Category Archives: Curation

5 Elements of Curation in Social Leadership

I wrote about Curation in Social Leadership yesterday in preparation for a webinar that I’m delivering tomorrow: having introduced five elements, space, content, stories, reputation, and values, today I’m going to build those out a little further. In the context … Continue reading

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Curation in Social Leadership [part 2]

Yesterday I started to expand out some of the ideas around Curation in Social Leadership. I discussed how Social Leadership is a style of leadership suited to the Social Age: it’s contextual and consensual and founded within our communities. I … Continue reading

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Curation in Social Leadership [part 1]

Social Leadership describes a type of authority that applies in communities, outside of formal hierarchy, and based upon our reputation, earned over time. It’s not an alternative to formal leadership, it’s complimentary to it: but it’s reach extends where formal … Continue reading

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Aspects of Social Leadership #2 Curation

Circumstance need not be accidental: it can be planned. Within the NET model of Social Leadership, the first component is ‘Curation’. This isn’t some Victorian notion of gathering stuffed animals and displaying them for public approval, but rather the way … Continue reading

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Sense making in the Social Age

Back from holiday and off to Bulgaria today to deliver a workshop about social learning and community management. I’ve never been to Bulgaria before, indeed, i’d be hard pushed to tell you anything about it whatsoever that went beyond media … Continue reading

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A note on Curation in Social Leadership

The difference between my attic and the British Museum is that one is curated, whilst the other is full of junk. To be fair on the British Museum, they’ve got a lot more stuff than me to sort out… Curation … Continue reading

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The OAR Model for Community Management

I’ve been working this week on a workshop for social community managers and came up with this model, which i thought i’d share today. The OAR model covers three activities: Observe, Attend and Refer. For much of the time, the … Continue reading

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Sharing in Social Leadership: a first draft

The NET model of social leadership defines a style of leadership which is suitable for the Social Age. It’s a style that reflects the changing nature of authority and leadership as formal hierarchies of power crumble and as people expect … 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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Storytelling in Social Leadership – a first draft

We need a new style of leadership for the Social Age: a style that is based upon our ability to collaborate and share within communities, to create meaning in the moment, to build our personal reputation and rely on this … Continue reading

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