Tag Archives: Context

Your Journey – a Step or a Space?

We sometimes present learning as a narrative: a journey with a starting point (here, in our ignorance) and an end point (over there, basking in enlightenment). We measure ‘progress’ and seek insight by staring into the distance. Perhaps our own … Continue reading

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Organisations That Experiment

This is very early stage #WorkingOutLoud as i conduct the initial research for the book on ‘Experimenting Organisations’. So early stage that it may barely be worth reading, but i am finding it useful to rapidly iterate the structure of … Continue reading

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Evolution of Context

Context is not static: held rather in a dynamic interaction with the things that flow through it. Stories are no exception to this: both formal stories, and the tacit and tribal folklore of the Organisation, these things flow through context, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Learning Map 2020

This map is a sketch of some of the key areas i’m thinking about in terms of Learning Transformation across 2020: it’s only partly sketched so far, but i thought i would share a brief narrative around some of the … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality: A Lens for Learning

The point of the Modern Learning body of work is to consider things which are ‘real’ today, but will be pervasive in the 3-5 year window: do we understand what they are, where their potential lies, what the early case … Continue reading

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Learning Science: Frames and Context

This is the latest in a series of posts that share my evolving writing from the Modern Learning Capability Programme: this piece explores ‘Frames and Context’ in the Learning Science Module. The previous post on the Learning Map will provide … Continue reading

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Personal Context of Learning

Each of our individual Learning Landscapes is different: we come with different knowledge, context, ability, and motivation, amongst a host of broader pressures. I thought it was worth exploring a few of these: my motivation being that, as we consider … Continue reading

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Led or Leader?

In the Social Age, the distinction is far from clear: as we move beyond the boundaries of formal authority and into the social ‘sense making’ spaces where we are most effective, roles are fluid, contextual, adaptive and impermanent. Indeed, the … Continue reading

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Reflections on mLearnCon & Performance Support Symposium 2015 – Day 1

It’s hot in Austin. After a long day exploring yesterday, i was almost ready for a day in a ubiquitous and air conditioned hotel. A day exploring ideas, which started well with a session on our evolved relationship with knowledge. … Continue reading

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What’s With Words?

It was with some pride that i first introduced myself as a writer, although it took a number of years before i stopped feeling too fraudulent. It was a badge, i figured, i had a reason to take. I write … Continue reading

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