Author Archives: julianstodd

About julianstodd

Author, Artist, Researcher, and Founder of Sea Salt Learning. My work explores the context of the Social Age and the intersection of formal and social systems.

Future of Work: Options – Questions

I am not alone in saying that train and plane time is valuable, but in two flavours. The train that i am currently on has no WiFi of any use, and no real phone signal, so it’s enforced ‘offline time’. … Continue reading

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Wisdom

As i was unsure when to lift the tulip bulbs, i asked a responsible adult. In this case, i had a choice of three: all grandparents. I guess i could have asked my son, but whilst he has a certain … Continue reading

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The Path

“Bullets cannot kill love”, said Olav Fykse Tveit, the head of the Norwegian Protestant Church at a memorial service in the capital, Oslo, yesterday, following the murder of two people, and wounding of many more, at an attack in one … Continue reading

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Learning Fragments: evolving thoughts on learning

Over the last four months i’ve been playing with a new space, dedicated specifically to fragments of thought around my core work on social and collaborative learning. It’s a video blog (of a vlog, if you’re in the know) sharing … Continue reading

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Radical Interpretations: Find Your Voice

Through this second half of the year i’m editing a collection of work that will publish as ‘Radical Interpretations’ magazine – a series of imagined futures. I’m currently looking for both established and emergent voices with a vision to share: … Continue reading

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Government – Society – Organisation: Evolution

This is very early stage #WorkingOutLoud – a piece, considering the taxonomy of social systems and evolving structures of society in the broadest context of the Social Age. We tend to understand society in terms of fixed structures and the … Continue reading

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Human[KIND]

My work over the last two years has involved diving quite deeply into the ‘Social Currencies’ that bind together (or drive apart) our social context. This is a world governed by gut instinct, feeling, the things we ‘believe’ or hope … Continue reading

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#LearningFragments – The Staircase of Certainty

Most of the things i truly believe today i believe with a certainty. Sometimes a righteous one. Sometimes an indignant one. And yet they are not always the things that i was certain about yesterday. There is a naive temptation … Continue reading

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The Stories We Hide

We grow out of stories: the ones gifted to us by our family, or imposed upon us by society. These stories shape us, and sometimes we celebrate them, or choose to leave them behind. In many ways we are nothing … Continue reading

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Clarity, Simplicity and Certainty

This morning i was lucky to host an online group for a Leadership Campfire around ‘Accountability’, where we considered the formal and social structures within which we construct our sense of consequence and action. This afternoon i’m running an in … Continue reading

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