Tag Archives: Knowledge

Learning in the Social Age: A Sketch

I’ve been working with a diverse group of Learning professionals in Madrid today, exploring the Social Age and the ways in which learning has evolved. I sketched this up with a small group, to capture the narrative of ‘what learning … Continue reading

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Induction: Mechanistic and Tacit knowledge

The Socially Dynamic organisation has highly connected individuals and teams, aligned to the strategic ambitions of the business, not just aligned to their local team. Typically we see two elements of an induction programme: the Mechanistic and Tacit. Mechanistic elements … Continue reading

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Aspects of Social Leadership #3: Community

Another #WorkingOutLoud post today for two reasons: firstly, i’m finishing up the 2nd Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook, so value sharing my thinking as i go, and secondly because i’ve spend the day in a workshop with a very … Continue reading

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The Smell of Knowledge

I found myself in the library. Some twenty years after i was here last. Things have changed. I grew up with this library: adventure books with tigers and sharks, books about boats and adventure, maps and atlases, novels and dictionaries. … Continue reading

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Playing It Safe: Codified Errors

A minor investigation on an old shoulder injury today necessitated an afternoon at the hospital: “and it’s your left shoulder?” was the soundtrack. Each time a new person interacted with me, they asked the same question. They also asked me … Continue reading

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Cambodia Diary: Abstraction

The sensation is somewhat surreal when it actually happens: sat on the stone steps of Angkor Wat, watching the sun rise. The rough stone on my skin, the mosquitos buzzing around my head, the cat that brushes up against me: … Continue reading

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The Careful Application of Common Sense

A joy of travel is meeting people: in this case, a taxi driver in London. “So what do you do?” he asked. I gave some rambling answer about ‘writing‘, and ‘learning‘, ‘social knowledge‘ etc and he nodded politely. Then he … Continue reading

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