Tag Archives: Social Leadership

Social Leadership Storytelling Certification. #WorkingOutLoud

I’m finalising the structure of the twelve week certification on ‘Storytelling in Social Leadership’. This pass through will give me the structure that i’ll prototype with the first cohorts in October to December. At this stage, i’m more focussed on … Continue reading

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Islands of Belief

We live on islands of belief, carefully forged by our immersion in local culture, established education, held in tribal groupings, dominant doctrine and ideology, and internally reinforcing: to be within the tribe reinforces the strength and resilience of the tribe … Continue reading

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Social Learning Guidebook: The Final Draft

It’s clear where my headache originated today: i’ve just finished clearing all the changes and edits on the manuscript for ‘The Social Learning Guidebook’, the latest in a series of short and practical guides that i’m writing around core aspects … Continue reading

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Agreeing to Disagree

To engage with those people we agree with is easy: to engage across dissent, hard. Within our tribes, our established social structures, we understand both power, and consequence, and can chart a safe path accordingly, but when we venture beyond … Continue reading

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Social Leadership Leaves: Tokens, Totems, Rituals, and Gift

I’m visiting my friend Imogen today, a wonderful potter, in her new studio, to discuss creating some Social Leadership leaves: these will be small ceramic pieces, representing the leaves of Social Leadership Trees, and carrying personal messages. These are pieces … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask About Trust

As i gear up for the launch of The Trust Sketchbook next week, today i’m sharing a whole section from the accompanying ‘Trust Guidebook’, which provides detailed questions we can ask, as we work through the Sketchbook. Part 2: The … Continue reading

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Leadership Paint

The effects of our leadership are not isolated and linear, but rather cumulative: aggregated effects, generated over time, through our actions. I was struck by this in a conversation with my friend Chris, in a little cafe in New York … Continue reading

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