Category Archives: Social Leadership

Holding Our Values

This week i’ve been exploring ‘values’, from both an individual and Organisational perspective. I’ve tried to break down the relationship between the narrative of ‘values’ and the practical actions that we take, and to consider whether it’s even possible to … Continue reading

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Six Seconds

As part of an expanding body of work around values, i want to use today to explore ‘values’ in action, around six seconds of detail. The six seconds in question are length of time removed by Warner Bros from the … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Values

Today is a tour through ‘values’: the ones we hold ourselves, the ones that Organisations talk about, and the ways that they impact, or fail to impact, into our everyday action. Most people believe that they have values, and if … Continue reading

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Trapped in Stories

This week i am #WorkingOutLoud developing my work around Storytelling: today, some thoughts around how we are trapped in stories. How they may limit our thought, our action, even our identity and space of operation. This is not a negative … Continue reading

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We Grow Out Of Stories

For the remainder of this month i am building out a body of work around Storytelling in Social Leadership, exploring four key aspects: first ‘The Roots of Story’, exploring how we are surrounded by them, secondly ‘Sheltering in Stories’, which … 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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Illustrating ‘Power and Potential’

Yesterday was a rather unsatisfactory day, my first working on illustrations for ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. This is not uncommon: illustrating a book is a little like finding a voice in that sometimes you have to search around a … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Power and Potential #3 – Fear

In a couple of weeks time i am guiding two cohorts through a prototype of the new work on ‘Power and Potential’: this is presented as an Enquiry Framework, sixteen guided questions through which to explore the nature and shape … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Power and Potential #2

Yesterday i shared part of the writing around ‘Power’ that i’m pulling together for a new programme called ‘Social Leadership – Power and Potential’ – i’m prototyping this work with a Pharma company leadership cohort in February, and building out … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Power and Potential

Early next month i’m delivering the prototype of a new Leadership programme called ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. It explores the nature and extent of our power through sixteen questions, across four sections. Today, as part of #WorkingOutLoud on the … Continue reading

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