Category Archives: Social Leadership

The Need for Trust

The formal structure of an organisation is visible, clear, codified by rules, system, and process. It’s the management structure the determines whether i have power over you. In parallel to this, runs the social structure, and it doesn’t work in … Continue reading

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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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Launching the Social Leadership 100 days Podcast series

Alongside the launch of my new book, ‘Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days’, i’m pushing out 100 podcasts, one to go with each development activity in the workbook. There will be a MOOC launching too, next week. If you … Continue reading

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Design Layout: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 Days

I just landed from the flight back from San Francisco, and what better treat to be waiting for me than the design layout for the new book. I hope you’ll forgive a brief post as I’m rather tired, but in … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely: Survival Skills for the Social Age

I remember choosing my first Swiss army knife: there was a large cabinet with a choice of about 40 different knives, a bewildering and beguiling selection for a young child. They all had a basic knife: the decision was what … Continue reading

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Social Leaders Do What’s Right, Not Just Easy

It’s a fine line: working within an organisation we have to fit within certain systems, take certain actions that are governed by the rules and social pressures of the organisation, but ultimately there’s a point where we have to take … Continue reading

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#Writing Week: Reducing Noise

One of the things that Social Leaders do is to reduce the noise in the system: they filter the signal and reduce the clutter. Today, i’m sharing two of the illustrations that I’ve been working on for the new book, … Continue reading

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