Category Archives: Leadership

Social Leadership Daily

Alongside the blog, i have also recently started to publish a daily practitioner newsletter called ‘Social Leadership Daily’ – it’s a focussed sixty seconds a day for a question, reflection, or action, and it’s just turned 100 days old. This … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘Power and Potential’

Yesterday was a rather unsatisfactory day, my first working on illustrations for ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. This is not uncommon: illustrating a book is a little like finding a voice in that sometimes you have to search around a … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Power and Potential #3 – Fear

In a couple of weeks time i am guiding two cohorts through a prototype of the new work on ‘Power and Potential’: this is presented as an Enquiry Framework, sixteen guided questions through which to explore the nature and shape … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Power and Potential #2

Yesterday i shared part of the writing around ‘Power’ that i’m pulling together for a new programme called ‘Social Leadership – Power and Potential’ – i’m prototyping this work with a Pharma company leadership cohort in February, and building out … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Power and Potential

Early next month i’m delivering the prototype of a new Leadership programme called ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. It explores the nature and extent of our power through sixteen questions, across four sections. Today, as part of #WorkingOutLoud on the … Continue reading

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Automation and the Future of Work

This is part of a series of pieces as part of a discussion around the Future of Work. This sketch is a different way of visualising some of the factors that set the context, and influence the thinking around, the … Continue reading

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Why we Work – Reflections on the Future of Work

What is ‘work’, and why do we do it? The contemporary conversation about ‘the workplace’, in terms of the geography of work, and the social dynamics of collaboration, and the impacts of technology, against a backdrop of 18 months of … Continue reading

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Diagnosis and Holding Ambiguity

Within our modern Organisations, we do not simply need a capability to ‘do’, so much as an ability to ‘diagnose’. To take a look at the seemingly familiar, simple, or one dimensional, and to understand it in terms of broader … Continue reading

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8 Questions on the Future of Work

I’ve been working on an enquiry framework to explore ‘The Future of Work’. Today i am sharing a first draft of the first half of that. It’s based around 8 questions – and for each i include context and an … Continue reading

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Foundations of Social Leadership

My work is iterative and evolutionary, developing in response to new thinking, new research, and simply in response to discovering that parts of it are wrong. I share this work and thinking as i go, and this space, on the … Continue reading

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