Tag Archives: Writing

The Table

I have a new table, to sit at when i write. It’s a beautiful thing, engineered from English oak, a wide expanse of pale wood, not even oiled. I spend most of my time travelling, writing in cafes, airports, on … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Update: The Trust Sketchbook

I’ve spent all day today illustrating the bespoke covers, and handmade elements for the Kickstarter backers of The Trust Sketchbook, so i have to admit that my creative muscles are flagging a little! I’ve drawn all of the ‘Trust Trees’, … Continue reading

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Context of the Social Age

I’m editing ‘The Change Handbook’ today, and decided to rewrite the whole chapter on ‘The Social Age’. In this post, i share the new version, with the original content after it. This is part of #WorkingOutLoud, and i’m glad i … Continue reading

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The Trust Sketchbook: A Guided Journey

I’m preparing to launch ‘The Trust Sketchbook’, in July. It’s the first in a new series of books, which act as guided, reflective, journeys through different aspects of the Social Age. These are intended to help us think about spaces … Continue reading

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The Control of Consequence

‘Consequence’ is a dominant force that acts upon us: our sense of ‘formal’ consequence, that which is applied by and within the hierarchy, and ‘social’ consequence, that which is applied by our community itself. Of the two, i suspect that … Continue reading

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The Liberation of Less: Beyond Embodied Authority

Now that i’m into the flow, i’m rather enjoying the editing process for ‘The Change Handbook’. Today, i’ve completed the section on ‘Authenticity’, exploring how, if we lack authenticity in our storytelling, it can be harder to effect change. “Be … Continue reading

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The Ownership of Stories. #WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Change Handbook’

The ownership and control of stories within organisations can be a factor of ‘Resistance’ to change. I’ve just rewritten this section of the manuscript for ‘The Change Handbook’, to explore the question of ‘ownership’ in more detail. Some of you … Continue reading

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