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 ›
This is the first in what will hopefully be a short series where I share some ideas from my Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with the aim of introducing you to some new ideas, questions and perspectives to help you develop yourself and your organisation and to challenge me to summarise what I have actually… Read More ›
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
Being #BettinaReady means taking ownership of being prepared without making it someone else’s priority/task. It is also quite reassuring to be ready on time and equipped and ready to roll.
No matter what we face in life, we all have a choice on how we handle it.
It is one of those steps on the career ladder that seems to hold a lot of significance. You’re moving up, you probably get a pay rise and you become more ‘senior’ (whatever that means).
Over the years we have nudged many professionals working with Bettina out of their comfort zones by persuading them to take risks and push Bettina’s knowledge and skills forward, on the basis that until we do this we will not know what she is capable of achieving.
I sat down and wrote what (in my experience) really good board members do and came up with 20 points on ‘how to be a more effective board member’.
Nick Wright is a leadership coach and organisation development consultant. He shares the importance of planning and preparing.
When we are young we have little, or no, sense of time slipping through our fingers. We cannot imagine what it will be like to get older, have responsibilities or feel a sense of mortality – which is absolutely how it should be.