Collaboration, Curiosity and Creativity – My first month with Pioneer

Thanks to everyone who got in touch about Enabling Collaborative Leadership Pioneer Programme and also to share their stories about collaboration. It’s now a month since I started as programme manager for Pioneer, and an apt time (as any) to…

Getting involved in the ‘U Lab’ – massive online global course on transforming self, society and business

Following promotion by the Scottish Government and others from across Scotland who tried - and liked - their experience of a 'U Lab' earlier this year, many hundreds of people from Scotland have signed up to participate in the next…

Beginnings of a book group: first session on Frederic Laloux’ Reinventing Organisations

Last Thursday, nine of us – a mix of folk from across the third, private and public service sector - met to talk about Frederic Laloux’s book Reinventing Organisations (see http://www.reinventingorganisations.org). This was the next in a few ‘ideas’ events we’ve…

Reconnecting with East Ayrshire Vibrant Communities team…

This blog post is a copy of one posted to the new Skilled Workers, Skilled Citizens blog at https://transformingpublicservice.wordpress.com --- Back in Spring 2013, two people told me, independently, that I 'had to go and talk to Katie Kelly at East…