Category Archives: Learning

Social Leadership: #WorkingOutLoud on a Virtual Programme

As part of #WorkingOutLoud, i’m sharing the design of a full Social Leadership development programme, which i am starting to deliver today, and which is fully online. I’ve delivered plenty of face to face programmes, and plenty of online sessions, … Continue reading

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The Captain’s Log

I write a weekly email newsletter for Social Age Explorers (that’s why i don’t post a blog on Fridays). It’s a reflective letter, commenting on key news stories, providing a layer of context around my writing through the week, updating … Continue reading

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Evolving Knowledge

When we consider the new ecosystem of the Social Age, we can look at some very specific changes, foundational shifts that trigger new modes of social organisation, emergent structures of power, and evolved behaviours in both individuals and groups. Our … Continue reading

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Social Learning Experiments

I presented a session on Social Learning at a Dutch learning conference today, ending the session by describing ‘Six Week Experiments’. This notion of short, focused, and achievable, experiments is something that i’m taking from the upcoming publication of ‘The … Continue reading

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The Reality of Learning

The pace of change in Organisational approaches to learning is being far outstripped by evolutions in the reality of learning itself. In the Social Age, technology allows us to access knowledge, and make sense of it, ever faster, and more … Continue reading

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Fire and Fury

I have to say that when the two Falcon Heavy boosters touched down, in perfect synchrony, after shooting their record breaking payload into orbit, i felt pretty emotional. It wasn’t just the wild applause, or the bursts of Bowie’s ‘Space … Continue reading

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On Learning

‘Learning’ is probably a more visceral, and less refined experience than we care to believe is true: a lurching series of beliefs, rationalised in retrospect, validated in our preconceptions and bias. Very little learning happens in isolation of context: either … Continue reading

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