Tag Archives: Social

The Intersection of Formal and Social

In the old world, the separation between formal and social was clear: in formal spaces, like the office, formal rules applied. In social spaces, like our homes and cafes, social rules ruled. Today, that differentiation is gone: in the Social … Continue reading

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The Hidden Story

Organisations tell stories: some of them carefully crafted, beautifully illustrated and well intentioned. Others, blunt, careless and unfortunate. But all within the public sphere. These are the visible stories, with our sight and earshot, to some extent, under our control. … Continue reading

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Aspects of Social Leadership #4: Where Are We?

‘Is your visit business or social?’ asked the iPad in front of me as i checked in to visit someone today. There was, sadly, no space for a free text answer, which was a challenge as the decision was far … Continue reading

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An introduction to Scaffolded Social Learning

I’m sharing this: it’s a short ‘Introduction to Social Learning’, intended as a foundation for people new to the subject. It’s a first iteration: see what you think and let me know if you have ideas! What is Social Learning? … Continue reading

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The CEDA Community model Pt.1: ‘Curation’ and ‘Technology’ in Social Learning

Yesterday i shared the first draft of a new model i’m working on: the CEDA model is intended to be a practical lens through which to view our Social Learning communities, to determine their health and productivity. Depending on what … Continue reading

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Assailing the Castle of Resistance

It’s a long climb on a hot day: up the path, over the drawbridge, into the keep. Around you the ruined walls lean out over the abyss at crazy angles. Maybe twelve feet thick, leaning at thirty or forty degrees, … Continue reading

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Get a job! Who owns your development?

Sorting through the attic last night i came across a real gem: the printout from an early computer program that i was forced to use at school to give me some careers advice. I have to say, it’s a triumph … Continue reading

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