Category Archives: Leadership

Social Leadership Illustrations: Reputation and the Jigsaw of Community

#WorkingOutLoud today, sharing two more illustrations from the forthcoming book, ‘Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days’. First, an illustration for the activity on ‘Generosity’, which considers how Social Leaders are generous with more than money: they share time, resources, … Continue reading

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Illustrating Social Leadership: My 1st 100 days

I find myself in Toronto, illustrating. ‘Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days‘ is my next book, a practical guide to developing skills across a hundred practical activities. As the name implies, it’s going to need 100 illustrations, so i … Continue reading

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Developing Social Leadership in Organisations: The Book

I’m into the last two days of crowdfunding for my next book: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days. Regular readers will have seen the content develop as i have been #WorkingOutLoud over the last two months on writing and … Continue reading

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Blowing In The Wind

Trees move in the wind: they bend, because the alternative is to break. I’m feeling deeply curious about systems at the moment: systems of power, systems of communication, formal and social systems, and so on. Particularly in how they are … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Consequence and Right

Continuing to #WorkOutLoud as i strive to finish the new book on ‘Social Leadership – my first 100 days‘ before Christmas. I’m 85% there… today, sharing two pieces from the section on Social Capital. The first is some pointers and … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: 80% A #WorkingOutLoud Post

As promised, i am on track to complete the first draft of the new Social Leadership book this week: it’s called ‘Social Leadership – my first 100 days‘, and is (believe it or not) 100 practical questions and activities in … Continue reading

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Dynamic Tension [Pt 2]

There are two pillars of an organisation: the ‘formal‘, which is represented by formal hierarchy, systems, processes, and mechanisms of control, and the ‘social‘, which is represented by reputation, social authority, trust, and strong social ties. The formal pillar of … Continue reading

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