Tag Archives: Society

Reflective Journal #1 – Strategic View of the Pandemic

This post does not form part of my normal work – hence not the usual graphics – and i was unsure about writing it at all, but decided to share as part of #WorkingOutLoud. As we collectively struggle to make … Continue reading

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The Responsibility of Organisations

I have been surprised to see so many people celebrating the life of Jack Welch, especially people from HR or L&D backgrounds. I’m sure he was a very nice man. Certainly a very rich one. And certainly successful, by one … Continue reading

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The Nature of Leadership

Leadership is an endemic term, more often used to describe a desired outcome than a specific set of skills or behaviours, and more often describing those things that we like or aspire to than to those that we actually experience, … Continue reading

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A Politics of Reconnection?

Our democracies are always imperfect, split between structures that enable the application of power over others, and the structures that prevent that application being limitless. Some of those structures are fallible: the redrawing of constituent boundaries, the pork barrelling of … Continue reading

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Reframing Brexit

The UK is fractured by Brexit. The arguments, both for, and against, are largely tribal and intractable. And of one thing i am sure: whichever side ‘wins’, it will also lose. Unity is not something that can be imposed. And … Continue reading

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Mapping the Social Age

At the start of every year, i redraw the map of the Social Age, to reflect my current understanding of the landscape. But every year remains a sketch map: this is an evolving landscape, like the face of a glacier. … Continue reading

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A Home for Everyone

There was a story in the news today about a hotel which has cancelled a booking for 26 homeless people over Christmas. Organised by a local charity, it was an opportunity for people who live on the street to have … Continue reading

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