Tag Archives: Leadership

Imperfect Leadership – The Map

Last week i shared some early work around a new programme exploring ‘The Moral Leader’ – essentially this work considers ourselves as imperfect leaders within imperfect systems, and asks how we make the decisions that we make, and how we … Continue reading

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Self and System: Imperfect Leadership

How do we lead in complex and dynamic environments? Environments and contexts where the ‘right’ way forward is not always clear, or where there is apparently no right way at all. What guides our actions, and can we ever be … Continue reading

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The Moral Leader

Some people act with an utter clarity, certain in the virtue and right of their efforts. I am happy for them. Because i am imperfect. What if the correct path is not always clear? What if we have to do … Continue reading

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Innovation at the Edges

Not everything happens at the centre, in those spaces that we know well, control fully, and feel comfortable within. Innovation may happen in the friction, through the cracks, at the edges. Synthesis, connection, discovery: application, iteration, evolution. The fracturing of … Continue reading

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Social Leadership Daily

I’ve created a new ‘Social Leadership Daily’ newsletter to provide a semi structured exploration of leadership in the context of the Social Age. It’s based on the idea of ‘60 seconds a day’: to answer a question, carry out a … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud – Realms and Filters of Innovation

Building out from the work i shared yesterday, this piece starts to consider further aspects of Innovation: ‘Realms’ and ‘Filters’. The outer ring illustrates four Realms: the ‘Known’, the ‘Mistaken’, the ‘Unknown’ and the ‘Unknowable’. The inner ring illustrates three … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud – Perspectives on #Innovation

Some early stage thinking here around three perspectives on innovation: this is an abstraction really, but a way to look through three different lenses, to consider where, and how, we innovate. In some ways it may also allow us to … Continue reading

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Early Stage #WorkingOutLoud on Social Movements and Change

I feel like i am chasing around an idea at the moment, and the work i am sharing today is not an end point, but perhaps an iteration: it is a chance for me to revise some language and explore … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Age Map

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud to share the new map of the Social Age, an illustration for the ‘Social Age Guidebook’ that i am working to complete. I’m still working on this to add in the details. Strictly speaking this is … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Social Age Guidebook’

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud and sharing part the closing chapter of ‘The Social Age Guidebook’. In this book i have shared some of my Expedition Notes, my attempt to understand the emerging context and implications of the Social Age. I … Continue reading

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