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7 Jan 2019

New Year, New You – Leadership to the power of 3, starting with you

Happy new year to you all!

This week we have our next mini-series – New Year, New You, in which we will explore the idea of compassionate leadership and the power of kindness. This supports Leadership to the power of 3, starting with self so we are then able to show this with our team and in the wider system.

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21 Dec 2018

Winter Gatherings and Warm Wishes

As our first Winter Gatherings draw to a close and we all prepare for whatever the festive period means for each of us, here at Project Lift we find ourselves both joyful and reflective.

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11 Dec 2018

Senior Leader Shared Stories - Angiolina Foster, Chief Executive, NHS 24

This week we are excited to bring you some Leadership Insights footage from one of our successful and inspiring senior leaders, Angiolina Foster, who is our 2018 Scottish Health Awards Leader of the Year.

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21 Nov 2018

Fresh thoughts on Leadership Mini-Series -a ratings success!

We are pleased to report that our “Fresh thoughts on Leadership” Mini-Series, was a resounding ratings  success! Many of you used our Twitter poll last week to share your feedback, with 64% of respondents saying they enjoyed all parts of the mini-series – including our daily question and sharing of stories from across our project […]

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9 Nov 2018

Some fresh thoughts on Leadership – Mini Series – Part Five

We hope you have enjoyed our mini-series on leadership stories – today we reflect on the key messages from our panel’s stories and what they collectively reveal about our project lift leadership ethos. You can catch up or revisit them with them on these links: Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four The stories […]

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8 Nov 2018

Some fresh thoughts on Leadership – Mini Series – Part Four…

Today we share our third leadership story in our series highlighting reflections and experiences from our leadership panel to illustrate the principles of our leadership ethos If you are new to our mini-series, you can read the story so far here in Parts One, Two and Three,  Our final extract from Safia, focuses on the […]

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7 Nov 2018

Some fresh thoughts on Leadership – Mini-Series Part Three…

Welcome to part three of our mini-series!  If you are joining us for the first time today, you can read Part One and Part Two to catch up. Yesterday we heard about the value of drawing upon our own personal power and agency as a leader.  Today we hear from Andrew. His story focuses on […]

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6 Nov 2018

Some fresh thoughts on Leadership – Mini-Series Part Two…

Welcome to part two of our mini-series! Today our story comes from Karen and if you are new to our mini-series you can read Part One here. Karen’s story focuses on working on self. Overall, the panel’s stories and conversation highlighted the value of knowing, shaping and developing your own leadership style, but none more […]

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5 Nov 2018

Some fresh thoughts on Leadership – Mini-Series Part One…

Welcome to our first mini-series! We are excited to offer 5 short daily items that build into a story on our fresh leadership ethos. We recently shared details of our first Project Lift Winter Gatherings and are delighted that so many of you want to connect, share your leadership stories and make a collective contribution […]

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12 Oct 2018

Winter Gatherings announced

Arrangements are now in place for the four project lift winter gatherings around the country in December.

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8 Oct 2018

Guest Blog: Inspector Keith Jack, Violence Reduction Unit, 'Making Life Work Better'

We are excited to bring you this guest blog for project lift from Inspector Keith Jack, Violence Reduction Unit.

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3 Oct 2018

An alliance for change

On 26th September, project lift were delighted to be part of an inaugural meeting of organisations from across healthcare engaged in addressing the unacceptably high levels of undermining and bullying throughout the NHS.

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19 Sep 2018

Leadership Through Live Experiences

We believe passionately that the best learning about leadership happens through our live experiences, through our relationships with others – in practice. And, in the past week, we have seen inspiring examples of this happening already – rippling out from our project lift community gathering with the Corporate Rebels. “Cascading principles to team mates yesterday […]

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12 Sep 2018

Project Lift sponsors Leadership Links Event for leaders at all levels

Are you keen to develop your leadership skills and share learning with colleagues and experts? Join us on the Leadership Links one-day event on the 7th November to build your knowledge, network, develop your collaboration skills and explore your creativity. This year’s event will focus on two Health and Care Leadership Capabilities ‘Collaboration and influencing’ […]

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6 Sep 2018

Exploring how to make work more fun

50 or so of our earliest project lift participants gathered in Edinburgh to meet and hear from the Corporate Rebels ( about their mission to “fix work that sucks”. Pim, Joost, Mireille and Ellen set the scene by reminding us why their mission is to make work more fun: increasing engagement can lead to increasing […]

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