Category Archives: Community of Practice

Community Firmament

I think i would put today’s writing firmly in the speculative space: i am thinking about how Communities operate within Formal Organisations, and prototyping a new language around it. But i do not expect this to be ‘right’ yet. It’s … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Prototype Community Diagnostic

i’m working this week on a Community Diagnostic, aimed to visualise a profile of a Community. The first iteration will have circa 100 questions, and is likely to be a rough affair, as it consolidates several earlier efforts. In these … Continue reading

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The Community Handbook: a #WorkingOutLoud post

I’m taking the results from the Landscape of Trust research, and the Communities of Practice research, and trying to hack together a short Handbook, intended to share relevant aspects of the combined research, alongside interpretation, links to other writing, and … Continue reading

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What Is Community For? A #WorkingOutLoud Post

I’m drawing upon the two main research projects from 2017, to produce a wider report on ‘Communities’, in Social Learning, and Social Leadership. I will share this once complete. It will be a practical guide, doing four things: * I … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Communities

I’m working up a report on communities, specifically on the conditions for, and operation of, Communities of Practice. I’ve spend seven hours working on this on the plane today, so just sharing the introduction as part of #WorkingOutLoud. “In the … Continue reading

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Creating and sharing: why we are all curators in the Social Age

I read a study this morning from the Pew Research Centre’s Internet Project. They interviewed a thousand American adults on their internet habits: 54% of them had posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% shared content they found … Continue reading

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Learning tribes

It’s been a good week: i’ve been in New York, working with a small team, sharing ideas and learning. Most of the sessions have been around leadership, with me trying to bring a perspective of the Social Age, exploring the … Continue reading

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