By Steve Raw. Helping you on your leadership journey

Being Bettina’s Dad: This Too Shall Pass

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March 24, 2020 • Being Bettina's dad

After wishing Bettina, a good night I whisper through her bedroom door “Book Tomorrow” Bettina whispers back “Oh Yes”. “Book Tomorrow” doubles for a trip with her Dad to Frinton on Sea where we do a series of things together which includes buying as many books as ‘B’ wants from her favourite second-hand book shop…. 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 ›

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Highlights from an MBA: Leadership

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By Meike Beckford In the last few weeks, my two worlds of MBA and social care have come together on the topic of leadership. First, at a Skills for Care ‘Well Led’ training course and then on my ‘Responsible Leadership’ module, I have (re-)discovered the concept of tame and wicked problems and the different requirements… Read More ›

Leadership pack »

Leadership and Engagement Pack (March)

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Welcome to this month’s Leadership and Engagement Pack (March 2020) One of the highlights of putting together the ‘Leadership & Engagement’ pack is when I receive articles written especially for the monthly edition by Damian and Meike and this month is no exception so thank you both for the contributions. Our first article is from… 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

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After wishing Bettina, a good night I whisper through her bedroom door “Book Tomorrow” Bettina whispers back “Oh Yes”. “Book Tomorrow” doubles for a trip with her Dad to Frinton on Sea where we do a series of things together which includes buying as many books as ‘B’ wants from her favourite second-hand book shop…. 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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