Tag Archives: Social Leadership

Self and System: Imperfect Leadership

How do we lead in complex and dynamic environments? Environments and contexts where the ‘right’ way forward is not always clear, or where there is apparently no right way at all. What guides our actions, and can we ever be … Continue reading

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The Moral Leader

Some people act with an utter clarity, certain in the virtue and right of their efforts. I am happy for them. Because i am imperfect. What if the correct path is not always clear? What if we have to do … Continue reading

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Social Leadership Daily

I’ve created a new ‘Social Leadership Daily’ newsletter to provide a semi structured exploration of leadership in the context of the Social Age. It’s based on the idea of ‘60 seconds a day’: to answer a question, carry out a … Continue reading

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Early Stage #WorkingOutLoud on Social Movements and Change

I feel like i am chasing around an idea at the moment, and the work i am sharing today is not an end point, but perhaps an iteration: it is a chance for me to revise some language and explore … Continue reading

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The Role and Responsibilities of Leadership in the Social Age

The role of a leader is not to hold the map. Nor is it necessarily to guide the way or plan the journey. In the context of the Social Age it may be that we have to evolve our language … Continue reading

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Trends of the Social Age

To understand a system we typically start with point observations, and generalise from there, framed within our legacy understanding: look around you, see what is different at the granular level, what you can see and sense, and then generalise back … Continue reading

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Your Journey – a Step or a Space?

We sometimes present learning as a narrative: a journey with a starting point (here, in our ignorance) and an end point (over there, basking in enlightenment). We measure ‘progress’ and seek insight by staring into the distance. Perhaps our own … Continue reading

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Resources

This week i have launched a new Social Leadership Daily publication on SubStack as my first subscription service. It’s an exploration of new modes of publishing and tentatively forms a sequel to my book on ‘Social Leadership: My 1st 100 … Continue reading

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Quiet Leadership Research: Grace

The final section of Quiet Leadership explores the notion of ‘Grace’, described as a fluidity of leadership, an agility of style and response. It’s about constant course correction, to find an individual expression of leadership in the smallest of actions: … Continue reading

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Quiet Leadership Research: Fairness

This is the third of four articles sharing an early interpretation of the Quiet Leadership research from the first two cohorts. This piece considers ‘Fairness’: these results are still very small scale, so not shared as a final version, but … Continue reading

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