Category Archives: Learning

The Context of the Social Age

Someone asked me what i do: this is my response. My work is somewhat rambling, prone at times to divergence, and not infrequently lost. Whilst i may lose sight of the odd landmark, i do at least feel confident that … Continue reading

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Illustrating ’Power and Potential’

I’m racing through some illustrations for the Enquiry Framework around ‘Power and Potential’ today: these are deliberately sketched as i anticipate this work itself iterating rapidly. The ‘theme’ is the weather – ever present, sometimes battering us, sometimes keeping us … Continue reading

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Radical Interpretations – Exploring Imagined Futures

What is a radical interpretation of the future of Learning? Or the future of Leadership as our Organisations evolve? What will Society look like as work itself changes? How will we be innovative, creative, productive? Where will technology carry us … Continue reading

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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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Research and Publication Schedule 2022

I typically map out a broad structure for the year, whilst remaining willing to deviate as curiosity carries me: today i’m sharing a broad structure of my key research and publication for 2022, with the caveat that it’s incomplete and … Continue reading

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2021 Review

This is the final blog post of 2021: in this, my primary reflective space, i’ve written around 50,000 words this year, and shared about 180 illustrations, all as part of #WorkingOutLoud. In 2021 i have deliberately given myself more freedom … Continue reading

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The Power and Pride of Being Right

Few of us like to be wrong, and yet we so often are. To be wrong can feel like being ‘found out’, or like somehow showing a weakness or failing. Most of us would rather be found out to be … Continue reading

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Learning – Fragments

Throughout this year i have been writing individual articles and short series exploring aspects of modern Organisational learning – all working towards a new publication that i hope to draw together next year: these pieces chart broad shifts in Organisational … Continue reading

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Landmarks of the Social Age – #1 – Connectivity

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud to share part of the manuscript i am working on, acting as a guide to the map of the Social Age. Our first landmark as we explore the Social Age is ‘Connectivity’ – it rises over … 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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