Tag Archives: Culture

Words About Learning: Curiosity

Curiosity is garnering attention: its a proxy for change, a state of restless creativity, a permissive questioning of the status quo. A culture of curiosity is seen as something to be desired, when just a few years ago it would … Continue reading

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A Vision of Culture

‘Culture’ is a much used byword for ‘effect’: we talk about ‘learning cultures’, ‘toxic cultures’, ‘agile culture’, and so on, describing the culture by the effect that it demonstrates, or perhaps we could say by the behaviours that it permits. … Continue reading

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The Culture Game

I’m running a multi day event next week, centred around a Culture Game: the premise is that i’l create a scaffolding for people to use to ‘invent’ a culture, and we will then explore how the different cultures interact. The … Continue reading

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Learning Science: #WorkingOutLoud on Philosophical Approaches and Science

Today, i am continuing the work i shared yesterday, as part of the body of work i’m creating for the ‘Modern Learning Capability Framework’. This module covers Learning Science, with a view to helping people define their discipline and curate … Continue reading

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Social Leadership in Practice: The Smallest Ways

I’ve recently taken to describing how we all, in small ways, degrade the system around us: through our actions, our limited vision, or the actions that hold us safe. We do this not because we are bad people, but rather … Continue reading

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Social Leadership Leaves: Tokens, Totems, Rituals, and Gift

I’m visiting my friend Imogen today, a wonderful potter, in her new studio, to discuss creating some Social Leadership leaves: these will be small ceramic pieces, representing the leaves of Social Leadership Trees, and carrying personal messages. These are pieces … Continue reading

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Circling Culture

I’ve been in several conversations over the last week about culture: ‘trust’ cultures, ‘learning’ cultures, ‘toxic’ cultures, and ‘fair’ culture, all aspects of, i suspect, a desired congruent and coherent culture. ‘Congruent’, because the isolated culture of an Organisation exists … Continue reading

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