By Steve Raw. Helping you on your leadership journey

Being Bettina’s Dad: Bettina’s perseverance in the face of adversity

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July 29, 2019 • Being Bettina's dad

Coming towards the end of a money awareness workshop, with my colleague Michaela, at Market Field School in Colchester I am approached by a member of the school staff who, I later learned, had especially come over to see me as she had heard that I had been talking about my youngest daughter Bettina. Bettina… Read More ›

Leadership »

The Dosh Leadership Code

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I was recently inspired to put together a ‘Leadership Code’ for Dosh, who support adults with a learning disability to have more independence and control over their money. All of our team members are involved in communications and connections with: colleagues, stakeholders, commissioners, families and the people we support, and I consider each one of… Read More ›

Guest blog »

Giving Voices to Values

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We have been thinking about our values in my organisation Dosh recently, and particularly how we act on them – doing and not just saying, particularly when it’s not easy

Leadership pack »

Leadership Pack (August)

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Welcome to the Leadership Pack (August 2019). Damian Piper, our Performance coach and consultant, starts this edition discussing ‘Owning your commitment’ Have you checked out Damian’s podcasts yet? They are available at http://www.effectivechallenge.com/podcasts or on all the major podcast platforms. This month I have included two of my own posts. Whilst on holiday in 2014… 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 Summer Newsletter 2019

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Welcome to the Dosh Summer Newsletter 2019 In this edition: The Dosh Team Dosh News Introducing new members to the Dosh Team Project 2000: New referrals, BID Forms and bank statements Universal Credit Update: Universal Credit Managed Migration Pilot Starts WCA info and PIP info: Useful resources for completing benefits forms Supporting energy customers in… Read More ›

Being Bettina's dad »

Being Bettina’s Dad: Bettina’s perseverance in the face of adversity

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Coming towards the end of a money awareness workshop, with my colleague Michaela, at Market Field School in Colchester I am approached by a member of the school staff who, I later learned, had especially come over to see me as she had heard that I had been talking about my youngest daughter Bettina. Bettina… 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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