How to Start Writing Reflectively
Some psychologists believe that only by translating our reflections into language, whether spoken or written, do we embed our learning. So how can we make sure we're reflecting everyday?
We can spend a lot of time on 'auto-pilot' while we lose ourselves in the tasks that need to be done. But what might it mean to you to be more 'present' for that time?
The Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs
Social enterprise is becoming fertile ground for young leaders to apply their strengths and leadership to create real social impact. So how can we encourage more of it?
An Inner Well of Resilience
A recent learner on our Leading Edge programme, Ewan shares the importance of embracing reflection in developing effective and resilient leadership.
Ignite your Ubuntu Leadership
You could argue that 'Ubuntu' just brings together the many theories, buzzwords and approaches that are currently being promoted in our sector. But leading with an Ubuntu spirit is so much more than that...
A Half-Open Door to Women Leaders
Gender bias can show its face in subtle forms, but its effects can create an environment where women aren't able to really thrive as leaders.
Stamping Out Stigma
Stigma can be a massive barrier when trying to drive change in communities through conversation. We look for more creative ways to overcome them, like Donna did, at Hope Café Lanarkshire.
Trading Tasks for Leadership
It can sometimes be a tendency to focus on the tasks in hand, and risk undervaluing the essentials for a successful enterprise.
Social Enterprises Need Entrepreneurial Boards
Governance is generally filed under "boring but important". Boards should be exciting AND important. Sadly this not commonly the case.
Making the Connection
As part of an international study group arranged by CEiS, Neil reflects on his visit to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2014 and an idea that came to him and his colleague.