Category Archives: Collaboration

An Organisation of Marketplaces

As part of my #FutureWork series i have been exploring the idea of Organisational Marketplaces: an evolution away from pure allocation and control towards a model of investment and opportunity. In this piece i will explore two manifestations of this, … Continue reading

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The Social Age Guidebook Series: Free Action Focussed Resources

Over the last two years i have published six Guidebooks in the Social Age series: they’ve formed a clear attempts to carry work forward from the blog into a more developed, and action focussed, format. Broadly speaking, each takes an … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: How Trust Binds

The Social fabric of our Organisations and broader society is bound together by multiple forces, trust being one of them. To lead, in the context of the Social Age, is to hold power beyond a formal system alone, to lead … Continue reading

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‘Meta-Cognition’ and ‘Sense Making’: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 5]

This is the fifth in a short series of pieces exploring how curiosity and creativity sit at the heart of a shift to Virtual Learning. Developed from a webinar i ran in early May, the narrative is built around a … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Fails by Driving Conformity [Pt 4]

I’m sharing a series of articles that explore aspects of Virtual Learning and the ways that we build learning experiences over time. Having started with a view of what Virtual Learning is (and is not), we moved on to explore … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Works by Unlocking Curiosity [Pt 3]

This is the third in a series of articles exploring Virtual Learning and how we can design for curiosity and creativity. In the first piece we looked at a definition of Virtual Learning, and how we can use the move … Continue reading

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A Story of Leadership

We live in a time of uncertainty and change, where complex challenges will require creative solutions, and strength will lie in agility and invested engagement. The Social Age sees an evolved social contract between employee and Organisation, the emergence of … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Remote Working Survival Guide: Caring for Each Other

I am aiming to complete the text of this short Guidebook this week, which will be called ‘Finding your Campfire: the Remote Working Survival Guide’. Today, as part of #WorkingOutLoud, i am sharing a section on ‘Caring for Each Other’. … Continue reading

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Finding Your Campfire: Being Together Apart

The office is more than just a building: it’s a place where we carry out the rituals, and tell the stories, that hold the social structure of our tribes together. As we move to work remotely, how will we manage … Continue reading

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Finding Your Campfire – Session One – Packing Your Backpack

Next week i start a series of 3 linked webinars for newly remote teams. I will repeat these for as long as demand persists, moving each week between different timezones. The three sessions explore three aspects of remote working. Session … Continue reading

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