Category Archives: Social Learning

The Ecosystem of Social Learning

The idea that Social Learning is somehow separate from other types of learning is a misnomer. For me, it represents simply the ownership of, and engagement, with the learning story. ‘Formal Learning’ is a story written by the organisation, and … Continue reading

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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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Developing Social Leadership

I don’t normally talk about my commercial work over here on the blog, but i’m preparing for the launch of my new book next week, ‘Social Leadership: my 1st 100 days’, and pulling together a product brochure around everything ‘Social … Continue reading

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The Invisible Organisation: Why Social Leadership?

The answer to the questions ‘why Social Leadership?‘ may rather miss the point: it’s not so much a question of ‘why Social?‘, as much as a question of ‘why not just Formal?‘. Within the visible organisation, within the formal hierarchy, … Continue reading

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Investing In Co-Creation

Social Leaders gain strength from the co-creative power of their communities: the support, challenge and perspective that a high functioning community can bring. In Social Learning, we rely on co-creation too: for communities to come together, to learn, to share, … Continue reading

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10 Tips For Designing Effective Social Learning

Social Learning is one approach to learning design, an approach where we combine the best of ‘formal‘ learning (the story that the organisation tells), with the best of the community (the co-created, sense making, ‘social‘ story that the community writes). … Continue reading

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#LearningLive: the Socially Dynamic Organisation

The Socially Dynamic organisation is a type of organisation that is fully adapted to the realities of Social Age: it has a diversified strength held not purely within systems and technologies, process and rules, people and problem-solving, it has an … 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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An introduction to Scaffolded Social Learning

I’m sharing this: it’s a short ‘Introduction to Social Learning’, intended as a foundation for people new to the subject. It’s a first iteration: see what you think and let me know if you have ideas! What is Social Learning? … Continue reading

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The CEDA Community model Pt.2: ‘Engagement’ & ‘Permission’ in Social Learning

I’ve been developing the CEDA model this week, looking at how we develop vibrant Social Learning communities. It has two purposes: firstly, to be used in strategy, to help shape our organisational approach and, secondly, to diagnose the health of … Continue reading

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