Tag Archives: Leadership

Choose Wisely: Survival Skills for the Social Age

I remember choosing my first Swiss army knife: there was a large cabinet with a choice of about 40 different knives, a bewildering and beguiling selection for a young child. They all had a basic knife: the decision was what … Continue reading

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Social Leaders Do What’s Right, Not Just Easy

It’s a fine line: working within an organisation we have to fit within certain systems, take certain actions that are governed by the rules and social pressures of the organisation, but ultimately there’s a point where we have to take … Continue reading

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Voiceless

People are disenfranchised, left voiceless, for many reasons: convention, gender, permission, poverty, technology (or lack of it), misunderstanding, bullying, bemusement, culture, the list goes on and on. As organisations strive to be more connected, more Social, it’s important to remember … Continue reading

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Organisational Design Principles for a Socially Dynamic Organisation

The Socially Dynamic Organisation is evolved: it is strong not simply through formal hierarchy, infrastructure and governance, but rather through innovation, agility and the strength of it’s communities. It’s fundamentally reimagined from those organisations that came before: no longer a … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Leadership Illustrations

I’m really trying to focus to get to the illustrations completed for the book on ‘Social Leadership: my 1st 100 days‘. Today, i completed a further ten, mainly around Social Authority, and sharing a couple here, the first of which … Continue reading

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Dimensions of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

Today has been a long day, working with the HR leaders of a range of global businesses exploring aspects of the Social Age, tomorrow I will lead a session on how we build the Socially Dynamic organisation. This is one … Continue reading

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Black Swans: Disruption of Power. A #WorkingOutLoud post

As this is a writing week, i’m focussed on long form writing, so not writing much new just for the blog (which i count as my ‘first reflective space‘, my daily musings). Instead, i’m #WorkingOutLoud and sharing elements of the … Continue reading

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