Tag Archives: Stories

Stories of Difference

Formal systems are good at hearing known stories, accepted wisdom, whilst what they may need to hear are hidden stories. Stories of dissent, stories of challenge, stories that provide overlays of contextual meaning, stories of unfairness or confusion. Unfinished stories. … Continue reading

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Diagonal Storytelling

I’m working on the Social Learning design for an organisation today, and thinking about diagonal storytelling. Organisations can tend to be good at vertical stories (usually cascaded down within the formal system), and horizontal stories (often tacit, tribal, flowing out … Continue reading

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To Hear Stories Of Dissent

When i’m asked “how will we know if an organisation is Socially Dynamic“, my off the cuff answer is that it will be able to hear stories of dissent. Perhaps i should add, “and it will recognise that it can … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Trust Research: 4%

Last week I launched Phase 1 of the Landscape of Trust research project: this work will run throughout 2017, exploring the nature of trust between individuals, within teams, in organisations, and through technology. It will build out a range of … Continue reading

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#Writing Week – Illustrations on Social Leadership

I’ve managed to complete 14 new illustrations today, which may be a record… as this is a writing week, where i am focussed on completing the Social Leadership 100 Days book, no new writing, but sharing some images as part … Continue reading

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5 Elements of Curation in Social Leadership

I wrote about Curation in Social Leadership yesterday in preparation for a webinar that I’m delivering tomorrow: having introduced five elements, space, content, stories, reputation, and values, today I’m going to build those out a little further. In the context … Continue reading

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Curation in Social Leadership

I’m working up some ideas for a webinar later this week on ‘Curation’ in Social Leadership: this is the first of the nine components in the NET model of Social Leadership and forms the foundation. There’s a whole chapter on … Continue reading

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