Julian Stodd

Next speaking on 18th January 2023 in , at Foundations of Social Leadership

Expert Overview

Capitan, Sea Salt Learning

My work explores the Social Age, and the contexts of leadership, learning, culture, and change, at the intersection of formal and social systems.

I am an evidence based practitioner, proud to work with some of the most incredible organisations in the world, supporting them in finding their way, and building practical capability, in this new space.

I am an author, with 14 books, and over 2,000 blog posts and articles to my name: i #WorkOutLoud, which means that my work is evolutionary and adaptive, and i am unafraid to be wrong, if i am open minded enough to learn how to be right, through research and prototype.

I founded Sea Salt Learning in 2014 as an enterprise level partner through change:

  • We provide strategic consultancy and form Navigation Partnerships at exec level.

  • We build capability in teams through a broad Certification programme and immersive Experiences.

  • We partner on the design and delivery of global solutions around leadership, culture, learning transformation and change.

I have written 14 books so far, including:

  1. The Social Leadership Handbook
  2. The Trust Sketchbook
  3. Social Leadership: My 1st 100 Days
  4. To the Moon and Back: Leadership Reflections from Apollo
  5. The Community Builder Guidebook
  6. The Trust Guidebook
  7. The Social Learning Guidebook

I help organisations adapt to be fit for the Social Age, to understand the notion of a Socially Dynamic Organisation, and to take practical steps to evolve.

I am a passionate advocate for social justice and willing to fight for fairness.

Awarded the Learning Performance Institute 'Colin Corder Award for Services to Learning', 2016.

I write widely around all aspects of the Social Age: Social Learning, Social Leadership, Collaborative Technology, Social Justice and Equality, Dynamic Change.

Sometime artist and poet. Occasional thinker. Accidental futurist.

Academic background in communication theory, psychology and neurophysiology, learning design, educational psychology, and philosophy.

Proud global mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

Proud Trustee of Drake Music, a charity that works to break down disabling barriers to music through education and research.

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