7 February 2019 - 3:56pm
So… this week I have spent two days in Birmingham being energised, inspired and challenged with bells on* by the people I met at Losing Control (a conference hosted by Practical Governance and the Social Change Agency).
8 January 2019 - 2:27pm
If you’ve been on any leadership training in the last few years or love a good TED talk you may be aware of the following video:
20 November 2018 - 3:43pm
Transport means a lot of things to a lot of different people. But how much of an issue is it for some people? For me personally, it is quite a big component of my daily living and how I go about my life. I rely on public transport to get to work, to visit family and to do the activities I want to do. I regularly use buses or train services to get to where I need to be, luckily for me I do not have any barriers preventing me from using public transport so largely this isn’t a huge issue. It has its good days and it has its bad days.
12 October 2018 - 3:46pm
In times of austerity, we all feel the pressure whether this is within our own organisation, the people we serve or personally. No matter how we feel this pressure, we are all aiming for the same goal – to improve our organisation, the lives of others, our family, friends and ourselves, however challenging this may be.
We know there are major funding issues facing many local authorities across the country which have had serious consequences for the voluntary and community sector, local people and their communities.
23 August 2018 - 6:05pm
In June, I was asked to listen in on a conference call about a ‘public living room in a box’, not going to lie, I only said yes out of intrigue.