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Honouring others

My whole family are big fans of of the TV series “Parks and Recreation“. So much so in fact that we’ve delayed watching the final episodes of the last ever season until this week. We just didn’t want it to end… I don’t want give details (spoilers) but the series ending is a beautifully crafted … Continue reading

Recruiting emotionally engaged people

Do you want emotionally engaged people at work? Not a lofty ideal or dream but part of a real and true people strategy? People who believe in the purpose and contribution of the organisation… People who are passionate, engaged and gladly giving of their discretionary effort… People who who see their work as more than … Continue reading

For the curious observer

The sign isn’t there today. However, the coffee, the tea, the sugar, the fresh milk, the cups and the urn of boiling water are. They all sit neatly on a trolley. It’s the same most Saturdays. But the sign isn’t there today. Slowly a group gathers near to the trolley. Coincidence really. Some stand, some … Continue reading

How are you social as a leader… on Social Media?

I’m really interested in how leaders on social media and especially Twitter “show up”. I’m particularly interested in how they are succeeding, or indeed failing, to show up as they want to. It’s that constant question of what is your leadership presence creating. In my last post, I shared my thinking on how you show up is … Continue reading

How is your leadership… on Social Media?

I’m really interested in how leaders on social media and especially Twitter “show up”. I’m particularly interested in how they are succeeding, or indeed failing, to show up as they want to. It’s that constant question of what is your leadership presence creating. If I followed online them what might my experience of their leadership be … Continue reading

A Discouraged Man

A man down on earth needs our help. Splendid! Is he sick? No. Worse. He’s discouraged. Even if you’re not familiar with “It’s a Wonderful Life” that short dialogue is so evocative. It speaks to something deeply relevant in our lives – the need for others to lift us up when we need it the most, even … Continue reading

#SharingReading – What’s been your article of the week?

Throughout 2015, every Friday as an end of week inquiry, a curiosity if you like, I tweeted the question “What’s been your article / paper of the week?“. I had no expectation of a response or  even a conversation – it was just a question I put out there. Some people found it a useful prompt and … Continue reading

Social froth

Social froth is here to stay. Continue reading

A noticing

In this small moment in our time. What is happening right now? Do you see? Continue reading

David Goddin’s PLN

How do you create a Personal Learning Network? Continue reading