By Steve Raw. Helping you on your leadership journey

Tag: Being Bettina’s Dad

Being Bettina’s Dad: Building a relationship

We had booked into the outdoor activity centre ‘Redridge’ at the end of the 1990s, a place Bettina and I were to visit annually for a number of years where we rock climbed, abseiled, trekked, canoed and even walked up a mountain together.

Being Bettina’s Mum & Dad: Ogres of Optimism

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.

Being Bettina’s Dad: Today we go again

One of the many lessons Bettina has taught me, that I strive to include in my life, is that no matter what has gone on in her world the day before, when she wakes up to Joyce’s knock on her bedroom door she is ready ‘to go again’

Leadership pack (January)

Welcome to the January edition of the Leadership Pack.. Happy New Year, I hope 2017 is going to be your best year so far. This is a New Year edition so there are two blog posts from http://www.leadershipintheraw.org celebrating the New Year and hopefully getting you off to a good start with a plan.  Two of… Read More ›

Being Bettina’s Dad: Being a Dad

This post is about on being a Dad to Bettina and how it has helped me with my leadership skills and hopefully to become a better leader (and a better person).

Bettina’s 2016 year in pictures

With thanks to all those who have liked read our ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ series on the blog and twitter.

Leadership pack (December)

I hope you enjoy the December edition of the leadership pack; I have enjoyed sharing ideas and information with you on leadership and management throughout 2016 and I wish you a happy Christmas. Thank you for your support.

Being Bettina’s Dad: Finding your inner child and not forgetting to lose it

My life is not all about work (despite what some people might think) it is also about Castles, Magic, Dragons, Fantastic Beasts, slapstick comedy, love, romance, Pirates and Sinbad and happy endings. It’s also about surprises, fun and laughter.

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Leadership Pack (November)

As we are getting towards the end of the year I am already thinking about goals I want to set for myself in 2017.

Being Bettina’s Dad: Bettina’s lessons in Concentration and Focus

During my participation in athletics in the 1980/90s, I modelled my levels of concentration on other athletes such as Sally Gunnell, Seb Coe and Steve Cram, closely watching them prior to races as they physically and mentally prepared for their next winning performance and taking the best bits to build my own model of concentration and focus.

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