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Provocative Writing for a Better World: #WorkingOutLoud on an Experiment for the Social Age

I knew the experiment was working when i felt uncomfortable: sat on the plane, with the first copy in my hand, i worried what other people would think, how they would respond to the writing, how they would feel about … Continue reading

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Community Graffiti

Where do you turn when you need a graffiti artist? Today, i turned to the community, and within three hours i had twenty two. All recommendations from the community: validated, introduced, recommended. It’s not coincidence: we curate our communities, we … Continue reading

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Words About Learning: Pace

Woke up to a long list of jobs, settled at the table in my AirBnB, then stopped, stepped outside, and ordered a coffee by the Amstel. In the sun. With my book. It is, after all, always possible to be … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Formal and Social

In the old world, the separation between formal and social was clear: in formal spaces, like the office, formal rules applied. In social spaces, like our homes and cafes, social rules ruled. Today, that differentiation is gone: in the Social … Continue reading

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Can You Judge a Book By It’s Cover?

The last job for the new 2nd Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook: finish the cover. I’ve been literally tearing my hair out, trying to do the best job i can do. I’m entirely unsure why it’s harder than any … Continue reading

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The Spark That Burnt HR To The Ground

I’m unclear as yet if this is a call to burn HR, or an observation that it’s aflame already, ignited from within. It’s possible that only time will tell. Forgive a slightly cranky piece of writing, but i’m provoked into … Continue reading

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Every Time: Reflecting on Learning

One of the things i really enjoy is the periodic opportunity to run Masterclasses around aspects of the Social Age. For me,these are co-creative events, storytelling exercises, where we explore together. And every time, they’re different. The reason is because … Continue reading

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