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.
We can get far more from our in-person interactions than mere productivity. We can get ideas, inspiration, creative thinking. We can get a space to genuinely bounce off and explore. We can get a time, just to talk.
Thursday 20th January 2022 8am to 9:45am – How can we build better, stronger, more purposeful coalitions, and embrace collaborative working to unlock the full potential of our collective impact?
Collaboration between organisations within the sector has never been more essential, so how can we break down the barriers that seem perennially to prevent us from making it actually happen?
If we want to access the income, impact and influence we could gain from a new generation of corporate partnerships, we will need to meet business leaders where they are, and take the time to educate and lead them to where they need to be.
Collaboration isn’t easy. But it isn’t as hard as you might think, and it is more important than you might realise, because without collaboration, most charities can’t actually realise their visions.
To achieve genuinely ambitious goals requires more than just passion, hard work and good intentions. It requires excellence in specific areas, and at least a minimum level of professionalism in others.
8th June 2021 5pm-6pm. Conflict is one of the few hallmarks of all high performing teams. In fact, teams that avoid all conflict eschew all hope of excellence. Join me with author and speaker Marlene Chism, on turning conflict from a negative into a positive.