Tag Archives: Development

Developing Social Leadership in Organisations: The Book

I’m into the last two days of crowdfunding for my next book: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days. Regular readers will have seen the content develop as i have been #WorkingOutLoud over the last two months on writing and … Continue reading

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The Baseline of Trust

I’m sharing a sketch today illustrating how I anticipate the diagnostic to work around the Landscape of Trust. The research at the moment is intended to surface all the locations within our subjective understanding of what trust means, and to … Continue reading

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Iteration

My work is iterative: never complete, constantly evolving. Sometimes i talk about #WorkingOutLoud, but it’s more than that. It’s about being unafraid to share ideas half formed, in the hope that the community will help you gain the momentum and … Continue reading

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Collaboration in Social Leadership: extract from the new book

As i finish the first draft this week of my new ‘Handbook for Social Leadership‘, i’m sharing extracts of the text as i write. This is part of #WorkingOutLoud and, selfishly, helps me maintain momentum and energy as i get … Continue reading

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Community spaces: gathering to learn

It’s a dark and rainy afternoon here in England: walking home from work, the streetlights glowing orange as i splashed through the puddles, i bumped into Richard. We took shelter in the nearest dry space: the pub at the end … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning

I’ve read a lot of travel books, but it’s only when you feel the sharp pain in your heel and see the blood when you peel your socks off that you know what blisters feel like. I was a passenger … Continue reading

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Working out loud: a #SocialAge trait

One recurring feature of the Social Age is the nature of working out loud: developing our ideas within our communities, sharing them before they are fully formed and getting the benefit from the wisdom of the tribe. That’s the approach … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: Salads

I only ever order salad when i’m feeling guilty about something. It’s a kind of easy culinary karma after yesterdays platter of fried eggs (a mistake in my Dutch translation with a heavy cholesterol consequence). If it’s not part of … Continue reading

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The development of skills over time. How we learn to fit within conventions, whilst learning to break out of them.

I’ve spent time over the last week with the oil paints, down in Cornwall, painting boats. It’s been a learning experience. I know how to paint watercolour, but never before with oils, so there’s a lot to learn. The whole … Continue reading

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