Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know” in managing change

When is it ok to say 'I don't know' in managing change

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’.

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4 skills for leaders that will deliver change

Change management myths - leadership of change is NOT innate

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.

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Putting ‘community’ into community aged care

social connections and loneliness

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”.

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6 ways Board Ambassadors put your non-profit on the map

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.

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How to get heard and champion your mission

How to get heard to champion your mission #NFP

You do it every day – communicate to achieve results. You might not do it well but the art of communication is available to most of us.

Why and how should you hone your communication skills to be better leaders in the not for profit sector? This article explores one framework that suggests where you should focus your efforts.

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