Tag Archives: Leadership

Our Many Voices

I’ve been writing about ‘voices’ today: the many that we hold, and the ones that go unheard. Voices can be gifted within a formal system, or claimed within social ones, and when considering Social Leadership, which exists at the intersection … Continue reading

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Intent into Effect

Organisations are entities of effect: that is their purpose, and their design. To achieve something defined, be it an act of manufacturing, invention, or change. What they do, and how they do it, is widely differentiated. But at heart, when … Continue reading

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Research and Focus for 2023

I thought i would share a final post this year with an outline of my focus for 2023. As every, this will be provisional, but i have found this useful to help me keep on track! The research projects first: … Continue reading

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Togetherness – Otherness

I’m putting it on a page for the first time. Sharing the words that start to form around the idea. In various threads of work, from the new chapter of Quiet Leadership, through the Community Builder work, and the Landscape … Continue reading

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Culture Explorers: Agility, Fracture, Failure

Sharing half a thought today with a sketch i drew earlier for the Culture Explorer programme that i’m currently prototyping. I’m using this to consider three questions: what ‘Agility’ means (and whether it’s about individual behaviours aggregated up to culture … Continue reading

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The Fragility of Power

All power has boundaries, all can be opposed. When we consider ‘power’ within our systems, we often think about gain, about strength, but equally valuable is to consider our fragility. Where do the edges lie, and what can split it … Continue reading

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The Humble Leader – Launches Today

My new book, ‘The Humble Leader’ launches today. It’s a short book, a beautiful one i hope, that acts as a guided reflection on humility in Social Leadership. Whilst this is the shortest book that i’ve ever written (i am … Continue reading

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All About Power

One of the central features of the Social Age is a rebalancing of power, held into a shift towards more multi dimensional landscapes of power. In general, we see that the individual, with Social Authority, held within community, can find … Continue reading

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Culture

I’m exploring ideas around culture at the moment, tying together a few disparate threads: this piece illustrates four aspects of culture that are related, but different. We can see culture in terms of the offering and accessibility of opportunity. This … Continue reading

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Stories from Berlin

I’m off to Berlin today: as well as some smart clothes and a good pair of boots to walk around in, i’ve packed my camera. I’ll have some time to explore, and the experience of walking round a city, ferreting … Continue reading

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