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April 2021

Remote Management for 2021 – Post COVID transitions

World of Work Project
In this one hour, online seminar we explore some key challenges that teams which went remote as a result of covid lockdowns are now starting to face after a year out of the office and as they start to consider...
15th April Online Management

Communicating to listen and connect

World of Work Project
In this online seminar, we talk through some useful practical models you can use to reflect on and improve your communications skills with particular focus on listening and connecting.As always, James and Jane...
21st April Online Management

Navigating Strategic Risk

Opportunity and risk go hand in hand. The challenge for the CO is to find a strategic and proportionate approach that makes the most of the opportunities to create value but also manages risks.This briefing...
22nd April Online Management

Resilience in Times of Change

The Lens
This small group workshop explores the intrinsic relationship between resilience at individual, team and organisational levels.
23rd April Online Management

ACOSVO Women Leaders' Network: Chairs & Chief Officers

ACOSVO Women Leaders' Network is a peer support network for women Chief Officers and senior managers in Scottish Voluntary Organisations. Please join this cross-sector event to meet other female leaders...
29th April Online Management
May 2021

How to break out of unproductive narratives at work (or home!)

Creative Help
Exploring and sharing tips and techniques for creating new, more positive narratives in the moment and for lasting change.We all have moments where we feel trapped and unable to break out of a futile argument...
5th May Online Management

Home and Away – Responding to the Changes in How We Work

The opposite of ‘working from home’ is not necessarily ‘going back to the office’. As we look ahead to the summer and the timetable for the easing of restrictions, we will have new territory to navigate in...
6th May Online Management

Developing Sustainable Leadership Through Succession Planning

Succession is something that all organisations experience – it’s a case of when, not if. Preparing for succession is therefore key to building sustainable leadership capacity, and it’s best to begin the process...
11th May Online Management

10 Ways to Employee Wellbeing

With employees now commonly valuing happiness over salary and benefits, building your wellbeing strategy should be just as important as building your brand and developing your products and services.Investing in...
20th May Online Management

The Basics of Managing Remotely

World of Work Project
In the session, we will run through the challenges of managing remotely and of managing remote and hybrid teams. We will provide simple action points managers can adopt to improve their practice or transition...
25th May Online Management