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Creating a Healthy Workforce Environment – Fit for the Future

Creating a Healthy Workforce Environment – Fit for the Future

I worry that the less enlightened leaders will merely think a return to the work environment will simply mean re-setting the previous culture (which may have been fit for purpose at that time) rather than taking time to evaluate the journey, current health and future needs of their staff.

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Personal reflection on depression

Personal reflection on depression

I find it very hard to believe that just over a year ago, I was finishing my career as a Local Government Chief Executive on a career high, at the London Hilton, leading a highly talented team of officers and members, as a finalist of the Municipal Journal Council of...

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Social Media – an increased risk to leaders’ wellbeing

Social Media – an increased risk to leaders’ wellbeing

The way we lead is often influenced – at least in part – through what we have learnt and experienced. At its best, this means we’re able to adapt, using our past experiences to overcome challenges, difficulties or a changing environment. But what about when we find...

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Vaccine Response

Vaccine Response

As the nation begins to exhale a large audible outpouring of relief, it is beginning to become increasingly clear that the roll-out of vaccines will become the prime focus for communities right across the country at the beginning of 2021. Local Government should be...

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