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Highlights from an MBA: Tame, wicked and critical problems – A Coronavirus Application

By Meike Beckford In January I wrote a post about tame, wicked and critical problems. At the time, we had very little idea of what was about to hit us with Coronavirus, so the discussion was quite generic and the examples broad. Fast forward 3 months and the world around us has significantly changed with… Read More ›

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Highlights from an MBA: Leadership

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 ›

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Highlights from an MBA: Authentic Leadership

By Meike Beckford This month, I wanted to share something from the beginning of my MBA that helped me reflect on my leadership journey so far. First, an approach to documenting and unpacking your experience so far and then some more general reflections on authentic leadership. Learning from your lived experience Start by writing your… Read More ›

Leadership and Engagement Pack (Christmas edition)

Welcome to the Leadership and Engagement Pack (Christmas 2019) I would like to start the review with thanks and gratitude to those who have contributed to the monthly pack throughout 2019, I would like to thank Joyce who provides the quotes and who also has the onerous task of proof reading my blog posts and… Read More ›

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Highlights from an MBA

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 ›

Leadership and Engagement Pack (November)

Welcome to this month’s Leadership and Engagement Pack (November 2019). Some years ago I wrote a blog post (appears as the last article in this edition) I commented on one of those three bosses: “You feel excited by what is coming next. You never quite know what to expect when you receive an email, or… Read More ›

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Highlights from an MBA: Innovation

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 ›

Find people who make you better (part 2)

I am interviewing our second candidate with Meike Beckford, Dosh’s Financial Advocacy Manager for a position with Dosh Ltd, a company I have had the honour of being the Managing Director for over the last 10 years. It is my turn to be asked a question by the interviewee and to be honest it is… Read More ›

Leadership Pack (August)

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 or on all the major podcast platforms. This month I have included two of my own posts. Whilst on holiday in 2014… Read More ›

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

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 ›

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