Tag Archives: storytelling

How Stories Collide

As social creatures, we communicate in stories: small and safe ones to establish commonality, membership, and trust, and bigger, more complex ones, to share ideas, or in service of finding new meaning. But stories are not like bricks: when you … Continue reading

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The Role of the Storyteller

Alongside more formal programmes, i increasingly find value in facilitated open sessions, ‘sense making’ spaces where people can bring their own agenda: this piece explores the role of the Social Storyteller in facilitating these spaces. I have written more widely … Continue reading

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Forging the Story

I’ve been writing about Leadership as a Social Movement, and considering how that movement is carried through a Community by waves of Storytelling. Social Leaders seek to effect change not though the application of formal power alone, imposed on a … Continue reading

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The Three Levels of Storytelling: Virtual Learning Design [Pt 6]

This is the sixth in a series of pieces exploring techniques for Virtual Learning Design based around unlocking curiosity and encouraging creativity. In this piece i will explore the three levels of Storytelling: individual, co-created, and organisational. Whilst i’m sharing … Continue reading

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How Virtual Learning Works by Unlocking Curiosity [Pt 3]

This is the third in a series of articles exploring Virtual Learning and how we can design for curiosity and creativity. In the first piece we looked at a definition of Virtual Learning, and how we can use the move … Continue reading

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My New Book: Finding your Campfire – a Remote Working Survival Guide.

‘Finding your Campfire’ is about our journey out of the office, into the wilderness of remote work. The book is available as an eBook for free. It is arranged in three sections, which explore our individual challenges, the leadership perspective, … Continue reading

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Mending the Net: a Story of Culture

The past and the present, the old and the new, these are convenient ways to parcel out our time, to present separate and distinct narratives around what came before, and what replaced it. We use these terms both to describe … Continue reading

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Cultural Graffiti: A 5 Day Experiment – Day 2 – Curation

Throughout this week i am sharing my latest ‘5 Day Experiment’, a structured way to explore a topic within your own Organisation. This one is about ‘Cultural Graffiti’. Feel free to share your results in the comments, on Twitter, or … Continue reading

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Cultural Graffiti: A 5 Day Experiment – Day 1 – Spaces

The ‘5 Day Experiment’ format is a call to action: a structured exploration of a topic, based in daily activities that just take a few minutes. In this 5 Day Experiment we will explore Cultural Graffiti, the voices that are … Continue reading

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Cultural Graffiti: A 5 Day Experiment

I had a great response to the format of the 5 Day Experiment i recently shared around ‘Storytelling in Social Leadership’. It was the first in a series of these practical activities, and today i am sharing the structure of … Continue reading

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