Tag Archives: Power

Culture

To the extent that it is discernible at all, culture is held in our lived experience, framed by the architectural structures of the built environment, our behavioural and codified rituals, our systems of individual and shared belief, imbued tokens of … Continue reading

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Mission, Culture, Values

In ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation’ i explored a new model of Organisational design, based upon the notion that the context of Organisations has evolved (the Social Age), the nature of engagement has shifted (to intersection of formal and social), and … Continue reading

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Clinging On

On holiday last week i found myself walking down a green lane in Wales, clearly an ancient boundary. The road was sunk down maybe ten feet, eroded by the feet and hooves of countless journeys, topped by a mound of … Continue reading

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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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