Guest Blog: Ian Findlay – Systems Thinking

There’s been a lot of talk recently about systems thinking. I’d like to explore this approach from my experience of health and environment policies and systems. And I’d like to pose this …

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The Reflexive Leader – Bringing reflective practice to life for leaders at all levels

*This post has been updated since the original publication date of  27th September 2019 on projectlift.scot* Project Lift’s own Jenni Jones & Joanne Rafferty hosted a webinar on the Reflective Leader via NHS …

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Peer Reflection – the key to connected leadership across levels, roles and the wider system?

At a time when when most of Scotland is in our second lockdown, when homeschooling has become an additional role for many working parents and carers, when cases numbers are higher now …

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Serve to Lead

Written by David Goodacre,  December 2020 for our Serve to Lead community event, 21st January 2021. “Sound leadership – like true love, to which I suspect it is closely related – is all …

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Collaboration – essential to delivering right outcomes for the people we serve yet we are still not getting it right.

Written by Anna Fowlie,  December 2020 for our Collaboration & Working Across Boundaries event, 10th December 2020. Collaboration has always been important, but over the last 10 months its been both crucial and difficult.  Working …

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Four Collaboration Lessons Learnt and Two Questions to Learn More

Written by Heather Shearer,  December 2020 for our Collaboration & Working Across Boundaries event, 10th December 2020. I spend my working life supporting people in health and social care so they can …

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Thunderbirds – Collective and Collaborative Working in Action

Written by Tam Begbie,  November 2020.  Graphic from www.minifigs.me  This piece is about acknowledgement of effective team work and how it can be very enabling for others to reach goals. Unfortunately, some …

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Leaders at all Levels – Role Modelling Real Leadership

I don’t profess to be an expert on the subject of leadership but am happy to share some of my experiences from the perspective of someone who has had the good fortune …

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Agency, Power and Purpose – Three Threads of Empowerment?

‘Agency is your power to become. Each choice takes you closer to or further from what you are meant to become.’ Randall L. Ridd Here in Project Lift we talk a lot …

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, what kind of future can you see for us all?

What future do we see for ourselves as HR?  When we hold up the mirror that we so frequently encourage others to hold up in the name of development, what do we …

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