Most of go to the Doctor to get prescriptions for all sort of medicines to keep us health, but what if they started to turn the tables on us and put it back on us to do the hard work to get healthy?
Of course it is easier to take a tablet or two to ‘solve’ our problems but they are perhaps at best an illusion of health.
Continue reading Non-profits as partners in health prevention?
Are we making the most of the people we meet and connect with in our work day? Can we make these contacts and connections work harder for our non-profit?
Everyday we meet and chat with a range of Board and committee members, staff, volunteers, donors, clients, customers and suppliers. But are we making the most of these encounters and are they extending our mission?
Make your connections work for you
Yes OK so you are busy and have a large network of contacts but what are you doing to nurture and encourage them as active ambassadors for your non-profit?
Continue reading Ambassadors for your NFP – amplify your voice
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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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