Category Archives: Social Age

Guide to the Social Age 2019: Inequality

This is the fifth in a series of articles exploring my new Map of the Social Age for 2019. This work is iterative and cumulative, so my most recent writing builds upon the foundational trends i have explored over the … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Algorithmic Wars

This is the fourth in a series of articles exploring ‘The Social Age 2019’. I redraw the map every year, so the work is cumulative over time. Today, Algorithmic War: how our evolving relationship with knowledge is shifting everything. Humans … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Community

This post is one of a series exploring aspects of the Social Age, written as i complete the sketch map for 2019. Community: I position the ‘Social Age’ as built upon the foundations of the Digital one. Technology connects us … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Belief

This post is one of a series exploring aspects of the Social Age, written as i complete the sketch map for 2019. Belief: Organisations exist in many different ways. They are legal entities, which give them security and defined power, … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2019: Certainty

I’m working on a new Guide to the Social Age, 2019, and am sharing a series of posts around some of the core areas. Today, exploring the notion of ‘Certainty’. Certainty: this is a bedrock notion, that the ‘ways we … Continue reading

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The Social Age 2019: #WorkingOutLoud on the new map

My work is set in the context of The Social Age: a broad term to describe our evolved ecosystem. New structures of work, of social organisation, of learning, leadership, and connectivity. Each year i redraw my map of the Social … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Social Leadership Storytelling Certification

This is an early stage #WorkingOutLoud post, as i start to develop a certification programme around Storytelling for Social Leaders. I’m ultimately aiming to build a few of these out, around each of the nine aspects of Social Leadership shown … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: What You Need, Not What You Want

I meet increasing numbers of organisations who are implementing, or sponsoring, their own Social Communities of Practice, adopting co-creative approaches to learning, and crowd sourcing innovative ideas. The intent is often great: creating spaces for engagement, spaces for learning, opportunities … Continue reading

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Designing the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I’m sharing a new iteration of the design principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation: this format is an attempt to capture the systemic nature of adaptation, and the internal tensions that exist as we strive to build it. Increasingly, i … Continue reading

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Sketch Maps of the Social Age

Last week i shared my new map of the Social Age, highlighting twelve core aspects of change. Today, for fun, i thought i would share the previous three iterations of the map, from my first sketch in 2014, where i … Continue reading

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