What do you do when news practices, systems and models are ‘foisted’ upon you by a new contracting arrangements?
Well in most cases we ‘suck it up’ and get on with the job. You often have little choice as these contracts represent your bread and butter and not to do so would disadvantage you clients and future customers.
Continue reading Good transitions – planning matters to your success
In times of change it is not a bad thing for a manager to say ‘I don’t know’.
Change – an act or process through which something becomes different. Make or become different.
For something to become different it has to change, in becoming different it often will represent the ‘unknown’.
Continue reading Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know” in managing change
Myths play a useful role in our life. They help to simplify and present a story that build shared understanding and insight.
One way of thinking about myths is that they are ‘fanciful fiction’ which help us make sense of the world. We must remember that they are not reality, they reflect a widely held but false belief.
Continue reading 4 skills for leaders that will deliver change
Who is responsible for reconnecting older people to their community or social networks when there are limited family or friends to help?
I ask this as a result of a recent article which showcased the work of Wellbeing Enterprises, a winner of the Health & Social Care award at the UK Social Enterprise Awards 2016. Wellbeing Enterprises works “help people find things that make them smile”.
Continue reading Putting ‘community’ into community aged care
You’ve gone to a lot of trouble
- to source and recruit your Board members.
- to choose committed, connected and captivated Board members.
- inducting Board members and getting them up to date on the great work of your non-profit.
- introducing them to the challenges and opportunities of your non-profit.
So why wouldn’t you explore the option with them of being a Board Ambassador. Here are some compelling reasons why it makes sense and some ideas to implement a successful Ambassador program.
Continue reading 6 ways Board Ambassadors put your non-profit on the map