Tuesday 28th February 2023 5pm to 6pm GMT. How can leaders balance the need to be clear and consitent around strategy and plans, while retaining the agility and responsiveness to change course when circumstances shift?
The government says it has no choice but to go cost-cutting once again, but we don’t have to follow suit, and if we want to see a different outcome, we have no choice but to chart a different course.
Recorded in a live seminar from November 2022, Martyn examines the reasons charities are moving towards systems-based strategies, the benefits and implications, and how any charity can get started on the journey.
How the “good news” of having an economic crisis on the back of a pandemic can show us how to rise to the challenge.
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.
The irony of the charity sector is that, while we have the rules and oversight of a regulated industry, and the risk aversion of a conservative institution, most charities have all their power vested in just two people…
Recorded in a live seminar from June 2022, Martyn examines the legacy and lessons of the pandemic and the growing challenges being faced by charity leaders, and asks: what sustainable, effective leadership needs to look like in such extraordinary times.
In a race between a team and a committee, the team will always be able to travel lighter, move faster, and go much further in actually shaping the future.
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.