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The Social Leadership Handbook: launching today!

Forgive me for writing a post that’s neither reflective nor necessarily relevant to anyone else, but today sees the publication of “The Social Leadership Handbook” and it’s a proud day. The culmination of over a year’s writing, this is my … Continue reading

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Linking formal and social authority in Social Leadership

Social leaders operate across both formal and social spaces: this is what gives the model it’s authority, the fact that it recognises the evolving environment of work and the convergence of these two spaces. I was talking to a few … Continue reading

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The Future of Leadership

I was asked to write a few pages on the Future of Leadership this week. I’m sharing it here. Regular visitors will recognise parts of this narrative. We live in the Social Age, where formal models of authority and power … Continue reading

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Community in Social Leadership: a first draft

The NET Model of Social Leadership defines a style of leadership suitable for the Social Age. It consists of three Dimensions: Narrative (which covers ‘Curation‘, ‘Storytelling‘ and ‘Sharing‘), Engagement (which looks at ‘Community‘, ‘Reputation‘ and ‘Authority‘), and Technology (which explores … Continue reading

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On the tenth day of Christmas Learning: Social Leadership

I can’t complete a summary of this year’s learning topics without covering Social Leadership. Building upon key themes that i’d been working on for a while, around co-creation, the socially responsible business, reputation and authority, the Social Leadership model emerged … Continue reading

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The 9 components of Social Leadership

The journey towards Social Leadership takes us through nine stages: we CURATE our space, choosing the stage we will perform from. We develop our STORYTELLING skills, learning how to structure the narrative and tell stories that are relevant and timely, … Continue reading

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How Social Leaders fight fires wisely

A busy day today, supporting a team under pressure. I recognise in myself some patterns of behaviour: some of them constructive, others less so. It turns out i’m far from perfect under pressure, but am, at least, in good company. … Continue reading

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