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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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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National Performance Framework

Achieving the common set of outcomes in the NPF means that people across Scotland need to work together more effectively – across communities, national and local government, in all the statutory bodies, across the third sector and in businesses. The NPF offers rich potential for individual, team and system rewards, yet requires monumental effort to create system-wide change within the current paradigm. The leadership required to achieve the NPF, as well as deliver current Health and Care outcomes, is being enabled by Project Lift.

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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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Blog: RSA – HOW TO CREATE REAL, LASTING CHANGE AFTER COVID-19

Blog: RSA – HOW TO CREATE REAL, LASTING CHANGE AFTER COVID-19 By Ian Burbridge, 29th April, The RSA ‘How do we make sense of how the crisis is changing the world as …

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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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