Tag Archives: Reflection

Morocco Diary: Reflections

You can leave the Sahara but, it appears, it never leaves you. I spent an hour yesterday scouring the seams and pockets of my waxed canvas bag, trying to dislodge the fine grained sand, seemingly stuck by glue to every … Continue reading

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Humility: A Reflection On Social Leadership

I wanted to write an illustrated essay on humility in leadership, and this is the full first draft, shared as part of #WorkingOutLoud. There is still some work to go on this, so please accept it as it is, unproofed, … Continue reading

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Humility

Yesterday i shared a short introduction to an idea for an essay on ‘The Humble Leader’. Today, i have felt encouraged to build the idea out further. This is a rewrite, and substantial build upon, yesterdays post. Part 1: Society … Continue reading

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On Learning

‘Learning’ is probably a more visceral, and less refined experience than we care to believe is true: a lurching series of beliefs, rationalised in retrospect, validated in our preconceptions and bias. Very little learning happens in isolation of context: either … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Abstractions

The Social world is complex, contextual, adaptive. There are no quick fixes: instead, our focus should be on how we create the conditions for success. As i sit on the train, writing, there is an advert in front of me. … Continue reading

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The Speed of Knowledge

The end of the year is in sight: next week, i am going to be 100% focussed on completing ‘The Change Handbook’. I’ve cleared out absolutely everything, will be turning off email and wifi, and forcing myself to focus! With … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud: Illustrations on the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I spent yesterday working with a group of around forty HR leaders, exploring aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: i took the chance to sketch up some reflections, just my notes really, but sharing them here as part of #WorkingOutLoud. … Continue reading

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