Welcome to the Leadership Pack (April 2019)

Damian Piper, our Performance coach and consultant, starts this edition with Beyond SMART. Following on from last months theme of feedback, Damian thought he would focus this month’s article on some thoughts about working with an individual who is taking forward an objective on your behalf. Good timing Damian, the company I work for www.dosh.org have some significant objectives for their new ‘Project 2000’ as we move towards supporting 2000 people with a learning disability to have more control and independence with their money.

Next we have a message from Damian “I need your help” “I’ve got a personal goal to do what I can to support people with performance development. Please subscribe to receive my thought-provoking updates designed to take your performance to the next level:  https://effectivechallenge.com/blog/ It’s at the top my ‘to do list’ Damian, thanks.

One of my colleagues, Meike Beckford (Dosh’s Financial Advocacy Manager) has contributed with: Giving Voice to Values

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. This comes from my MBA work on ethics and values which led to a project with the Dosh team to check on our shared understanding of our values, think about what makes it easy and difficult to act on them and looking at how we can practice speaking up and acting in line with our values the next time we are challenged.”

I often think we don’t discuss the importance of ‘Ethics’ and our social responsibility as managers and leaders (for our companies and organisations) enough so I personally recommend Meike’s article to you.

New from my blog www.leadershipintheraw.org the “gift that keeps on giving” is meant to continually invoke the feelings people get when they receive a present. It implies that any present that gives enjoyment over and over would be better than a gift that only provides that feeling once. Thank you for your kind comments about my posts from the ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ series and thank you for giving so much Bettina.

This month’s quotes have been taken from my wife’s @JoyceRaw1 and @livelikearaw twitter feeds – thanks Joyce. I am also live on Twitter: @DoshLtd sharing leadership thoughts at 7am, 7 days a week. We welcome new followers!

Steve Raw FinstLM, FCMI, GCGI

Email:    steve.raw@dosh.org

Blog:   www.leadershipintheraw.org

It’s not about how good you are,

It’s how Good You want to be