By Steve Raw. Helping you on your leadership journey

Being Bettina’s Dad and Thelma’s Son: Being Stoic

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February 14, 2020 • Being Bettina's dad

From Grandmother to Granddaughter Thelma Kelly sits patiently waiting for Holy Communion to begin at her Parish Church in Stockton on Tees. Suddenly her thoughts are interrupted as two church wardens walk assertively past her, towards the Vicar. They whisper a message in his ear and the Vicar nods. He turns towards his congregation to… 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

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By Meike Beckford, Lead Director for Dosh For my second post for this series of MBA highlights, I have been looking through the ‘archives’ of some of my earlier topics and stumbled upon operations management. I admit, it sounds dull! However; as soon as you start looking into it, you realise how fundamental it is… Read More ›

Leadership pack »

Leadership and Engagement Pack (February 2020)

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Welcome to the Leadership and Engagement Pack (February 2020) Each month I look forward to receiving two blog posts from ‘thought leaders’ I admire and respect. I always learn something new and they make me think and develop me as a leader. I would like to share these posts and they are the first two… 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 and Thelma’s Son: Being Stoic

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From Grandmother to Granddaughter Thelma Kelly sits patiently waiting for Holy Communion to begin at her Parish Church in Stockton on Tees. Suddenly her thoughts are interrupted as two church wardens walk assertively past her, towards the Vicar. They whisper a message in his ear and the Vicar nods. He turns towards his congregation to… 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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