Category Archives: Leadership

Social Leadership: My First 100 Days #WorkingOutLoud

You may have noticed that the title has changed: as I’ve been sketching out ideas for the cover this week, i revised the title. That’s what #WorkingOutLoud is all about: iteration and revision, holding open the space. I’m 60% of … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days. #Sharing.

I’m making good progress with a short book on ‘Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days‘, which will be a practical set of activities to follow to start you on your journey. It’s very grounded and intended to take a couple … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the 1st 100 days of Social Leadership Book

I’m working all this week on a short follow up to the Social Leadership Handbook, entitled ‘Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days‘. As the name implies, this is a more practical text, outlining activities for 100 separate days, based around … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Social Leadership: the 1st 100 days

I’m travelling heavily this week, so using plane and train time to finish a short new book called ‘Social Leadership: the first 100 days’. As you may have gathered… it’s 100 practical activities for Social Leaders to undertake in their … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Types of Power: Individual vs Networked

I want to expand out some of the ideas around different types of power, today looking at the difference between individual and networked power. This is part of the body of work looking at the fragility of formal hierarchies, and … Continue reading

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Types of Power: the Struggle for Control

I wrote recently about the types of power that exist within organisations: individual power, based upon our relationships and sphere of direct influence, hierarchical power, which is codified within the formal defined power structure of the organisation, and networked power, … Continue reading

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The Tension Between Formal And Social Leadership

Organisations need strong formal leadership: the things we have always done, the power we have always used. Leadership within a hierarchy, under the sanction of the organisation itself. An expression of authority based upon position and absolute control. They still … Continue reading

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