Tues 1st November 2022, 5pm to 6pm. How to make your vision come true with system-based strategies
Charities are having to become ever more reactive and responsive, which means words like agility and empowerment are now right at the top of virtually every organisational agenda.
Thursday 22nd September 2022 8am to 9:45am – How can we unlock the full potential of our extended leadership teams, to genuinely empower the talented people across our organisation?
There are a million and one things charity leaders can do within their organisations, but get these two fundamental things right, and everything else will flow from there.
Coaching has become a byword for enlightened management. But it’s also become a shorthand for a mythical panacea and the default style all managers should adopt. It’s none of those things.
Lots of charities have areas of expertise that can be incredibly valuable to other organisations, but most will never get anything like their fair share of that value, simply because of the way they sell.
The world is not going back to normal any time soon. This “rolling crisis” is here to stay for the foreseeable, and we’re going to have to think, act, and above all lead, differently.
The “drama triangle” can be a surprisingly thought-provoking model for shining a light on interpersonal dynamics. But also, perhaps, for thinking about the philosophy of a sector struggling to change.
The call over recent months for a full return to office-based working shows not just a lack of vision but a profound failure of leadership to adapt.
There is a broad and fertile valley between the opposing mountain ranges of selfless charitable altruism and naked commercial self-interest.