Podcast: Leaders, what now? ‘The Real Conversation’

‘What is the future of leadership now? Leadership development consultants, Kirsty Mac and Jim McNeish, explore how leadership could evolve in response to the current crisis. They discuss consciousness, relationship, fear and shadow, with characteristic Scottish directness (and a little humour).’

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Blog post – How to ride a bike – Where courage comes from

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage. Dan Rockwell (Leadership Freak) asked several leaders, “How does one overcome anxiety and get on the bike?”

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Article – Creating Space for Conversations

‘When people are stressed and anxious, creating a shared, safe space to keep thinking and to maintain and develop relationships with colleagues is important.’ Leadership consultants at The King’s Fund have developed some suggestions for having virtual conversations – based on their work with leaders involved in the Covid-19 planning response.

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Resource hub: Psychology.com – Emotional Intelligence

Psychology.com 

In order to bring our the best in others we must first be able to bring out the best in ourselves – and then learn to actively listen to what is going on for others.  This is essential for compassionate leadership and culture where relationships matter and are given attention, where kindness can develop and where services, and staff wellbeing,  can be improved.

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Blog: Collaborate CIC – The immediate crisis is passing: we need to build back better from the ground up

As the first wave of the coronavirus recedes, the work of recovery is beginning…this ‘in-between’ stage offers a unique opportunity to think about what we reinstate, what new things we take forward with us, what needs to end, and what may need to change further to deal with longer term challenges.

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Putting People at the Heart of Leadership in Health and Care in Scotland – Project Lift Progress Report, June 2019

Our first report was published in June 2019 and was designed to be accessible to audiences that reflect our wonderfully diverse system and the networks and groups within. It was an opportunity to recognise why and where Project Lift has come from, the extensive evidence base that underlies the ethos and to share a clearer, then live view of what we were doing, how we were doing this, who with and to what aspirations.

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Video: ‘Words Matter’ from Cleveland Clinic, US

‘Words Matter’ is a short film from Cleveland Clinic which carries a clear and thought-provoking message for everyone engaging with the Health and Care system. 

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Coaching for Wellbeing – free coaching service for all in health and social care

Coaching for Wellbeing – free coaching service for all in health and social care Do you want to be more active in caring for your health and wellbeing during Covid-19, but not …

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