Category Archives: Writing

Skirting Curiosity

I’m skirting around the edges of Curiosity, interested to learn more, but wary of jumping into a new research piece too fast: i’m trying to use this lockdown time to complete ‘The Learning Science Guidebook’, followed by ‘The Humble Leader’ … Continue reading

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What I’m Thinking About: Domains of Knowledge

I write the blog four days a week, Monday to Thursday, but on Friday i write a longer form newsletter for my subscribers. This forms a deeper reflection, a commentary on certain news items, and a broader perspective on the … Continue reading

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What I’m Thinking About: Godless Morality and the Evolution of Organisations

I normally write the blog Monday to Thursday, and write my ‘Captain’s Log’ newsletter on fridays. But today i am publishing two blog posts, as it’s been a productive week! This, the second Friday post, is actually the section from … Continue reading

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The Social Learning Guidebook: A Free Resource

You can download my new Guidebook on Social Learning here. It’s intended to form a concise, practical, guide for practitioners who are trying to transform learning, through more social and collaborative approaches. It builds upon work i’ve shared previously, both … Continue reading

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Reflection On Writing

I am happy when writing, somewhat to the annoyance of my writing friends. Most of them are better writers than me, because they work at it. I just tend to disengage the brain and set off, seeing where my fingers … Continue reading

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What Will We See?

I’m making good progress with ‘The Change Handbook: building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’, as i work through version 24 of the full manuscript. As i’m heavily into book writing this week, no new content for the blog, but instead i … Continue reading

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Morocco Diary: Connectivity

Before landing in Morocco, i read a lot about driving there: what experiences had people had, any particular rules i should know about, things to watch out for, and so on. I learnt a lot, almost all of which turned … Continue reading

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Moroccan Diary: Empowered

‘I’ve led a hard life’, said Mustafa, not seeking sympathy, but more as a statement of fact. And i could believe it. In his mid fifties, we were talking in the earth and wood riad that he had built, himself, … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust

I’ve been writing a weekly email distributed newsletter: commentary on my travels and reflections, as well as various contemporarly news stories. I’m sharing occasional copies of the newsletter here on the blog. Captain’s Log: Issue 12 – Culture, Grammar, Trust … Continue reading

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Iceland: Reflections

I’m unsure exactly what my preconception of Reykjavik was, possibly somewhere around the glossy tourist shots of sophisticated bars and famous nightlife, but it was subtly defied by the grounded reality. Everywhere in Iceland, there is a certain understatement, a … Continue reading

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