Tag Archives: Leadership

Early Stage Writing: ‘The Humble Leader’ #WorkingOutLoud

I’m making good progress with an illustrated essay on humility: it’s a reflective piece on the nature of humility, and how ‘the humble leader’ may be what we need in the Social Age. The essay will probably run to around … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Fairness, Humility, and Community

Social Leadership is founded upon fairness: deeply distributed, clearly visible, transparent, and fluid. It won’t come from system and process, but rather from engagement and action, within our communities, grounded in the behaviour of every individual. Social Leadership is very … Continue reading

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Generally Right, Specifically Wrong

I enjoyed a phrase used today in a session i attended: we are ‘generally right, specifically wrong’. I’ve heard it before, but i enjoyed the context today, in an organisation figuring out how to be excellent in a new space. … Continue reading

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The Trust Conference: Visualising Trust

I’m very excited: tomorrow, i host the first Trust Conference, and it will almost certainly go wrong. Not structurally wrong: i am fairly confident that people will turn up, and that the technology will work. The place it will go … Continue reading

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Humility

Yesterday i shared a short introduction to an idea for an essay on ‘The Humble Leader’. Today, i have felt encouraged to build the idea out further. This is a rewrite, and substantial build upon, yesterdays post. Part 1: Society … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud sharing ideas on ‘The Humble Leader’

I’ve been toying with the idea for a while of a very short book, maybe 3-5k words, on ‘humility’, or ‘kindness’. More a reflective essay than anything else. I used the flight from Berlin to work on some notes for … Continue reading

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Perpetually Opposed

As i’ve been thinking about communities, and the forces that bind them, i’ve reached what feels like an inescapable truth: that for any unity, there must be opposition, for any membership, there must be exclusion. I don’t mean active disenfranchisement … Continue reading

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