Category Archives: Book

The Colour of Magic

A great artist doesn’t paint a face: they frame a space that we see the face within. A few deft lines delineate empty paper from empty paper and yet, somehow, the face exists. Terry Pratchett would write like that: creating … Continue reading

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Performance Support in the Social Age: sharing an extract

I’m writing a new book this week, about ‘Learning and Living in the Social Age‘. That’s the provisional title… regular visitors will know i like to #WorkOutLoud, so i share sections as i write instead of doing a dedicated blog … Continue reading

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Sharing extract from the new book: ‘Working & learning in the Social Age’

Chapter 3: “Performance Support in the Social Age” I’m writing all this week, developing a new book, which has the provisional title “Working and Learning in the Social Age“. As usual, I’m #WorkingOutLoud and sharing some extracts as I go. … Continue reading

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The Point of Books. Not just Facebook.

A somewhat unfair media reaction today to Mark Zuckerberg’s assertion that books can be great, “allowing you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way“. I’m all for books all for people who espouse their virtues: … Continue reading

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A Year of Learning

Writing is both a compulsion and a pleasure: taking two weeks off was almost a challenge. But a change is good and two weeks away from work has given me time for both relaxation and refreshment (both of the soul … Continue reading

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The Social Leadership Handbook: launching today!

Forgive me for writing a post that’s neither reflective nor necessarily relevant to anyone else, but today sees the publication of “The Social Leadership Handbook” and it’s a proud day. The culmination of over a year’s writing, this is my … Continue reading

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The Social Leadership Handbook has landed!

Our UK office is on the third floor, a choice i regret when carrying a thousand books up the back stairs. Today, the Social Leadership Handbook has arrived from the printers in Latvia. Latvia? Yes, via a production editor in … Continue reading

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