Tag Archives: Space

Words About Learning: Space

Not the space above our heads, filled with stars. But the spaces we move between: some formal, some social, some loved and developed, others derelict and abandoned. Communities inhabit spaces: nesting, crafting, adapting, calling them ‘home’. But a space is … Continue reading

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10 Things a Social Leader Does

Social Leadership is contextual and consensual: it’s a type of authority granted by the community, founded upon our reputation and social capital. Social Leadership complements formal leadership, but works in places where formal leadership cannot reach: our communities. And that’s … Continue reading

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Cambodia Diary: Temples

The mass of architecture simply delineates space: It subdivides and subtracts from the sum total of the world, partitioning off a series of spaces purposed for ritual, function or play. Be it mud walls, steel doors or stone ramparts, the … Continue reading

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Mapping the Social Age: update

In January i’ll draw my third map of the Social Age. Why? Because it’s out of date. That’s the thing with maps: they chart our current understanding, but are subject to further exploration, which is why it always says ‘here … Continue reading

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Spaces, Places and Community

A place may be a space, but it’s not always a community. A community may be a place, but doesn’t have to occupy a particular space. A space may lack community and therefore fail to be a place at all. … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Resistant Behaviours

I’ve been exploring the 16 Resistors of change in more details as we look at how to segment and overcome the inertia. Today i’m looking at four aspects of resistance that sit under the heading of ‘Behaviour’. These are ‘habit’, … Continue reading

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The Need to Explore

A kayak trip tomorrow: we are packing warm jumpers and wet gear, two thermos flasks and baguettes for lunch. A day on the water: exploring. It’s hardly uncharted waters: the harbour here is twelve miles long, but it’s been inhabited … Continue reading

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