formal being the organisational view and the social that of the community. It’s in the interplay between formal and social spaces that engagement occurs: … Continue reading

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Reflections on DevLearn Day 3: Game Dynamics and Trust

I presented my session on Game Dynamics this morning: really an exploration of the underlying ways that games work and how it relates to some of the wider work around learning in the Social Age. The framework i’m using to … Continue reading

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Reflections from DevLearn 2015 Day 2: Sense Making, Curiosity and Sharing

I’ve been producing a video diary at DevLearn this year, trying to extend my #WorkingOutLoud to a process of continuous reflection. I’m recording short, one minute videos and uploading through the day. It’s reasonably time intensive, but forces me to … Continue reading

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Reflections from DevLearn 2015: Innovation, Badges and Social

I’m at DevLearn in Vegas this week: for the first time, i’ve been using YouTube to share some #WorkingOutLoud reflective posts through the day, and now, in the evening, i’m writing a summary of key themes i’ve taken out from … Continue reading

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