Tag Archives: Community

Finding Your Campfire: Being Together Apart

The office is more than just a building: it’s a place where we carry out the rituals, and tell the stories, that hold the social structure of our tribes together. As we move to work remotely, how will we manage … Continue reading

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Finding Your Campfire: Supporting Newly Remote Teams

I have curated a series of three webinars aimed at newly remote teams, which draw upon my wider work around Social Leadership, Community Building, Storytelling, and Trust. I will offer these on alternating weeks on European and US timezones. I … Continue reading

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Mending the Net: a Story of Culture

The past and the present, the old and the new, these are convenient ways to parcel out our time, to present separate and distinct narratives around what came before, and what replaced it. We use these terms both to describe … Continue reading

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Prototyping the Community Builder Certification

Today i kicked off the ‘Community Builder Certification’ programme: it’s the latest of my Social Leadership programmes. It’s a 12 week facilitated online journey based around three elements: IDEAS, which is the underlying research and frameworks, TECHNIQUES, which are practical … Continue reading

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Community Building: Developing Vocabulary

Building an engaged Community probably requires us to consider two central ideas: firstly, that we do not actually ‘build’ it, and secondly, that there is no one ‘big’ thing to do. At best, we can create space for Community to … Continue reading

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Community Star: An Activity Tool

The Community Star is a simple tool to frame your actions around your core Community each day: these five areas are not specific actions, but rather shape the broad thrust of the action. For example, on a ‘smaller’ day you … Continue reading

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The Community Builder Action Cards: Prototype #1

The first prototypes of the Community Builder Action cards are ready. This is just a fun idea, based in pragmatic action: a deck of cards that can be played in small teams to prompt conversations, reflection, and action. I will … Continue reading

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