Tag Archives: Learning

Your Journey – a Step or a Space?

We sometimes present learning as a narrative: a journey with a starting point (here, in our ignorance) and an end point (over there, basking in enlightenment). We measure ‘progress’ and seek insight by staring into the distance. Perhaps our own … Continue reading

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Learning: Goldrush

Sooner or later, someone will strike gold: our Organisational relationship with learning is being mined from many different directions, and one assumes that at some point we will hit the paydirt. What are these directions? We are evolving the TYPE … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the Context, Practice, and Evolution of Organisational Learning

I’m starting to finalise some of the structure around my reworking/graffiti of my core work on learning: on the plus side, i feel that i am finding the edges of this work, but on the downside, i am unsure it … Continue reading

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A Sketch on Learning Leadership

Coming back from two weeks holiday, i wanted to jump back into writing with a perfectly formed idea: instead, i have only this. A sketch so imperfect that i am loathe to share it. It’s a sketch of a learning … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Learning Science

I stumbled back across my illustrations for the Learning Science Guidebook today, and experienced two feelings in rapid succession. Firstly, i thought that some of the work actually looked quite good, and felt a renewed urge to get it out … Continue reading

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Organisations That Experiment

This is very early stage #WorkingOutLoud as i conduct the initial research for the book on ‘Experimenting Organisations’. So early stage that it may barely be worth reading, but i am finding it useful to rapidly iterate the structure of … Continue reading

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Looking Backwards, Moving Forwards

A playful reflection on the window of opportunity that faces our Organisations as they emerge, slowly, from the Pandemic imposed model of remote. This model contrasts ‘where we look’, with ‘where we are moving’. Broadly, some Organisations are looking back: … Continue reading

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#Fragments: Learning as Event – Experience – Work

These #Fragments posts are an exploration of core aspects of my work around learning (methodology and practice), where i am trying out new interpretations, frameworks, and ideas. There is much talk of learning in the flow of work: the impact … Continue reading

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Learning #Sketch

This is an illustration of learning. It’s a pragmatic sketch, illustrating our own certainty over time, and the ways in which learning may involve disturbance, ambiguity, and a series of connections and failures, each of which carries us one step … Continue reading

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Big Loop Learning: the Folklore of Failure

Every night i sing my son to sleep with a song: it’s been the unanticipated pleasure of the Pandemic that i have been home to do this, and now, aged two, he is able to ask for the song that … Continue reading

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