Category Archives: Social Capital

Four Aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I found myself reflecting on the plane to Las Vegas about some of the key aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: it will be reconfigurable, hold a diversified strength, strongly tribal, and highly authentic. When an organisation is reconfigurable, it … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Taking Stock

Today i’ve been completing the section of the new Social Leadership book with ten activities around ‘Social Capital‘. This is the ability to survive and thrive in the Social Age: an ability to navigate the landscape, and to help others … Continue reading

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#LearningLive – Getting fit for the Social Age

The world is changing: as we move ever deeper into the Social Age, those things of which we are certain, those things which are familiar, evolve to become somehow strange and different. The widespread emergence of social collaborative technology has … Continue reading

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The Shape of Social Heroes

The gruff pattern of Victorian heroics, triumphing or succumbing over or through adversity is deeply grounded in our psyche. Ground in like the dirt on their faces as they stare, grittily, out from grainy black and white photos. Gruff, bearded, … Continue reading

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Can we keep social spaces social in a networked world?

Some moves in France this week to legislate that employees turn off their smartphones and work email at 6pm. It’s a move intended to give protection from the creeping erosion of the divide between social and formal spaces: the urge … Continue reading

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The 2nd Dimension of Social Leadership: Engagement in the NET Model

In a new series of articles, i’m outlining the NET Model of Social Leadership, which covers three dimensions: Narrative, Engagement and Technology. NET is a comprehensive model that looks at the skills and behaviours that Social Leaders need in the … Continue reading

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The NET model for Social Leadership

I’m drawing together my ideas around Social Leadership to create a series of models and expand it into a book. Today i’m presenting a first draft of the top level model (i expect this to be the first iteration of … Continue reading

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