Public Service Facilitators Network – facilitating the emerging future

We had the first of our public service facilitators network events on Wednesday 18th May, to test out whether there’s an appetite for such a network and what could it look like. Facilitating a room full of facilitators from across…

The Revolution will be improvised

Recently the stewardship of the Workforce Scotland work streams transferred to a new team at The Scottish Government, and along with it my role as Programme Manager for the Enabling Collaborative Leadership Pioneer Programme and Chief Fire Starter for the Fire…

What tools does a Fire Starter need?

Day 5 of the Fire Starter Festival was an opportunity for colleagues from across public services to come together and try out some of our Workforce Scotland tools. Janet Whitley, Workforce Scotland lead, blogs for us about two of those tools: the Enabling Collaborative Leadership Pioneer Programme…

Dangerous Ideas and Starting fires…

‘Days of Danger’ have come to Scottish Government! I’m sure every day, is a day of danger for someone in Government but these particular days were created to stimulate and identify ideas that could challenge our thinking and orthodoxies of…

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…