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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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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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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KYM – Self Care in a Crisis: Self Coaching Resource

From our partners Know You More – a Self Care in a Crisis: COVID19 Self-Coaching Resource which is designed to help you develop the ability to self coach and help you build your resilience, mental and emotional health. There is also a related Leadership Links Webinar recording.

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National Wellbeing Hub for people working in Health and Social Care

The National Wellbeing Hub provides a range of advice, information and resources to help you help yourself, and your team if you have one.

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Blog: Carnegie UK – Kindness in a Crisis

Blog: Carnegie UK – Kindness in a Crisis By Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie Trust; April 2, 2020 ‘COVID-19 and Wellbeing Blogs: The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve personal, …

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