Blog: How To Increase Psychological Safety In A Virtual Team

‘If your remote team has not been innovating lately or has reduced collaboration and interaction during virtual meetings, you may have a psychological safety issue.’ Tips on reconnecting your virtual team.

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Challenging Poverty Stigma – Learning Hub

A learning hub for those in frontline public services, this creates an opportunity to develop your understanding of poverty stigma and discrimination and introduce new ways to challenge it by implementing changes to your practice.

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Sharing Stories: Together, we help

Sharing stories is powerful and helps us connect and COVID-19 has shown just how important that connection through shared experience is. 
Together, we help in Scotland is a project to gather shared stories from the COVID-19 experience.  

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Blogs: Getting Real About Leadership

This series of blog posts based on the theme of Getting Real about Leadership resonates with aspects of our ethos and offer interesting reading for some reflective practice. They are also downloadable so ideal for sharing with teams or peers.

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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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Blog – Why We Need A Movement To Make Work More Fun

Blog post –  Why We Need a Movement to Make Work More Fun  By: Joost, Corporate Rebels,  published 2nd August 2020 ‘Leaders do not intentionally create disengaged workplace cultures. A toxic workplace culture …

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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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