Join your Facebook Group

Join your Facebook Group

We’ve set up a Facebook group specifically for participants of the current programme, you can join by CLICKING HERE. This is a space for you to interact with your fellow participants, share thoughts and experiences and pose questions to the group. On a Tuesday evening...
I…am a leader

I…am a leader

Ten years ago I graduated with a Second-Class Bachelor of Science (with Honours) from the University of Edinburgh: Ecological Science (Conservation & Management). If you had asked me on my graduation day what I would be doing now, I would have said I’d be...
Potential

Potential

Back in week four we were thinking about the concept of servant leadership and empowering others. In my contribution for that week (“Starfish”), I shared with you my thoughts on how our emotive relationship with volunteers is often at odds with our relationship with...
Week 10 – Self-guided exercises

Week 10 – Self-guided exercises

How clear are you on your role at work?  Try this exercise.  Begin with the heading ‘my job exists to…’  Now answer the question in no more than 20 words. Share your job purpose with your boss.  Do they agree with your words, or do you need to work together to...
Week 8 – Self-guided exercises

Week 8 – Self-guided exercises

If you have responsibility for leading a team (employed or volunteers) take some time to plot them on the Capability and Attitude matrix in “Lead Like Mary’ which you can find in the week 8 section.  Now consider what action you need to take for each individual, to...