Tag Archives: Social Leadership

Stories from Berlin

I’m off to Berlin today: as well as some smart clothes and a good pair of boots to walk around in, i’ve packed my camera. I’ll have some time to explore, and the experience of walking round a city, ferreting … Continue reading

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Human[KIND]

My work over the last two years has involved diving quite deeply into the ‘Social Currencies’ that bind together (or drive apart) our social context. This is a world governed by gut instinct, feeling, the things we ‘believe’ or hope … Continue reading

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The Stories We Hide

We grow out of stories: the ones gifted to us by our family, or imposed upon us by society. These stories shape us, and sometimes we celebrate them, or choose to leave them behind. In many ways we are nothing … Continue reading

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‘The Humble Leader’ book on Kickstarter

There are just three days left to support my new book, ‘The Humble Leader’ over on Kickstarter: this is a guided reflection in Social Leadership, considering the role of humility in our practice. It’s a small and beautiful hard back … Continue reading

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How to use ‘The Humble Leader’

I never really set out to write ‘The Humble Leader’ – it just evolved, over a number of years, through individual essays, encounters, research projects and conversations. I never really set out to write ‘The Humble Leader’ – it just … Continue reading

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‘The Humble Leader’ book launches today

My new book, ‘The Humble Leader’ launches today. Through nine chapters it forms an exploration of what humility means, how it is judged, what it gives us, and what is the cost. It’s not a book of theory or models, … Continue reading

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The Evolving Context of Organisations

When i started writing about the Social Age, ten years ago, it was largely an idea. A shadow of thought whereby i tried to catch hold of the silk threads to make a web. It was clear that things were … Continue reading

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Countdown to The Humble Leader

My next book, ‘The Humble Leader’ will be published via a Kickstarter campaign from 25th May. This is a little different from the usual publication route, which partly reflects the interest i have had in this work. The book has … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Values

Today is a tour through ‘values’: the ones we hold ourselves, the ones that Organisations talk about, and the ways that they impact, or fail to impact, into our everyday action. Most people believe that they have values, and if … Continue reading

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The Reality of Reputation

This week i have been running a series of Leadership Campfires around ‘Reputation’, and today i am sharing a reflection upon these conversations. Or perhaps i should say ‘Reputations’, because we carry not one, but many. Reputation is a story: … Continue reading

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