Tag Archives: Power

The Power of a Leader

I’ve been revisiting the Social Leadership ‘Power and Potential’ enquiry framework today, as part of a session exploring ‘the point of a leader’. Is the role of a leader to put energy into a system, or to create space for … Continue reading

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King of the World?

This piece is a cautious addition to collection of work exploring the context of the Social Age: within that work i have previously addressed (amongst other aspects) questions of citizenship beyond nations, identity in online spaces, modes of belonging, the … Continue reading

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Controlling the Narrative

As a reminder, the blog is, for me, a primary ‘sense making’ space, and first space of reflection: what that means in practice is that it’s a space of uncertainty and the development of new ideas and the vocabulary that … Continue reading

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Power and Potential: A Social Leadership Enquiry Framework

It’s a busy week for publishing and the steam is coming off the presses: after the publication yesterday of ‘Quiet Leadership’, today sees ‘Power and Potential’ launched. This is my first published Enquiry Framework, formed of sixteen questions through which … Continue reading

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Illustrating ’Power and Potential’

I’m racing through some illustrations for the Enquiry Framework around ‘Power and Potential’ today: these are deliberately sketched as i anticipate this work itself iterating rapidly. The ‘theme’ is the weather – ever present, sometimes battering us, sometimes keeping us … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘Power and Potential’

Yesterday was a rather unsatisfactory day, my first working on illustrations for ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. This is not uncommon: illustrating a book is a little like finding a voice in that sometimes you have to search around a … Continue reading

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Social Leadership: Power and Potential #2

Yesterday i shared part of the writing around ‘Power’ that i’m pulling together for a new programme called ‘Social Leadership – Power and Potential’ – i’m prototyping this work with a Pharma company leadership cohort in February, and building out … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Power and Potential

Early next month i’m delivering the prototype of a new Leadership programme called ‘Social Leadership: Power and Potential’. It explores the nature and extent of our power through sixteen questions, across four sections. Today, as part of #WorkingOutLoud on the … Continue reading

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The State and Social Change

Change happens at the intersection of systems: sometimes through negotiation, sometimes neglect, sometimes conflict. Today i am #WorkingOutLoud building out some thinking around Social Movements and the evolution of the Dominant Narrative. That term, the ‘Dominant Narrative’ is one that … Continue reading

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Landmarks of the Social Age #9 – Power

Today i am sharing a section from the new manuscript: a series of views across the landscape of the Social Age. This one concerns Power: this is the re-write that i’ve been working on today. I have one more section … Continue reading

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