Tag Archives: Writing

Organisations That Experiment

This is very early stage #WorkingOutLoud as i conduct the initial research for the book on ‘Experimenting Organisations’. So early stage that it may barely be worth reading, but i am finding it useful to rapidly iterate the structure of … Continue reading

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Books

Our lives are marked out by milestones: birthdays and graduations, anniversaries and seasons. Chapter markers on the journey. I find myself at one of these milestones: not a birth or death, not an age related or educational one. But a … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Experimental Organisation’ – Draft Structure

In the early stages of writing, i like to create a more visual map of the book: this is ‘behind the scenes’ really, to help me identify the core narrative, and ensure i do not miss out anything obvious! The … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Experimental Organisation’ – Frames

This is one of a series of posts as i build out an initial framework for the book on ‘The Experimental Organisation’. In this piece i explore the question of ‘where’ we experiment, and introduce the idea of three spaces: … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on The Experimental Organisation

With ‘The Quiet Leadership Guidebook’ and ‘The Humble Leader’ books both in production, my main writing focus now turns to the interviews for ‘The Experimental Organisation’. In this work i will be exploring how Organisations learn to change: specifically, how, … Continue reading

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Quiet Leadership: One Subject, Two Books

This summer i am publishing two books in parallel: ‘Quiet Leadership’ and ‘The Humble Leader’. Both explore the same topic, but through two different mechanisms, and this week both have moved into production, which is an exciting time! Quiet Leadership … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘The Humble Leader’

I have the luxury this week of time to spend illustrating the next book: ‘The Humble Leader’ [working title] is an exploration of humility in leadership. It forms a guided, reflective space. I have known from the start that i … Continue reading

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The Driftwood Cross

Flotsam is that which is washed off the deck: jetsam that which is cast aside, into the salt, over the deep. Washed by sun and smoothed by the tide, it ultimately finds it’s way to shore, where it beaches in … Continue reading

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The Humble Leader

Today i completed the manuscript for ‘The Humble Leader’, a reflection on humility in Social Leadership. It’s structured as a series of standalone pieces, each of which consists a personal reflection, and some questions to ask of ourselves or others. … Continue reading

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Research and Writing for 2021

I have an ambitious programme of research and writing for 2021: ‘The Social Age Guidebook’ is high on the agenda (last year i worked through all ten main sections, and now all that remains is to rewrite the final five), … Continue reading

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