By Steve Raw. Helping you on your leadership journey

Being Bettina’s Dad: This too shall pass – Staying Happy While Staying Alert

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May 22, 2020 • Being Bettina's dad

“Thank you Mummy” Joyce has just made a cup of tea for Bettina. The plumber is fixing our loo and Joyce notices the plumber smiling at Bettina’s reaction, who then offers to fix something extra we had not originally agreed on when the job was booked. Yesterday when Bettina approached the entrance to the supermarket,… Read More ›

Leadership »

Get up and go! Take a leap forward in 2020

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Resolutions? Let’s face it, more often than not we don’t keep them.  So let’s change the word to ‘Commitments’ as in “I am going to make some commitments in my life and in my career”. It feels different – using the word Commitment feels like it has a purpose. So….. Make 2020 your best with… Read More ›

Guest blog »

Highlights from an MBA… Systems Leadership

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By Meike Beckford I am currently learning about Systems Thinking. A fascinating, and huge(!), topic and approach to thinking about not just specific problem solving, but understanding the whole system and all its interrelated parts. The idea is that rather than assuming a simple ‘A causes B’ process and therefore assuming that if you stop… Read More ›

Leadership pack »

Leadership and Engagement Pack (May)

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Welcome to this month’s Leadership and Engagement Pack. I hope you and your families are safe and well as we continue to navigate our way through Covid19. I always look forward to receiving posts from Damian Piper and Meike Beckford who kindly contribute to our ‘Leadership & Engagement’.  This month they bring to us:  ‘Managing… Read More ›

Leadership stuff I have learned »

Get up and go! Take a leap forward – part 1

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(Creating your Business Plan for life and work) November 1988 – Nightfall in Berlin Even though it is dark this evening, this part of the Berlin Wall is lit up from the spotlights coming from the watch towers of the GDR (German Democratic Republic) guards from the Eastern side of the occupied zone. I can… Read More ›

Dosh »

Dosh Winter Newsletter

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Happy new year! To get 2020 off to a great start, please find attached your copy of the Dosh Winter Newsletter 2019-20. This edition includes: The Dosh Team Dosh News Safer Winter Driving Tips from Motability Funeral Costs December Dosh days strategy and purpose ideas Benefits updates BID form changes New Referral Form Information and… Read More ›

Being Bettina's dad »

Being Bettina’s Dad: This too shall pass – Staying Happy While Staying Alert

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“Thank you Mummy” Joyce has just made a cup of tea for Bettina. The plumber is fixing our loo and Joyce notices the plumber smiling at Bettina’s reaction, who then offers to fix something extra we had not originally agreed on when the job was booked. Yesterday when Bettina approached the entrance to the supermarket,… Read More ›

Something from my week »

My Happy Place

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As I descend the steps from the Saxonville Hotel, I cross into Ladysmith Avenue turning left into Argyle Road.  The Met is on my left and the sea is straight in front of me.  I am again in my ‘Happy Place’ I am in Whitby for our annual family holiday.  I first started coming to… Read More ›

What I talk about »

Doing what is right over doing what is easy

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On a recent journey to conduct recruitment and selection of our newest team members I listened to a USA magazine Success CD from 2012; the discussion was about ‘Trust’. The interview was with David Horsager and what David said resonated with me as I believe trust is an attribute which the Dosh business model is… Read More ›

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